Granite is hardest stone. There are different cutting tools that are used in Granite cutting; these are Bridge saw, diamond saw, diamond blades. Granite is most suitable building stone. It needs to be cut in various form according to use. Bridge saw used for cut the blocks of granite into proper slices. These slices can be both large and small pieces, called slabs.
Diamond blades are best suitable for granite cutting due to hardness. Diamonds Drill Bits, diamond saw and diamond blade are used for granite cutting. Process of cutting:
Granite is hardest stone; hence it takes much more time among other natural stones. Dressing of blocks:
In the mining process block are extractions from quarry with the help of gang saw and some other tools. Then these blocks are sent for dressing. In dressing processing unit, these blocks are cuts into almost finish block shape. There are two methods of block cutting:
1. Through the Disk cutter
2. Through the Gang saw
Accurate cut blocks are rare to obtain through disk cutter cutting. But through gang saw granite can cut into almost accurate slab as per requirement
For easy cutting, kerosene and water are used with disk cutter or gang saw.
Water is best suitable instance for granite cutting. Kerosene is also used for cutting, Kerosene cutting is easy and faster process. But it can affect the shade of granite due to having chemical component. Disk cutter: Disk cutters used for enhance the cutting quality of stone. In this process cutter penetration cylinder supports the cutter penetration spacers which hold the cutter and load cell. With cuter spacing cylinder rock blocks moves in rock box on sled. Diamond Gang saw machine: Gang saw machine is widely used for cutting and exacta sizing stone. It made of high quality stainless steel. . Average length of blades run from 12 to 15 feet. For perfect rectilinear process of the blade rack, a couple of rods are attached at ends of blade rack.