What is the finest tooth hacksaw blade?

What is the finest tooth hacksaw blade?

18-teeth per inch
For heavy-duty cutting jobs like steel reinforcing rod or pipe, an 18-teeth per inch blade would be the best choice. For a job that requires medium-duty cutting, like a thin wall electrical conduit, a 24-teeth per inch blade would do a better job.

What are the two categories of hand hacksaw blades?

Hacksaws consist of two main elements: a frame with a handle and a blade. Hacksaw blades are generally classified as either hardened or flexible, though variations in terms of coarseness, teeth pitch and length should also be taken into consideration when choosing the proper hacksaw for your task.

What are the types of hacksaw blades?

Types of Hacksaw Blades

  • Course Grade Hacksaw Blade.
  • Medium Grade Hacksaw Blade.
  • Fine Grade Hacksaw Blade.
  • Superfine Grade Hacksaw Blade.
  • Ail Hard Blade.

Can a hand hacksaw cut metal?

A hacksaw blade can cut many types of materials. A hacksaw is a versatile type of saw useful for cutting a variety of materials for projects around the home. One of the benefits of owning a hacksaw is that one blade can successfully cut metal, plastic and wood.

What is a bimetal hacksaw blade?

Bi-Metal blades have high-speed teeth electon-beam-welded to tough, yet flexible die steel backing to produce the best possible performance in a premium quality blade. Available in 18 TPI – 24 TPI and 300 mm length.

How do I choose a hacksaw blade for different materials?

Hacksaw blades are selected by choosing the correct tpi (teeth per inch) for the type of metal that needs to be cut. The higher the tpi, the more aggressive the cut.

Why is a hacksaw blade harder than a wood saw blade?

Due to the different materials that these handheld saws are designed to cut, their blades also differ in thickness. The blade utilized by a hacksaw to cut metal materials and plastic is the thinner blade. The blade used to cut wood on a handsaw is thicker than the blades used on a hacksaw.