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Cermet Saw Blade Cutting Speed

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Cermet Saw Blade Cutting Speed

Cermet II Saw Blades – Cutting Speed 

These test were run on Saw Blades tipped with Cermet II Saw Tips and Carbide Tipped Saw Blades for Comparison.  Refer to our Tool Tipping Material Index for more information on the differences between these two Types of Cutting Tool Materials.

Tested:
1. Cermet II 20-tooth blade- Buy Cermet II Saw Blade
2. VA 20-tooth blade with standard carbide saw tips.
3. BD 18-tooth blade 
4. IR 24-tooth blade
5. OL 36-tooth blade

 

Performance test #l
Conditions: Free fall cutting through medium density particle board.
10 blades tested from each group. Time averaged for five cuts each.
 
No.       Sample             Ave time/10 blades (sec)
l.          Cermet II                      2.4  Fastest Cut
2.         VA                               2.7
3.         BD                               4.6
4.         IR                                3.3
5.         OL                               8.3  Slowest Cut

 

Performance Test #2
Conditions: Select three best blades from each group in Test #1. 
Cut 5,000 ft each through 8-ft length medium density particle board.
 
No        Sample             Ave. Time through cut (sec)
l.          Cermet II                        3.4   F astest Cut
2.         VA                                 7.3
3.         BD                               10.6
4.         IR                                  8.8
5.         OL                               48.4  Slowest Cut 

 

Time of Cut Data - Measuring how fast a saw blade dulls out

This was done with a mechanically controlled constant push on the chop saw.    We ran different saw blades with different tooth counts in different materials.  The test was run until some of the saw blades dulled out. 

Under 20 Teeth

 # Teeth 

Ave. first test

Ave. last test

 Increase in cutting time

 

Cermet II

18 

2.41

2.55

106%

Least Wear

Cermet II

 20

2.38

3.39

142%

 

18

3.28 

10.23

312%

 

M

16

2.96

49.07

1,658%

Most Wear  

MS

16

2.67

21.45

803%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

At the end of the test it took saw blade M 17x as long to make a cut as it did to make its first cut.  

Saw blade M took 8 times as long while the Cermet II blades showed considerably less wear. 

 

Over 20 teeth

 

 

 

 

MA

24

3.25

8.84

272%

Cermet II

24

2.93

3.83

131%    Least Wear

Cermet II

20

2.7

7.34

272%

F

24

6

59.6

993%    Most Wear

CC

20

5.7

32.41

569%

O

24

7.3

10.59

145%

P

24

4.59

25.4

553%

R

36

8.31

48.44

583%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Here blade F dulled out to where it took 10 times as long to make a cut.  After the same number of cuts, the cermet II saw blades were considerably sharper and cut much faster than the other blades.


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