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Offline threesixright

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KAPEX 120 replacement blade, does the width matter?
« on: October 05, 2020, 01:19 PM »
Hi All,

Quick question. Was looking at a cheap(er) blade to cut some alu and plastics.

I notice that 260x30 is something other parties also have, but the thickness of the blade (kerf?) is slightly different.

I actually have not a clue if this matters? Can the KAPEX fit any blade, (being) 260x30 or does this it also needs to be within certain width?

As always, thank you  [smile]


« Last Edit: October 05, 2020, 01:22 PM by threesixright »

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Offline CADru

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Re: KAPEX 120 replacement blade, does the width matter?
« Reply #1 on: October 05, 2020, 07:03 PM »
Hi All,

Quick question. Was looking at a cheap(er) blade to cut some alu and plastics.

I notice that 260x30 is something other parties also have, but the thickness of the blade (kerf?) is slightly different.

I actually have not a clue if this matters? Can the KAPEX fit any blade, (being) 260x30 or does this it also needs to be within certain width?

As always, thank you  [smile]

I look for Kapex compatible blades. I have been using the Amana Tool/AGE Series Item #MD260-685 for cutting aluminum with success. Can't speak to blade thickness question and I never go cheap(er).

Offline rst

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Re: KAPEX 120 replacement blade, does the width matter?
« Reply #2 on: October 05, 2020, 07:19 PM »
I use Amana/AGE blafes on all my Fes saws

Offline vkumar

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Re: KAPEX 120 replacement blade, does the width matter?
« Reply #3 on: October 05, 2020, 07:22 PM »
2 things come to mind.  The laser lines defines the thickness of the blade.  And any zero clearance inserts will need to be redone.
« Last Edit: October 05, 2020, 07:49 PM by vkumar »
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Offline CADru

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Re: KAPEX 120 replacement blade, does the width matter?
« Reply #4 on: October 05, 2020, 07:38 PM »
I use Amana/AGE blafes on all my Fes saws

I mount the Tenryu MP-26080AB Miter-Pro Plus Series on the Kapex when doing trim work