friction saw

friction saw

[′frik·shən ‚sȯ]
(mechanical engineering)
A toothless circular saw used to cut materials by fusion due to frictional heat.
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The release of relative dovish minutes from both the Federal Reserve and European Central Bank together with renewed stock market weakness and increased US political friction saw gold reached a new high for the year after breaking the double top at $1295/oz from April and June.
Four Thermatool welders, eight Vacuum Tube Type welders and eight cold saws plus four friction saw NC cut offs are utilized in manufacturing.
A band saw or friction saw is used for softer metals and small cross-sectional gates.
Available with carbide and cermet inserts, these multi-layered coated blades offer significant performance gains over HSS and friction saws.