Andy Brandon2021-10-20T14:21:19+00:00To cut through metal you will need a blade with a TPI between 18 and 24. This may vary with different metals.
What is the best TPI for cutting wood?
Andy Brandon2021-10-20T14:21:21+00:00To cut through wood you will need a blade with a TPI of between 6 and 20.
How tight should my hacksaw be?
Andy Brandon2021-10-20T14:21:26+00:00Your hacksaw needs to be very tight so it doesn’t bend. When you do a lot of cutting the blade will expand and heat up so be sure to tighten it if it starts to bend.
How do I choose a hacksaw blade?
Andy Brandon2021-10-20T14:21:31+00:00Hacksaw blades are selected by choosing the correct TPI (Teeth Per Inch) for the type of metal you need to cut. The higher the TPI the more aggressive the cut.
Can you use a hacksaw to cut tree branches?
Andy Brandon2021-10-20T14:21:36+00:00Yes, you can use a hacksaw to cut tree branches. It gives a cleaner cut and you can get to branches in cramped places.
What do I use a hack saw for?
Andy Brandon2021-10-20T14:21:42+00:00A hacksaw can be used to cut plastic, steel and some other metals.
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