The Axcaliber range of Contract TCT (Tungsten Carbide Tipped) circular saw blades offers an unmatched blend of choice, cutting performance and price.
Manufactured in one of the most advanced facilities in the world, they are produced to the highest standards using the finest materials available. With the range covering everything from hand held power tools right up to large panel saws used in production workshops, you will be certain to find
a blade to suit every requirement. Bore size 30mm. A range of bore reducing bushes is available. A great choice for a panel saw.
|Recommended RPM||6,000 rpm|
21 November 2015
Sharp, but insufficient setI recently bought a 315 x 28 tooth rip saw blade to mount in my superb Knapp table saw. I've been ripping some 60mm dry oak boards, and the blade has been excellent, slicing through 60mm with no effort whatsoever. However, when I turn the board on it's edge, and try to rip down 100mm, I run into problems. Once the leading edge of the wood has passed the saw spindle, and before the leading edge has reached the riving knife, I can feel the wood being lifted up and pushed back towards me. Time to retreat, I think. You don't fight with 5hp whistling towards you at 4000rpm. Could it be the board closing in on the cut? There is no evidence of closing. I try the other end of the board, and get the same problem. So what's going on? I can only guess that there is insufficient set on those teeth, and the upcoming part of the blade - which isn't cutting of course - is binding in the slot. Or, putting it differently, the centre part of the blade is thicker than the set on the teeth. I have had no problems of this sort with previous 315mm rip blades from Axminster, but to be fair, they were more costly.