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Cold Saw Blade Coolant

Did you know that a cold saw blade coolant is primarily used to increase tool life and provide an excellent surface finish? Let’s take a step back though and take a look at what cold saw blade is. 

A cold saw blade is a circular blade to cut metal. The name originated from how the heat is transferred back into the blade, and not the object being cut. When cut, the metal is cold, unlike other saws which heat the blade. 

What is a Coolant for Cold Saw Blades?

A soluble coolant is a huge part of the cutting process and should always be used. Contrary to belief, it isn’t what actually keeps the blade cool.  However, as mentioned above, it does increase the life of the blade because it helps keep the teeth sharp. It is also essential for protecting the machine and blade from corrosion. 

Benefits of Coolant

There are many benefits of using a coolant for your cold saw blade, including:

  • Improves the integrity of the cutting service;
  • Prolongs the life of the blade;
  • Lubricates between the cutting blade and the metal piece;
  • Prevents corrosion;
  • Removes chips from the surface of the cutting area; and
  • Eliminates thermal stress.

Q&A

At Saw Blade we often get asked questions about our products and services, so we have answered some of these for you.

1. Is it essential that I use a coolant for my cold saw machine and blades?

Although some people think they can get away with not using it, a coolant must be used for your machine, significantly when cutting thicker materials as the blade will not last.

2. Do Sawblade.com.au sell coolant?

Yes, indeed, we do. Follow this link for our range. Each has thorough information, however, if you are still unsure, reach out to our team for further assistance. 

3. How long will it take these items to reach me?

At Saw Blade, we offer a quick 24-hour turnaround. Your delivery should arrive within one day if you live in Victoria, between 2 to 3 days for most other states other than WA and NT, which can take up to 5 days.

Looking After Your Cold Saw Blades With Coolant

It’s important to remember that when it comes to looking after your cold saw blades, coolant is essential. It’s been developed for use on a variety of machines and is carefully formulated to increase the life of the coolant sump. 

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3. Select the Length (Round up to the Closest Increment)(Round up to the Closest Increment)

3. Now Enter the Exact Length in (mm) (Made to your Order)

Length is not correct, changed to maximum allow length.

4. Select the TPI (Teeth Per Inch)

The number of teeth per inch (TPI) defines the pitch of the blade and can vary from 1 to 32 tpi.

On some blades there are different pitches on the same blade. You must select the correct tpi for the thickness of material you are cutting. If the corrrect tpi is not chosen the blade life will be dramatically shortened.

The general rule of thumb is: For wood and soft materials aim ffor 3-6 teeth in the work piece.

The number of teeth per inch (TPI) defines the pitch of the blade.

On some blades there are different pitches on the same blade. You must select the correct tpi for the thickness of material you are cutting. If the corrrect tpi is not chosen the blade life will be dramatically shortened.

Please use the following guide to select the correct tooth selection.









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