The 235mm circular saw is a large sized saw that is quite a common and popular size. It is capable of making deep cuts in wood and is powerful enough to take on a wide range of cutting jobs on other materials such as corrian (worktops), laminates and aluminium.
These 235mm circular saws can accommodate cuts of up to around 85mm, depending on the manufacturer and saw model.
- The subsequent criteria needed for choosing a circular saw is the diameter of the blade to determine the depth of cut. The more popular diameters tend to be 190mm & 235mm. This 235mm diameter blade is a particularly populare blade size for circular saws.
- Choosing your power source: The first choice is between a mains (110v or 240v) or a cordless tool. 240v tools are used with normal mains power whilst 110v tools are used on construction sites for safety reasons.
- With regards to cordless (battery powered) tools there are a variety of chemical types; Li-ion is the latest technology, prior to that it was Ni-MH and Ni-Cad was the original. The higher the Ah (Ampere hours) the longer the interval between charges; the fewer times you recharge a battery the longer it will last. Some cordless tools can also come without batteries - sometimes referred to as naked, bare units or body only. These tools are supplied without a battery or charger and more often than not without any accessories; as a result they are significantly cheaper in price.
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