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saw

(saw),
A metal operating instrument having an edge of sharp, toothlike projections, for dividing bone, cartilage, or plaster; edges may be attached to a rigid band, a flexible wire or chain, or a motorized oscillator.
[A.S. saga]

saw

Orthopedics Any of a number of manual or electric devices with a serrated cutting edge, used to cut bone and/or hard tissue. See Stryker saw.

saw

(saw)
A metal operating instrument having an edge of sharp, toothlike projections, for dividing bone, cartilage, or plaster; edges may be attached to a rigid band, a flexible wire or chain, or a motorized oscillator.
[A.S. saga]

saw

(saw)
A metal operating instrument having an edge of sharp, toothlike projections, for dividing bone, cartilage, or plaster; edges may be attached to a rigid band, a flexible wire or chain, or a motorized oscillator.
[A.S. saga]
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After the material to be cut has been properly identified, the selector on the machine can be used to help select the proper blade and cutting speed, tables and selectors are helpful, but the operator often must make choices that affect the three variables present in every sawing operation: cutting rate, tool life and accuracy.
When straight sawing lumber, yield decreases as the level of sweep increases in a log (Ronnqvist et al.
It is no wonder that sawing at Weldtube is serious business, when you consider their products and services, all of which rely heavily on cut-to-length.
Brouwer Industries, Santa Monica, CA, manufactures the Brobo metal-sawing machine and claims to have introduced cold sawing to the US in 1976.
Curve sawing may affect drying degrade; in fact, it is likely to affect it, considering that twist results from several factors, one of which is slope of grain.
Many times when I'm sawing firewood with my crosscut saw I'll use one of my homemade sawbucks to stabilize the logs.
The quality yield capability of a sawing process is defined by three factors:
has been designed for sawing low-pressure laminates and ply veneers.
By offering accuracy, affordability and quality cuts, companies with the correct high-tech panel sawing system can stay focused on the bottom line and breathe a little easier.
There are really only two tricks to making clean, accurate saw cuts once your wood is clamped: One, getting it started on line , and two, sawing with a light, steady pressure.
The Model MR-21 panel ripsaw from Multiscore reportedly minimizes cutting labor by single-pass ripping an entire panel, even into narrow strips and does simultaneous sawing and grooving.
If you do a lot of precision hand sawing, purchase separate rip and cross cut saws.