What are the Type of Tooth Shape of Makita Saw Blade?
Makita saw blades has several type of tooth shape available for a variety of applications.
1. ATB – Alternate top bevel
- For wood and aluminum
- ATBR – Added flat teeth to ATB for easy straight cutting
2. ATAF – Alternate top alternate face
- Enables to cut wood fiber sharply
3. ATAFR – Alternate flat teeth to ATAF for easy cutting
- MATAFR – Modified ATAFR for less cutting resistance
4. M-FORCE – Tooth front and top shapes symmetric V groove having features of ATB and FTG
5. FTG – Flat teeth, allows easy straight cutting and tips are rarely chipped.
- For cutting wood along the grain and cutting thin metal.
6. TCG – Trapezoidal and ﬂat teeth are arranged alternatively and they divide debris by three
- Allows easy straight cutting and tips are rarely chipped.
7. MTCG – Flat teeth with alternating bevel Less cutting resistance than ﬂat teeth
- Tips are rarely chipped
8. SMTCG – Contrast to MTCG, asymmetric two bevels on a tooth top producing sharp edges.
- Allows easy bite to materials.
9. Hi-ATB – Alternate top bevel (ATB) with a larger top bevel angle.
10. EFFICUT – Special tooth design increased work amount per 1 battery charge.
11. EFFICUT METAL – Special tooth design increased work amount per 1 battery charge.