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8" x 247T Freud Industrial Heavy Duty Rip Blade (LM72R008)
8" x 247T Freud Industrial Heavy Duty Rip Blade (LM72R008) Item #1014828
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10" x 24T Freud Industrial Heavy Duty Rip Blade (LM72R010)
10" x 24T Freud Industrial Heavy Duty Rip Blade (LM72R010) Item #13120
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12" x 30T Freud Industrial Heavy Duty Rip Blade (LM72R012)
12" x 30T Freud Industrial Heavy Duty Rip Blade (LM72R012) Item #1014829
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14" x 30T Freud Industrial Heavy Duty Rip Blade (LM72R014)
14" x 30T Freud Industrial Heavy Duty Rip Blade (LM72R014) Item #1014830
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$106.99 Each
16" x 36T Freud Industrial Heavy Duty Rip Blade (LM72R016)
16" x 36T Freud Industrial Heavy Duty Rip Blade (LM72R016) Item #1014831
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Freud® LM72R Industrial Heavy Duty Rip Saw Blades

Item #
GRP16444_1
Rating:
98% of 100

This blade gives smooth, fast rips in hardwoods and softwoods. The combination of a rigid blade body and razor sharp flat top carbide teeth will provide a "glue line" precision cut. These blades are precision balanced and can be used in gang-rip operations. The ideal working range is from 3/4" to 2-3/4" thick. This blade also features laser cut anti-vibration slots, practically eliminating the vibration that resonates in standard blades. With this ultimate ripping blade, there is no need for stabilizers.


Features:
  • The Perma-SHIELD® coating covers the blade plate and cutting edge in a protective layer, reducing heat build-up
  • Perma-SHIELD® blades resist binding in large volume cutting, reducing subsequent blade warp. The coating lubricates the blade, allowing it to spin freely, and eliminates pitch and debris build-up on the blade
  • Also available with the economical Silver I.C.E™ coating
  • Extra large, flat tooth design leaves a smooth finish without the need for sanding or jointing
  • Laser-cut anti-vibration slots drastically reduce vibration and sideways movement in the cut - extending blade life, and giving a crisp, swirl-free flawless finish
  • Perma-SHIELD® Non-Stick Coating is a state-of-the-art coating formulation that is superior to any today, and will withstand the toughest woodworking applications. Like Silver I.C.E.™, Perma-SHIELD® eliminates pitch and debris build-up reducing down time for cleaning
  • Features Ti-Co™ Hi-Density Carbide Ripping Blend for maximum performance
(1) Freud® LM72R Industrial Heavy Duty Rip Saw Blade
More Information
Brand Freud
Weight 7.1700
Tech Spec
  • No stabilizers needed
  • Anti-vibration design
4.9 / 5.0
18 Reviews
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Frued > Forrest.
This hog of a blade rips even thick 8/4 as if it were soft pine.
I’ll never use another brand again.
For reference, I had a VERY nice Forrest blade on my 1023RLWX prior and there is simple no comparison. This blade beats it every time.
10 foot Rio of 8/4 red oak
10 foot Rio of 8/4 red oak
March 25, 2020
Purchased
2 months ago
Woodworking Experience:
Intermediate
Nice flat bottom kerf
I use this blade to do narrow dados. It is a bit aggressive at times, but it makes nice flat bottomed kerf so you avoid the bat ears of most saw blades and even dado stacks.
December 9, 2019
Purchased
1 year ago
Woodworking Experience:
Intermediate
Great blade
I was having an issue with my general purpose blade wobbling on the ends of rips making the cuts bad.

