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Which Type of Demo Saw is Right for You?

When it comes to concrete work, selecting the right type of saw is a crucial decision that can greatly affect your project’s efficiency, cost, and overall results. With a variety of concrete saws available, it’s important to understand which one best suits your needs. Here, we break down the different types of demo saws and their features to help you make an informed choice.

Demo Saws (Quick Cuts)

Handheld Petrol Saws:

  • These saws are the preferred choice for many professionals due to their versatility and independence from external power sources.
  • Suited for outdoor use, they can handle cut depths of up to 165mm, making them ideal for various applications.
  • Typically designed to accommodate blades of up to 16 inches.

Handheld Electric Saws (Cable):

  • Ideal for indoor jobs as they don’t produce fumes, making them suitable for enclosed environments.
  • While slightly less powerful than petrol saws, they offer easier maintenance.
  • Blade sizes of up to 16 inches are common, providing similar cut depths to petrol saws.

Handheld Electric Saws (Battery):

  • A modern cordless innovation that’s fume-free and environmentally friendly with zero emissions.
  • Although slightly heavier due to the battery, they offer good cutting depth and performance.
  • Accept blades ranging from 9 to 14 inches, achieving a cut depth of around 127mm.

High-Frequency Saws:

  • These saws are powerhouses, capable of deep cuts up to 165mm.
  • They require access to 3-phase power or a suitable generator and operate with a power pack that increases the electricity frequency from 50Hz to 930Hz.
  • Versatile in size, with some models offering deep cut capabilities.

Hydraulic Saws:

  • Ideal for demanding environments, including underwater operations.
  • Comparable to high-frequency saws in terms of cut depth, reaching up to 165mm.
  • While they may require more maintenance, they provide reliable support in challenging situations.

Flush Cut Saws:

  • Designed specifically for making precise flush cuts with walls or floors.

Your choice of demo saw should consider factors such as the nature of your project, the working environment, and your budget. At Taman, we offer a wide range of products from top brands like WEKA, Husqvarna, Tyrolit, Stihl, Hycon, and Makita, ensuring you’ll find the perfect fit for your concrete cutting needs.

Selecting the right demo saw ensures that your concrete work is efficient, cost-effective, and delivers exceptional results, so choose wisely based on your specific requirements.

For more information on Demo saws or to explore Taman’s range of construction equipment, visit Taman or contact us. We’re here to equip you with the best in the industry.


FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions)

Q: I work mostly indoors. Which saw is best for me?
A: For indoor work, High frequency Saws, Handheld Electric Saws (Cable) or Handheld Electric Saw (Battery) are ideal since they produce no fumes and are less noisy than petrol saws. TS40 Anna or HBE400 or Makita Battery Saw.

Q: I need a saw for deep cuts, which one should I choose?
A: Ring saws, chainsaws, wall saw, floorsaws or wire saws are your best bet as they can achieve cut depths of up to 410mm.

Q: I’m on a budget. What’s the most cost-effective option?
A: Petrol Hand Saws are relatively inexpensive and versatile for various environments.

Q: How often will I need to replace the blades?
A: Blade longevity depends on the the blade being used and the material being cut, cutting with the wrong type of blade can greatly reduce the longevity of the blade. Speak to our team to make sure you are getting the most out of your blades.




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