USEFUL INFORMATION

SAW BLADE TERMINOLOGY

Tooth Shape

Tooth Geometry and Saw Blade Terminology

a1 Rake angle (hook) a6 Front shear angle EXP Expansion slot CSK Countersink hole
a2 Back clearance angle D Diameter T Number of teeth OW Outer wiper slot
a3 Radial side angle B Kerf SP Silencing port IW Inner wiper slot
a4 Tangential side angle E Thickness of saw body KN Key slot (width x depth) P Tooth pitch
a5 Top bevel angle d Bore PIN Pin hole PCD Pitch circle diameter

Calculations / Formulae

Note: All formulas and information is for reference only. For specific advice on your cutting application please contact us for more information.

Tooth pitch in millimetres

pitch

π = ±3.14159
D = Saw blade diameter in mm
n= Number of Teeth

Peripheral Speed (Rim Speed)in metres per second

D = Saw blade diameter in metres
π = ±3.14159
RPM = Spindle speed in revolutions per minute

Motor Power Calculation

Note: This formula does not take into account material being cut or number of teeth. Please contact us for more specific information on your application.

HSS cut-off saw toothing and speed table

See attached document above

Circular Saw Maintenance

View the process of circular saw manufacturing.