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»

Troubleshooting Guide for Diamond Cutting Blades

Diamond Life blades are manufactured to the very highest of standards and offer the user built-to-last quality and durability. If used correctly, in accordance with our instructions, and if the appropriate blade has been selected for the material type to be cut, your Diamond Life blade will perform to an exceptionally high standard. Please check …Read more»

Using diamond cutting blades safely

For your personal safety when using diamond cutting circular blades we recommend that you Always read and adhere to the instructions printed on the inside of the carton Always wear suitable ear defenders Always wear eye protection Always use suitable dust protection, wear a face mask or respirator Always wear gloves Always wear suitable footwear …Read more»

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»