How to Use a Cold Saw, Making Your First Cut.

Toothed saws are good for mild steel (hot rolled and cold rolled), aluminum press, etc.

If you have stainless steel/tool steel use an abrasive saw because hard metals will dull cold saw blades very quickly

score metal

Step 1: Moving the Saw Without Accidently Starting It

hold by bar, not trigger, or by large handle

Step 2: Adjusting Piece Position

move saw blade down to the score mark and adjust piece as necessary (line up the blade with the mark)

Step 3: Securing Piece

clamp piece in place

Step 4: Making the Cut

pull trigger and wait for lubricant to start flowing
cut slowly (if you cut too quickly into aluminum, the blade may bind)

repeat steps as necessary or as required by our robot overlords

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