12th November 2019


What is a ripping chain used for?

Ripping chain is a special chain designed for cutting parallel to the wood grain. This chain features a special factory grind for making boards and planks from larger timbers using chainsaw powered mills like the Alaskan Saw Mill.

Similarly, it is asked, what is the purpose of a skip tooth chain?

Cutter Tooth Sequences Explained. Its many teeth make it the smoothest and fastest cutting on jobs that require short cuts. Professional saw users usually run it on saws with short to medium length bars or on jobs where extensive limbing is required. Semi-Skip is a compromise between standard and full skip sequence.

What is a full skip chain?

STIHL RAPID™ Super Full Skip is the skip-pattern version of STIHL RAPID™ Super. There is an extra drive link and tie straps between each cutter, allowing better chip discharge and higher chain speed. The RSF chain is an extremely fast-cutting chain.

What is a chisel tooth chain?

Square Tooth Square Ground - This chain cuts 20-25% better than round chain. A square ground chisel cutter tooth is the most efficient of the three. It offers the best cutting performance of all the cutter teeth when it is sharp. Its stay-sharp-ability is also the least of the three styles of cutter teeth.