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Tile Saw Troubleshooting

My Mk Diamond 5.3 tile saw started to crack the tiles, the cut is not clean, it chips there edges.

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If your blade is newer or even well used,one way to make it cut better is find a used brick or a piece of a concrete block and cut through them,what really works best is a carborundum stone that setters use to hone cut edges of tile,you can get 1 at any tile store or home depot for 5 bucks. another trick is to lightly pull up on the table towards end of cut, if they keep breaking at end of cut, and you have the gauge set simply flip tile up side down and start your cut then back it off flip it over and cut through. all saw cuts leave minor chips on cut edge, we always stone cuts. cutting a brick cleans debris off blade. MAKE SURE WATER IS PRESENT WHEN CUTTING

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Options, change the blade, buy a more expensive blade, make sure the blade turns true when running, if not the armeture might bent inside the saw.

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