What is sawstop dado insert

Can a dado blade be used as a SawStop?

Separate brake cartridges must be purchased for 8″ dado blades. There is no brake cartridge available for other sized dado blades; With the exception of 8″ dado stacks, blades other than 10″ may not be used. I sometimes find a 7-1/4″ blade from a circular saw really useful because it has a thinner kerf.

What do you do with a dado stack?

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How big of a blade can you use on a SawStop?

Frequently Asked Questions. Similarly, stacks of 2 or more 10” blades should never be used on your SawStop saw as the combined weight of the blades may be too heavy to stop quickly. If you need to use a blade with a kerf thicker than 3/16”, use an 8” dado set with the optional SawStop 8” dado cartridge.

How does the safety system work on a SawStop?

Generally, the safety system will not activate when a nail or staple is cut. Although conductive, these objects are not large enough to cause the safety system to activate unless they are grounded to the table or operator when they contact the blade. How long does it take to change from a standard brake to a dado brake cartridge?

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