Table Saw

A rotating disc, driven by an electric motor, with teeth around the circumference.

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The distance that the blade protrudes through the table surface may be controlled. A guide allows the distance between the edge of the material and the saw to be set accurately. This type of saw is used to accurately cut material to size.

Circular Saw
Saw Blade
Diameter [mm]
Optimum Speed [rpm] Power [kW]
180 5000 0.25 to 0.4
200 4500 0.4 to 0.55
250 3600 0.4 to 0.75
300 3000 1.1 to 1.5
350 2500 1.5 to 2.3
400 2300 2.3 to 3

See also: Saw.

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