Last updated on August 2nd, 2022 by Myla Pablo
Cutoff Saw or also known as abrasive saw or chop saw, is a construction power tool mainly used to cut hard materials such as wood, metal, tiles and concrete.
Abrasive saws, also known as cut-off saws or chop saws, are circular saws (a type of power tool) used to cut hard materials such as metals, tile, and concrete. An abrasive disc, comparable to a thin grinding wheel, performs the cutting action. Technically, this is not a saw because it does not cut with regularly shaped edges (teeth).
These saws come in a variety of sizes and configurations, including table top, free hand, and walk behind types. The cutting wheel and motor are installed on a pivoting arm coupled to a fixed base plate in table top variants, which are widely used to cut tile and metal. Table top saws are frequently electrically driven and typically have a vise or other clamping device.
On construction sites, free hand designs are commonly used to cut concrete, asphalt, and tubing. They are built with the handles and motor close to the operator and the blade at the other end of the saw. Because the materials being cut are larger and heavier, free hand saws do not have a vise.
Abrasive saws commonly use composite friction disk blades to cut steel abrasively. The disks are consumable commodities because they wear out during the cut. These saws’ abrasive disks are normally 14 in (360 mm) in diameter and 764 in (2.8 mm) thick. Blades with 410 mm (16 in) diameter are used in larger saws. Steel and stainless steel disks are available.
Superabrasive (i.e., diamond and cubic boron nitride or CBN) blades for abrasive saws survive longer and produce less dangerous particulate matter than traditional abrasive materials. Superabrasive materials are most typically used for cutting concrete, asphalt, and tile, but they can also be used to cut ferrous metals.
First, the miter saw which is typically used in woodworking. The second is abrasive saw which is used to cut hard materials such as metals, tiles or ceramic.
The table below shows the latest retail Apr 2022 prices of Cutoff Saw in Philippines Peso price per pieces including brand, version and specification.
Price and Specification of Cutoff Saw per pc in the Philippines
|BOSCH||GCO 220 14″||2200W||6500.00|
|GCO 14-24J HEAVY DUTY||2400W||11800.00|
|DEWALT||D28730 14″ 355 mm ABRASIVE CUT OFF||2300W||8200.00|
|MAKITA||2414-355 mm PORTABLE 14″||2000W||20000.00|
|2416S 16″ HEAVY DUTY||1430W||22500.00|
UPDATED: Construction Material Prices for Cutoff Saw in the Philippines (Apr 2022)
UPDATED: All Construction Prices are based on retail prices around hardware in Metro Manila
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