The SteelPro from DML (Item #72803)
is a 71/4-inch 38-tooth carbide blade
designed to cut steel (see Figure 1).
According to the manufacturer (Primark
Tool Group, 1350 South 15th St.,
Louisville, KY 40210; 502/635-8100),
this blade is recommended for thingauge
ferrous metals, but it will cut
steel up to 1 inch thick if it is softer than
Rc-25. The blade is also supposed to cut
rebar, galvanized steel, nail-embedded
wood, Schedule 40 PVC or cast iron
pipe, steel studs, and fiberglass.
Does It Work?
If these claims are true, this blade
would be an outstanding addition to
the toolbox. Steel angles, channels, and
plates up to about 1/2 inch thick can
solve a lot of problems on the