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CMT Orange Chrome Carbide Full Kerf 12” Double-Sided Laminate / Melamine Crosscutting Blade, 96 Teeth, Triple Chip Grind (TCG), 0.126” Kerf 281.697.12

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Original price $183.40
Original price $183.40 - Original price $183.40
Original price $183.40
Current price $126.99
$126.99 - $126.99
Current price $126.99
SKU 281.697.12

This saw blade is part of the CMT Industrial Orange Chrome/Xtreme premium line of blades. This is one of CMTs highest performing saw blades and designed for professional woodworkers who require high precision and durability. The special chrome carbide reduces tooth abrasion and the chrome plated body protects against rust, corrosion and guarantees long-lasting performance. This blade is designed to be run all day and can cut wood, plywood, OSB, laminate. Melamine, moldings and MDF. The steel plate is laser cut from 46-48 HRC precision German steel to very tight tolerances ensuring longer life and more accurate cuts. The cutting teeth are made from a specially formulated chromium micrograin carbide which stays sharper longer by reducing cutting edge abrasion, improving cut quality and tool life. Each tooth is precision ground on a multi-axis CNC machine creating perfect edge angles and guaranteeing extra-clean cuts and extended life. The Silver-Copper-Silver tri-metal brazing process used to attach the teeth to the saw plate lets the teeth withstand severe impact when cutting harder wood and composite material.  The saw plate is coated with a chrome layer to protect against corrosion and rust, guaranteeing longer tool life. The laser cut heat expansion slots are engineered to allow the blade to expand when heat build-up occurs from use, preventing blade warping. Slots filled with polyurethane reduce vibrations and noise (25% less than standard saw blades) improving cut quality and extending blade life.

Model number: 281.697.12

Applications:  for heavy-duty crosscuts, perfect finishing on double-sided laminated panels.

Machines:  radial arm saws, miter saws, table and special saws

Material: chipboard, MDF, laminate, hardwood and plywood.

Finish quality: “Excellent” for crosscutting wood, and ripping/crosscutting plywood and double-sided laminate, 

Size: 12”

Bore: 1”

Teeth: 96

Grind: Triple Chip Grind (TCG )

Kerf: 0.126” (Full Kerf)

Plate thickness: 0.087”

Tooth hook angle: -3 degrees negative 

Teeth height mm 8
Hardness (HV10) 1.870
Transverse rupture strength (N/mm2)



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