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Brick Saw
A machine cutting bricks, pavers and cement blocks using a diamond blade cooled by water. Often portable with petrol or electric motors.

a petrol driven brick saw

A small petrol engined saw.

  • This saw is not complete in this photo. what you see here is the main part, which has just been cleaned.
  • There is a folding stand, not shown, on which this machine sits, that brings the machine to a comfortable working height.
  • The black rectangle sat in the tray is a cutting base that sits under the blade on the sides of the tray.
  • The brick is placed on the black rubber and the the saw blade is swung down to cut the brick.
  • The machine has an adjustable water system that provide a stream of water to both side of the saw blade.
  • Some of these diamond saws have water recycling systems which not only saves water but they contain all the messy slurry.

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