Saw HP Guide
Q: What’s the difference between an asphalt blade and a concrete blade?
A: An asphalt blade has a much higher diamond concentration to protect the matrix from prematurely wearing away due to extreme abrasion. In addition, an asphalt blades bond is much harder.
Q: Can I use an asphalt blade to cut concrete?
A: No, asphalt blades have a much harder bond and higher concentration of diamond.
Q: Can I use a concrete blade to cut asphalt?
A: Yes, but the abrasion will make your blade wear out extremely fast.
Q: What blade thickness do I need?
A: That depends on how much horsepower you’re running.
M: 42 hp and under use .135
M: 44 hp and up use .155-187
Q: What spec. good for my job?
A: Each job depends on what type of aggregate you’re cutting. See the aggregate map below.
Q: How much footage should I expect?
A: It depends on your aggregate and sand. Each market has different expectant footages.
Q: Why do blades undercut?
A: Undercutting in most cases is due to cutting through the material and into the dirt or base.
Q: How deep can my blade cut?
A: Deduct the collar/blade flange diameter, then divide by 2.
Q: Can you repair a damaged blade or core bit?
A: Yes, we are a full service company.
Q: Do you re-segment core bits?
A: Yes, any size, diameter or length.
Q: Do you make custom blades and bits?
A: Yes, any sized blades up to 48” and any sized bits.
Q: Can you make custom product in the same day?
A: Yes, in most cases. We try to inventory most all required raw materials to make things on the fly.
Q: Can you ship directly?
A: Yes, we use UPS, USPS, GSO. Uber and Lyft for local deliveries.
Q: Can you help us determine blade cost on particular jobs?
A: Yes, we are a full service company and can help determine diamond costs for your projects.