Which Diamond Cutting Blade Do I Use?

Choosing the right Diamond Cutting Blade and cutting discs for your circular saw, cut-off machine. There are a few key points to bear in mind when selecting a diamond cutting blade, but probably the single most important point is to use the correct blade for the material you are going to cut. Here are the …Read more»

The health and safety risks of concrete cutting

Concrete cutting Our first tip hire a professional, don’t operate this equipment unless you have experience. Wear proper ear protection! The increased level of noise coming from the cut-off saw used in concrete cutting can have a detrimental effect on your hearing. Don’t cut alone! working solo or without the watchful eye of someone else minding the equipment can …Read more»

Diamond Saw Blade for Abrasive Materials

Specialist Range AAX Arguably the best performing diamond blade in its class, using all the elements of the Premier range product, but with enhanced diamond content and modified bond to give additional life and speed of cut. If meterage and speed are important this diamond blade will provide both. Abrasive Materials Recommended Gritstone – Sandstone …Read more»

Working safely – some tips from Global Diamond

Working safely – Cut-off saws use a circular blades rotate at extremely high speeds. Global Diamond Supply high performance quality Diamond Cutting blades. When you use our blades we want you to be safe she here are our tips to ensure you cut safely and don’t endanger yourself or others. Here are a few tips …Read more»

Cut-off saws – breathe easy – wear essential safety gear

If you are working in highway paving construction or maintenance work, it is highly likely that you use a cut-off saw (also known as a disc cutter, a con saw or a ‘whizzer’). Cutting kerbs, paving or blocks can produce enormous amounts of dust (stone dust). The stone dust will contain some very fine dust …Read more»

Multi-Purpose Diamond Circular Saw Cutting Blade

Multi-Purpose Diamond Cutting Blade Global Diamond Multi-purpose Classic range laser-welded diamond blade with 10mm segment height and deep draft segments for undercutting protection. The unique bond and diamond content mean this diamond blade is suitable for use with a wide range of materials from abrasives to medium hard concrete. Offering excellent performance and great value-for-money. …Read more»

Cut-off Saws – the do’s and dont’s

Cut-off saws (variously known as disc cutters, skill saws, Stihl saws, con saws or ‘whizzers’) are widely used in the construction industry. Diamond tip blades cut more quickly than abrasive wheels. Normally a blade with a diamond tip will cut a paving slab in about one minute. Using water significantly increases the life of the wheels/discs as …Read more»

Concrete Cutting with a Circular Saw

Concrete Cutting throws up a lot of dangerous dust. Stones, rocks, sands and clays contain large amounts of crystalline silica and are used to make kerbs, flags, bricks, tiles and concrete. Cutting these materials produces airborne dust containing very fine Respirable crystalline silica (RCS) particles. These particles are small and it is not always possible to see the RCS …Read more»