Dremel the American company is known for its rotary tools and took its time to launch its machine in 2014. It looks like Dremel took their Saw-Max cutting tool and kicked everything up a notch to create the new Ultra-Saw cutting tool. The new Dremel Ultra-Saw, model US40-01, is boasted as a versatile 3-in-1 tool. However if at all you are looking for any competition to this beast of a machine and are on the lookout for a more wood-cutting-focused tool and don’t need the metal-cutting or surface-grinding features of the Dremel Ultra-Saw, the new Rockwell mini circular saw is a strong contender that’s compatible with a more standard blade size (4-1/2′′).
Some of the salient features of Dremel US40-01 Ultra-Saw are its powerful 7.5-Amp Motor for tough applications and faster cutting, 3-in-1 Tool for expanded versatility, faster speed of cut, rip through plywood and cut more metal. It also comes with some added durability. This promise of durability is ensured with the help of long lasting drive train, metal foot and guard. This enables the Dremel US40-01 Ultra-Saw to take on more difficult tasks. The faster speed of cut just goes merely beyond cutting. It has this added benefit of surface preparation and flush cutting applications. The machine comes with adjustable depth guide and plunge action for precision and control.
In an attempt to run parallels between two of the products of Dremel, it becomes how Dremel has worked on precision and perfection and delivered without fail. The Ultra-Saw has a powerful 7.5A motor, a “durable drive train,” a metal foot, and metal guard. On the Saw-Max, the foot and guard are made of plastic. Ultra-Saw cutting wheels and other accessories are 3.5′′ and 4′′ in size. From the looks of it, the Dremel Ultra-Saw is essentially a heavier duty and more functional upgrade to the Saw-Max. We were pretty impressed by the Saw-Max, but the Ultra-Max does appear to be much more durable, not to mention more useful. The Ultra-Saw looks pretty good to us. It’s definitely an upgrade and improvement over Dremel’s decent and well-regarded Saw- Max.
The Ultra-Saw can cut through metal materials with ease, such as metal tubing and rebar. It can remove material or smooth surfaces with the grinding/surfacing attachment. Pop in the offset wood blade and the Ultra-Saw can flush-cut wood materials. There is a vacuum adapter
available, although it like it’s going to be a separate attachment that’s not included in the US40- 01 kit. The side handle is included in the kit, and might come in handy for both grinding and cutting applications. A little extra tool control and stability is always a good thing.The US40-01 kit comes with the saw itself, a 3.5′′ metal-cutting wheel (US510-01), 4′′ carbide wood cutting wheel (US500-01), 4′′ wood flush cutting blade US600-01), a 4′′ diamond abrasive surface prep wheel (US410-01), a side handle, and kit bag.
With a 7.5 amp motor and a durable drive train, the Ultra-Saw has more power for making long cuts. A metal foot and guard resists the heat generated by heavy-duty jobs like grinding and cutting metal. Large, 3.5- and 4-inch cutting wheels provide fast cutting speeds and improved performance in a wide variety of materials. Plus, with Dremel‘s exclusive accessories, the Dremel Ultra-Saw offers the added ability to perform surface preparation tasks like removing paint, rust and thin-set mortar.
This machine can be conveniently used on materials like soft and hard wood, plywood, composites, laminate flooring, PVC, plastic, ferrous and non- ferrous metals, tile and other masonry materials. It comes with a cut depth of 3-4inches. The Dremel Ultra-Saw’s powerful 7.5 amp motor and larger wheels allows users to rip right through a variety of materials with ease. Make clean straight cuts in long boards such as plywood with just one hand and clear line of sight.
It comes with a set of its own specific blades to work with. The Ultra-Saw uses Dremel blades only (11mm hole, 3-1/2 to 4-inch diameter). This device is exponentially easy to control. In addition to cutting a horizontally placed board with more ease than with a circular saw, it was just as easy to cut through a vertical surface which is a rare feature to embody. All these tasks are done with supreme precision. Dust pick up function is really convenient. It comes with a handle that screws in vertically right in the middle, so that regardless of whether you are left handed or right handed, it is balanced so you get good control with your right hand on the body. That also means that it’s easy to see the side with the work. Although it is slower than a circular saw for cutting, it is much faster than most multi- tool.
There is also a flush cut blade that sits a fraction above the end of the guard when the tool is face down. The bottom line is that this does a lot of things well. It’s more robust than something like
their Saw Max, and if the wood blade were a hair bigger it would replace my circular saw for many jobs with a limited number of cuts.
The Dremel Ultra-Saw is a mini circular saw that was designed for users who want a tool that can do everything the Dremel Saw-Max can do, and more. With a 7.5-amp motor and a durable drive train, the Ultra-Saw has more power for making long cuts. A metal foot and guard resists the heat generated by heavy-duty jobs like grinding and cutting metal. Large, 3.5- and 4-inch cutting wheels give our small circular saw fast cutting speeds and improved performance in a wide variety of materials. Plus, with our exclusive accessories, the Dremel Ultra-Saw offers the added ability to perform surface preparation tasks like removing paint, rust and thin-set mortar. Its long-lasting drive train, metal foot and guard to take on more difficult tasks. Its also helps in removing paint, rust, metal and concrete. This 3-in-1 tool – go beyond cutting and flush cutting with surface preparation applications including rust, paint, and thin set removal. The added durability – improved drive train lasts 3x longer than the Saw-Max and its metal foot and guard handle tough applications. It is also equipped with excellent line of sight for precise, confident cuts.
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