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What is the function of hacksaw?
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Consequently, how do you use a hacksaw?
Hacksaw Safety Tips
- Choose the correct blade for the material being cut.
- Secure the blade with the teeth pointing forward if you want to cut on the push stroke; backward if you want to cut on the pull stroke.
- Keep the blade rigid and the frame properly aligned.
- Cut using strong, slow, steady strokes.
Likewise, what is hacksaw tool? Definition of hacksaw. : a fine-tooth saw with a blade under tension in a frame that is used for cutting hard materials (such as metal)
Secondly, how many types of Hacksaw are there?
Frame : There are two types of Hacksaw Frame, a fixed and an adjustable. The fixed frame can only take one length of Blade, but is more rigid that the adjustable type, which can take Blades of different lengths.
Can I use hacksaw to cut wood?
Though the hacksaw is specifically designed to cut through metal, it is often used to saw wood and plastic. The technique for using a hacksaw is identical to that of a crosscut saw.