Use this calculator for High Speed Speed (HSS) cold saw blades ONLY. Do not use this calculator for carbide tipped saw blades.
At ColdSawShop.com, the question we get asked the most is, "Am I using the right number of teeth?" When we get this question, we go through a list of questions with the customer to narrow down the exact parameters of their application including blade size, the material to be cut, the size, shape, and all dimensions of the application.
To make things much easier for you, our customer, we have come up with this easy-to-use form. All you have to do is answer each question to get the appropriate number of teeth for your application.
If you are cutting more than one shape or size of material, it is most times, okay to just take the average of two or three different applications. The only time that is not okay is if you have an outlier. If you get tooth counts of 100, 140, and 300, then 300 would be an outlier and it would not be wise to take the average of these three to get the best blade for all three. In this application, it would be best to use one blade for the applications needing 100 and 140 teeth and taking the average of the two to get 120 teeth so you could use it for the two applications efficiently.