Making the Cut

A spec guide for walk-behind pavement saws.

Walk-behind saws come in a range of sizes, from compact 4- or 5-hp electric-powered models up to large diesel-powered pavement saws boasting 65 hp or more. Determining which size will be most productive for a particular cutting task largely comes down to length and depth of cut and the material you will be cutting.

To help you get started on your saw selection path, we've gathered specifications from several key saw suppliers. Click here for the specs that can help you pick the right walk-behind saw for your pavement repair needs.

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