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Can you cut metal with a miter saw?
Last Updated: 27th January, 2020
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Also question is, can a miter saw be used to cut metal?
The Miter saw can be used to cut thinsteel and aluminum.
Also, can you cut aluminum with a miter saw? While you can use a circular saw or tablesaw the preferred way is with a miter saw. Firstyou need a way to clamp the material in place. If the bladegrabs the material during the cut it can pinch theblade and damage the blade and can also hurt the operator,for this reason you want it clamped in place.
Also to know, what saw do you use to cut metal?
Handheld Circular Saw A standard, motorized circular saw is capable ofcreating straight cuts through most types of metal.The key to using a standard circular for cuttingmetal is to choose the proper blade for the project. Ingeneral, circular saws accept abrasive, metal cut-offdiscs for metalworking projects.
What's the difference between a chop saw and a miter saw?
The main difference between a chop saw and a mitersaw is that a miter saw can rotate and produce angledcuts (or 'miters' … hence the name). Chop sawsonly cut straight, 90-degree angles. Most often used with abrasivemetal cut-off wheels, chop saws are hardy machines that willcut through just about anything.