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Laser-welded Diamond Blades. The best choice?

Once you fully understand the difference between silver brazed and laser-welded diamond blades, you can decide whether or not our laser-welded diamond blades are actually the best choice for the job. Silver Brazing This is the oldest and still very commonly used way of attaching the segments to the steel core.When silver brazing, the segments are fixed to the steel core (usually by hand) by hard soldering with a special fusible silver alloy at temperatures ranging from 1145 to 1650ºF (618 to 899ºC). Even though modern methods for attaching the segments to the steel core are gaining popularity, the very main reason for manufacturers to stick to silver brazing of segments is that with time, the segments will eventually detach from the steel core. As much as this sounds...

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We all know how to work safely. Or so we think. 3 safety tips from our experts

Every year, one out of ten construction workers get injured, with falling as the number one cause. And while falling is one thing, we can only imagine the outcome of falling down while operating a power cutter rotating at 5000 RPM. To help you understand the dangers of certain very common situations, we sat down with JK Smits technical experts to create a safety top 3 related to the use of our diamond tools.

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