Effetto Mariposa, the makers of Carbo-Grip, launch hacksaw

Carbon specific hacksaw available via Upgrade

The Carbocut, manufactured by Effetto Mariposa, claims to be the first hacksaw designed specifically for cutting carbon composites.

Available via Upgrade, the saw will answer many dealers prayers as traditional hacksaws can damage the expensive compound.

Thanks to its grit edge tungsten carbide (WC) blade (metallurgically bonded tungsten carbide grit on a toothless metal blade), Carbocut won’t damage carbon or kevlar fibers, but smoothly cut through them.

Carbo Cut hacksaw and blade £34.95
Carbo Cut replacement blades x 5 £29.95

Composite-friendly: cuts faster, with a better finish & no fiber damage. Gritted blades have thousands of cutting
edges and cut with a ‘grinding’ action rather than the aggressive ‘ripping’ action of toothed blades, reducing the
risk of debonding fibers from the matrix. The edge of a carbon tube cut with Carbocut is smooth and without sharp or uneven edges, saving the sand-paper time.

Smooth-cutting action & better control: the Carbocut blade cuts both on push and pull stroke, providing more control and less vibrations. Being 19mm (3/4”) tall, the blade itself is an additional guide for straight cuts, while the 1,6mm cutting surface passes clearly through most cut jigs (the WC blade has no problems making room for itself on tighter jigs, though).

Durable blade: WC blades greatly outlive standard metal toothed blades, especially when cutting difficult materials (like composites).

What it cuts: composites, hard metals (hardened steel, cast iron, titanium) ceramic, and masonry. Softer materials like wood, plastics or aluminum are more easily cut with standard toothed blades.

Compact/easy to handle: Carbocut accepts 10” blades, making it very compact and easy to carry in a toolbox or
to use in tight spaces. Replacement 10” WC blades are available from Effetto Mariposa distributors.

Made with premium materials: the Carbocut handle is made with certified aluminum (EN AB46100 alloy, no scrap-aluminum added), its frame with certified steel (Fe42): this tool is built to last and perform. An ergonomic blade-tightening knob ensures the correct blade tension for many, perfect cuts.

Upgrade: 01403 711 611

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