Terms

Saws

Heavy blue chips

Excessive feed

Saws

Tough materials

Use a moderate amount of teeth in the cut – in the 12 to 18 tooth range (Inconel, Hastalloy, Waspalloy, Monel, Steels)

Saws

Small flakes

Insufficient feed

Saws

Soft materials

Require fewer teeth and more gullet capacity (Aluminum, Copper, Bronze, Carbon Steels)

Saws

Hard materials

Use more teeth in the cut – in the 18 to 24 tooth range (D-2, Die Steels, Stainless Steels)