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Bracket sawing

Cutting process where the workpiece is cut by chip breaking with a serrated blade.

Illustration of Bracket sawing

The process

The workpiece is clamped and processed by a serrated blade [1], which is moved back and forth while being fed through the workpiece. The teeth of the blade remove material by chip breaking.

Usually cutting fluid is supplied for cooling the process and allowing higher cutting speed.

Chip breaking
The way in which a chip breaks
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Cutting fluid
Cutting fluid has three main purposes. Cooling, lubrication and removal of chips.
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