Asked by: Tayisiya Fenech
asked in category: General Last Updated: 28th May, 2020

Can I put a metal cutting blade on my Mitre saw?

Yes, you can use a miter saw to cut metal as long as you use the appropriate blade; however, the types of metals are limited. The most possible metals that you can cut using a miter saw are aluminum and steel. Basically, you can use carbide blades to cut aluminum.

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Likewise, people ask, can I put a chop saw blade on a miter saw?

Most mitre saws have a plastic piece that the blade passes through when past the material you are cutting, this will most likely get hot and start a fire. Under no circumstances should you put a mitre saw blade into an abrasive chop saw.

Additionally, is a chop saw the same as a miter saw? The main difference between a chop saw and a miter saw is that a miter saw can rotate and produce angled cuts (or 'miters' … hence the name). Chop saws only cut straight, 90-degree angles. Most often used with abrasive metal cut-off wheels, chop saws are hardy machines that will cut through just about anything.

Subsequently, one may also ask, what materials can you cut with a miter saw?

Non-Ferrous Saw Blades – Miter saws, and other saws for that matter, is not only limited to cutting wood. These kind of blades can also be used to cut non-ferrous metals such as brass, copper and aluminum that are used in constructing. The blades are designed to cut through rough and hard materials such as metals.

What kind of saw do I need to cut metal?

A standard, motorized circular saw is capable of creating straight cuts through most types of metal. The key to using a standard circular for cutting metal is to choose the proper blade for the project. In general, circular saws accept abrasive, metal cut-off discs for metalworking projects.

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