FAQs

  • What does ATB mean?
    • Alternate Top Bevel. Meaning teeth alternate left and right. Excellent for cutting with or against the grain. Also the most common saw design.
  • What does TCG mean?
    • Triple Chip Grind. Meaning teeth alternate triple-edge and flat top design for dual action cutting. Very resistant to wear when cutting hard or abrasive material.
  • What does ATB+R mean?
    • Alternate Top Bevel+Raker. Meaning teeth alternate left and right with a flat top tooth to facilitate chip removal. Used for cutt-off and trimming on natural wood or undefined grain material.
  • What does FTG mean?
    • Flat Top Grind. Meaning cutting teeth are flat. Used for cutting natural wood with the grain. FTG is the fastest, most efficient tooth design for ripping.
  • What does Kerf mean?
    • Kerf is the term for the width of the carbide teeth. A full kerf is 1/8″, whereas thin kerf is just 3/32″