I'm trying to identify a saw blade appropriate for cutting lexan. I've
noticed that Forrest offers one, but it's on the order of $170, which
seems semi-insane. Are there other high-quality blades available for
I wouldn't pay over a hundred dollars for a blade.
I cut polycarbonate (Lexan is a brand) quite often.
All that's needed is a triple grind tooth. 80 teeth
on a 10 inch blade gives great results. Sears has
one that I use for aluminum but it cuts plastics
quite well also, for $65.
| >I'm trying to identify a saw blade appropriate for cutting lexan.
| >noticed that Forrest offers one, but it's on the order of $170, which
| >seems semi-insane. Are there other high-quality blades available for
| >cutting lexan?
| I use my 50 tooth Freud combination to cut 1/8-1/4 polycarbonate all
| the time with no problems. I do raise the blade height way up so the
| teeth aren't in the cut a long time, using the guard of course.
| I have found that if you put the (any) blade on backwards and cut
slowly, with the blade raised way up you will get an excellent cut with
very little "Melt"
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