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When to cut concrete with walk behind Concrete Cutter

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        Walk behind Concrete Cutter are used to create control joints in concrete, which help control where cracking occurs due to shrinkage. The cuts should be made at a predetermined spacing and only after the concrete has obtained sufficient strength but before internal cracking begins. Therefore, the timing of saw cuts is critical. Determining when to make cuts depends on many factors, including the type of admixtures and aggregate used in the concrete, the air temperature, and the concrete's mix design.



    In addition to the concrete mix and the weather conditions, determining when to saw concrete is based on the concrete's hardness as well as the type of cutting equipment used to make the saw cuts. Cutting too early causes raveling, an effect created by the saw blade pulling the aggregate out of position, leaving a messy, weakened edge along the cut. This also causes undo wear on diamond concrete saw blades. Sawing too late can result in uncontrolled cracking as the concrete contracts during curing.

In hot weather conditions, saw cutting may start as soon as four hours after the concrete is poured. In cooler weather, sawing may not start for 12 hours after pouring. The best way to determine whether the slab is ready is to make trial cuts to check for raveling. Saw cutting should start as soon as the raveling stops during these trial cuts.

Some contractors delay sawing to protect their equipment and saw blade to reduce blade abrasion. There are several types of saw blades that can be used, depending on the concrete type and how soon the cuts can be started. Other factors that can lead to excessive blade wear and joint raveling include:

· Pushing the blade too hard

· Saw cutting at high speed

· Using a saw with a ben spindle

· Using an inappropriate saw blade

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