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Monthly Archives: April 2015

Reciprocating Saws

Back in 1951, The Milwaukee Electric Tool Corp manufactured the first reciprocating saw and is commonly referred to as a Sawzall. The Sawzall has a long D-shaped handle and requires both hands to operate. It weighs around 10 lbs, which helps to minimize vibration and provide improved grip. The Sawzall normally has a variable speed trigger and/or controller for simple change of speed if needed. The term reciprocating saw (oscillating saw) applies to any saw that cuts using a back & forth motion. These include the jigsaw, the scroll saw, the saber saw, and the rotary reciprocating saw. The reciprocating saw operates using different blade types: bi-metal, …

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Cut-off Saw Applications

The terms cut-off saw, or chop saw, refer to two distinct classes of power tool: the miter saw; typically used in woodworking, and the abrasive saw; typically used to cut hard materials, such as metals or ceramic. Miter saws are used to make accurate cross cuts and miters on a work piece. Types of a cut-off saw The Manual Miter Saw is suspended on rollers or slides in a metal guide that works with a miter box to allow for accurate cross and miter cuts. Used occasionally in picture framing or by manual woodworking enthusiasts, but have largely been replaced by power woodworking tools. The …

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The Chop Saw

A chop saw is a lightweight circular saw mounted on a spring-loaded pivoting arm, and is supported by a metal base. A stationary power tool that cuts material with a downward, chopping motion. The chop saw (drop saw) is a Miter or Abrasive saw, although both are entirely distinct classes of power tool. The Miter Saw A miter saw is used to make quick, accurate crosscuts in a work piece and at a selected angle. Common uses include framing operations and mold cutting. Most miter saws are relatively small and portable, with common blade sizes ranging from eight to twelve inches. Power …

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HEM Saw H130 Bandsaw Machines

  Gerald R. Harris founded HE & M, Inc. (HEM) in 1964. For fifty years, HEM Saw has maintained its reputation as the manufacturer of quality and durable bandsaw machines. HEM Saw remains a leader in the bandsaw industry, consistently setting the standard with more patented innovations than any other bandsaw manufacturer in the world. HEM manufactures more than 70 different models of production bandsaw. One of their most successful achievements is the H130 Series bandsaw machine. The cutting capacity for this series ranges from 16” x 16” W to 10” x 20” W when cutting shapes. All three use a 10hp motor with 2hp hydraulics. …

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Our Return Policy

SawBlade.com is one of the fastest growing companies selling quality bandsaw blades. Ordering bandsaw blades through our website is straightforward, hassle-free, and completely secure. The types of bandsaw blades listed are detailed with information. We also offer reviews on select blades, machines, and their parts. We provide a section on blade types, measurement, TPI, and thickness, making it fast, easy, and convenient to order. The ordering experience is simple, our website concise, and by the click of a link, details are provided that offer valuable information on every saw blade that include things like size, type, TPI, thickness, and length. If there is an issue with an …

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