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Posted in response to Speed of Star Diamond Model 6P-8 ? from Gary C on January 05, 2013 at 01:03:12:

Re: Speed of Star Diamond Model 6P-8 ?

The chart below shows the recommended operating range for various sizes of blades. Blade speed should be matched to the blade used and the type of material being cut. In general, harder materials and blades with a thicker rim require slower speeds, while softer materials and blades with thin rims require faster speeds.

Blade Diameter Inches / Revolutions Per Minute
4" 2400 - 5700
5" 1900 - 4500
6" 1600 - 3800
7" 1400 - 3200
8" 1200 - 2800
9" 1100 - 2500
10" 950 - 2200
12" 800 - 1900
14" 750 - 1600
16" 700 - 1400
18" 600 - 1200
20" 550 - 1100
24" 450 - 950
30" 350 - 750
36" 300 - 700

Source: http://gemstoneworld.com/hardware/supplies/sawblades1.htm

From Phil - January 07, 2013 at 12:39:50

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