Figure 5-53.--Power hacksaw.
various metals and can cut any reasonable size or shape.
similar applications. Metal-cutting saws can cut brass,
In the pipe shop, bandsaws are used to cut pipe and
bronze, aluminum, Monel, and thin sections of carbon
tubing for various types and sizes at different angles. In
steel casting and other types of metals.
the shipfitter shop, metal-cutting saws are used to cut
Since the metal-cutting saw cuts materials of
angle iron, pipe, zincs, bar stock, and numerous other
stock. In the carpenter shop, saws are used to cut
varying thickness, toughness, and hardness, you must
wooden patterns, miter frames, stock, and for other
select the proper blade for each job. Blade design and