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Abrasive sawing

Machining of the workpiece where it is cut by abrasive removal by the blade.

Illustration of Abrasive sawing

The process

The workpiece is machined by a non-serrated circular disc consisting of the bonded abrasive. The disk spins at high speed and in contact with the work piece material is removed by chip breaking caused by the abrasive agent.

The discs are consumables and replaced after they become worn.

Chip breaking
The way in which a chip breaks
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