PCD (Polycrystalline Diamond) cutting saw blades are a popular choice for woodworking applications because they offer several benefits compared to traditional carbide or high-speed steel blades. PCD blades are made of a composite material that consists of diamond particles bonded together under high pressure and high temperature. This material is extremely hard and durable, making PCD blades ideal for cutting through hard materials like wood, plastic, and composites.
Here are some benefits of using PCD cutting saw blades for woodworking:
Longer lifespan: PCD blades have a much longer lifespan compared to carbide or high-speed steel blades, which means less downtime for blade changes and less money spent on blade replacements.
Cleaner cuts: The sharpness and durability of PCD blades mean that they produce cleaner cuts with less chipping or tear-out, resulting in smoother, more professional-looking cuts.
Faster cutting speeds: Because of their superior cutting performance, PCD blades can often be run at faster speeds than traditional blades, reducing the time it takes to complete a cut.
Less heat buildup: PCD blades generate less heat during cutting, which reduces the risk of burning the wood and also prolongs the life of the blade.