Wednesday, January 15, 2020


The new premium blades deliver maximum performance

New Premium Diamond Blades are available in various sizes and rim types. Shown (clockwise top-left): Turbo Hard Material, Segmented, Dual Purpose Ultra-Premium, Dual Sandwich Tuck Point, and Continuous Rim General Purpose Blades.

January 15, 2020, La Mirada, CA – Makita U.S.A., Inc., manufacturer of high-quality professional power tools and accessories, announced the launch of Phase 2 for the new Diamond Blade program. The twenty new blades include general purpose, soft materials, hard materials and 3D pattern blades.
“We are confident our Diamond Blades are faster and will last longer than the competition,” states Steve Relaz, marketing product manager. “Due to the new bond formulation and increased segment heights, the Diamond Blades can cut up to 40% faster and last up to four times longer.”
Features of Premium Diamond Blades
Premium Diamond Blades feature a new bond formulation that increases performance, including faster cutting. The bond is the material that holds the diamonds. Only premium quality diamonds are used in these blades. The diamonds provide increased durability and extend the blade life.
The segment heights have increased from 7mm to 13mm for longer life. Cooling slots/gullets are engineered to keep the blade cool during operation and ensure a smooth cutting action for reduced operator fatigue.
Rim Types
Makita’s Diamond Blades have three rim types: segmented, turbo, and continuous rim.
  • Segmented Rim – Designed to deliver fast cool cuts in multiple applications, including cutting concrete and asphalt. May be used wet or dry.
  • Turbo Rim – Designed for a smoother finish by providing constant contact with base materials. May be used wet or dry for multiple applications including cutting block, pavers, brick, concrete, and roofing tile.
  • Continuous Rim - Designed for fine cutting in marble, granite, porcelain tile, and ceramic tile. May be used wet or dry.
Blade Types
The Diamond Blade Program includes the following types of blades:
  • General Purpose – General purpose blades cut through a variety of materials, including concrete, block, brick, pavers and roof tiles. General purpose blades are available with all rim types.
  • Dual Purpose - Dual purpose blades feature a harder bond for strength and segmented edge. These blades are black in color for easy identification. The dual purpose blades are ideal for cutting asphalt and concrete.
  • Ultra-Premium – The new ultra-premium plus blade features a 3D pattern diamond design. Each diamond is placed in an even 3-dimensional pattern for longer life and faster cutting than standard diamond blades.
  • Hard Material – Hard material blades are designed for cutting concrete, granite, stone, and fire brick. Constant contact with material delivers a smoother finish than segmented blades
  • Soft Material – Soft material blades are designed for cutting asphalt, green concrete, block and sandstone.
  • Tuck Point – The tuck point blade is ideal for removing mortar joints. The dual sandwich design allows for fast, efficient cuts and less generation of dust than solid tuck point blades.
The Premium Diamond Blades are part of an expansive line of Makita Concrete Solutions that includes power cutters, rotary hammers, breaker hammers, demolition hammers, grinders, planers, rebar tying tools, dust extraction and more. For more information on the new Premium Diamond Blades, please visit
About Makita
Makita is a worldwide manufacturer of industrial power tools, pneumatics and power equipment, and offers a wide range of industrial accessories. Makita U.S.A., Inc. is located in La Mirada, California, and operates an extensive distribution network throughout the U.S.A. With 50 years in the United States and over 100 years worldwide, Makita utilizes experience and expertise to manufacture best-in-class solutions. For more information about Makita U.S.A. call (800)4-MAKITA or visit Find Makita on Instagram, YouTube, Facebook, and Twitter @makitatools
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