This blade solved the problem with perfect parallel cuts every time. Well worth the money.
February 8, 2019
Purchased
1 year ago
Woodworking Experience:
Intermediate
Leaves a square bottom to it’s cut
Works great ... leaving a square bottom to it’s cut
July 15, 2018
Purchased
1 year ago
Woodworking Experience:
Intermediate
Smooth
I make a lot of laminated products and this was just the Ticket to rip 1/8" strips of maple 2"thick for curved handrails.
May 5, 2018
Purchased
over 2 years ago
Woodworking Experience:
Advanced
I LIKE it!
I used this blade to rip 1 3/4 Hard Maple for new bench top. No burning, still cuts as well as the day I installed it.
March 29, 2018
Purchased
over 2 years ago
Woodworking Experience:
Intermediate
Works great. The teeth are flat cut so I mostly use it for making joints.
March 3, 2018
Purchased
over 2 years ago
Woodworking Experience:
Intermediate
Fantastic blade. Did the job I needed it to.
September 18, 2017
Purchased
over 2 years ago
Woodworking Experience:
Intermediate
Worked as well as all my Freud blades. They're all great.
August 30, 2017
Purchased
over 2 years ago
Woodworking Experience:
Intermediate
This blade rips 6/4 rock maple like a hot knife through butter. It's brilliant.
June 3, 2017
Purchased
over 3 years ago
Woodworking Experience:
Intermediate
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Why did you choose this?
Rockler Store
This is my 2nd Freud rip saw blade. The first one cut so well that I decided to buy another.
James J on Aug 20, 2018
Reputation of Freud and heavy duty ripping blade.
JAMES M on Jan 23, 2018
This is my 2nd Freud rip saw blade. The first one cut so well that I decided to buy another.
James J on Aug 20, 2018
Standard kerf and flat tooth for making dados
Louie on Apr 16, 2018
Reputation of Freud and heavy duty ripping blade.
JAMES M on Jan 23, 2018
Because it works !!!!!!!!
charles v on Dec 3, 2017
Wanted flat tip grind rip blade
mdorange on Dec 2, 2017
quality for a ripping blade
Steven P on Jun 1, 2017
Have always liked the results I get using these blades. Although they cost more, I think they're worth it.
J T on May 31, 2017
for the flat teeth
David N on Apr 30, 2017
Rips thick lumber without burning.
David S on Mar 21, 2017
Good blade for the price
Jeff M on Dec 17, 2016
It was the blade for the job I'm doing & could not find at local hardware stores.
Don Foley on Apr 15, 2016
I selected this blade to obtain flat top box joints and grooves.
Kenneth B on Mar 5, 2016
Blade body thickness and full kerf support riving knife dimensions on Bosch 4100 saw.
Nicholas Z on Mar 4, 2016
on Christmas list!
Linda B on Dec 2, 2015
I like this blade for flat-bottomed grooves less than 1/4"w
Scott W on Nov 24, 2015
EXCELLENT! Very pleased with this blade. Perfect glue joints!
Kevin L on Oct 29, 2015
needed a general rip and crosscut blade, works great
Lou S on Aug 20, 2015
Woodworking projects using a table saw.
William C on Jul 19, 2015
I have used Freud blades and router bit for many years and have always been pleased with the results
J M on Jun 19, 2015
Standard kerf and flat tooth for making dados
Louie on Apr 16, 2018
Because it works !!!!!!!!
charles v on Dec 3, 2017
What is the blade thickness for the "Heavy Duty 10" 24T Freud Blade?
Gordon R on Jan 3, 2017
Does this blade cut a flat bottom?
Charlie T on Jul 16, 2016
BEST ANSWER: NO it dose not but a rip blade isn't made to cut flat bottoms
Is this ground with flat top teeth?
Charlie on Apr 28, 2017
BEST ANSWER: Yes it is flat top thin kerf has really lasted a long time ripped many sheets of 3/4 plywood and is still sharp
how wide is the cut looking for 3/16?
wes m on May 23, 2016
BEST ANSWER: The Freud Heavy Duty Rip blade cuts a 1/8 inch kerf. Somebody, perhaps Freud, makes a box joint blade set that might work. You might check into that. Sorry, I don't know the cost of it.
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