What is table saw blade thickness

What are the different sizes of table saw blades?

There’s different types of blades that are designed to handle different types of cuts.. but more about those in just a moment. For now what you should know is that the blades differ based on size, teeth, and material. The most common blade sizes (measured by the outter diameter) are 8, 10, and 12 inches.

What is the thickness of a circular saw blade?

Some heavy duty blades can have a kerf of 0.125” (1/8”) or even 0.172” (11/64”). If kerf is too thick for a weak circular saw (saws ranging less than 2 HP), it will rotate below the average speed and start to grind the wood. Thin kerf blades will generally be 25% thinner, creating a cut of 0.091” or about 3/32”.

How deep can a 10 inch table saw cut?

Due to this difference, the actual cutting depth of a 10-inch blade is only about 3.5 inches. Even though a 10-inch table saw blade is capable of cutting through a 3.5-inch piece of wood, there are instances when that will not be necessary.

What is the thickness of a kerf saw blade?

If kerf is too thick for a weak circular saw (saws ranging less than 2 HP), it will rotate below the average speed and start to grind the wood. Thin kerf blades will generally be 25% thinner, creating a cut of 0.091” or about 3/32”. The thinnest kerf circular saw blades currently made are 0.059” (about 1/16”) thick.

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