A miter saw (likewise called as mitre saw and less commonly miter box) is a mechanical tool used for making precise crosscuts and miters in a workpiece. There are two kinds of miter saws commonly found. These are manual miter saw and a motorized miter saw. The very first miter saw ever made worldwide was a manual miter saw Sawist. It is a saw having actually replaceable blades suspended on rollers in a metal guide which permits making of accurate crosscuts and miter cuts.
These are more typically used in image framing, but have now been replaced by its power ran counterpart. The manual miter saw is likewise the sliding miter saw. The motorized miter saw which is run on power is likewise called as slice saw or drop saw. It is a power operated tool that is utilized to make quick, accurate, crosscuts in a work piece. This power tool is typically utilized in framing operations and cutting of molding.
Most of these miter saws are portable with blade sizes ranging from 8 to twelve inches. This saw works by pulling a circular saw blade down onto a work piece in a brief regulated motion, the work piece being held versus a fence. This fence offers a precise cutting angle between the blade and the longest work piece edge. In a standard position this angle is fixed at 90 degrees. The main function that identifies this saw from others is its miter index that enables the angle of the blade to be altered relative to the fence.
Whereas the majority of miter saws provide a facility to make a one degree incremental modification to the miter index, many likewise offer stops that permit the miter index to be effectively set to common angles of repose like 15 degrees, 30 degrees or 45 degrees. Some salient functions of the moving miter saws are as under:
– A substance feature allows the angle of the cutting blade to be changed relative to the cutting plane. This likewise enables the saw to be used for bevel cutting. A saw with a substance feature is called as compound miter saw or CMS.
– A slide allows the cutting blade to be moved several inches along the cutting plane, which in turn permits the cutting blade to make cuts which are longer than the size of the blade. A slide which combines the functions of slide and substance miter saw is called as moving substance miter saw or SCMS.