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High-Tech Sawblades Pack in the Value

comments (1) August 24th, 2012 in blogs

Tom Tom McKenna, Managing Editor
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Guhdo, a German tool maker, has entered the North American sawblade market.


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Guhdo, a German tool manufacturer that started in 1908, has entered the sawblade market with a series of high-tech blades with a very comfortable price tag.

Called the Gmaxx series, the blades feature a new coating that is thinner than other coatings used by other blade makers and is applied using an elecrostatic process-no chemicals are involved. The company claims the coating will protect against rust and pitch buildup, extending the life of the blade. The coating also allows the blades to be cleaned with soap and water.

The blades have carbide-tipped teeth, and the blade bodies are all ground flat, so there's no chance of wobble. The price is very appealing during these tough times. A 10 in. 80 tooth combo blade will retail for around $79. If the cut quality is good, that price makes these blades a fine value. The Guhdo line includes rip, crosscut, combo, and plywood blades, as well as a number of other specialty models. To find out where to buy them, visit the Guhdo website.



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Comments (1)

slowman slowman writes: Now That is interesting! the nation that turned from a reclusive, isolated agricultural elisabethan society into the most powerfull industrial and modern society of the world, mostly through its steel industry between and arround the first two world wars, turns to Germany, the culprit of those same two wars, for value and quality in Metal blades! have we come full circle or what...
Posted: 3:02 am on August 27th

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