Saw Blade Application: This is a heavy-duty production blade for general trimming and crosscutting of hardwood and softwood. It has an extra-thick plate and cuts a wide kerf. The hook angle is aggressive varying from 10 deg to 18 deg depending upon the tooth count and blade diameter. All blades feature the alternate top bevel grind for clean cuts. Appropriate for use on table saws and radial arm saws.