Cold Saw type blade on a chop saw

bkfj40

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that only is rated for 4400 rpm - I didn't check, but doesn't an abrasive cut-off saw go quite a bit faster than that?

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That's what I thought as well, but if you look at the video on that site, isn't that mounted to an abrasive cutoff saw??
 

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FWIW....I don't think it is a big deal to put an abrasive cutting blade on saws designed for woodworking.

I have routinely used ceramic cutting blades on my circ saw for some ridiculously thick sheetrock in my house. I have seen a mechanic do the same with a metal cutoff blade on a circ saw, and have seen a similar setup in a body shop as well. I plan on buying a cutoff blade for an older hitachi chop saw when I dig into some angle iron this summer. The tools may not be perfect for getting a job done, but when budgets are tight...cutoff blades are mighty cheap.
 

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I saw this blade on a post a while ago and was wondering if anyone has converted/adapted a cold saw/dry saw type of blade to an abrasive cut off saw?

http://www.bulletindustries.com/catalog/product_info.php/cPath/99_144/products_id/449

My Milwaukee 6190-20 cold saw has a no load speed of 1500 RPM. I think if you mount a cold saw blade to an abrasive saw running at twice the speed is asking to eat carbide tips and a possible trip to the emergency room. I also do not think the quality of that blade matches what you get from a company like Milwaukee. The blade that came with my saw has 72 teeth and for SS Milwaukee reccommends 90 teeth.
 

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