Diablo Carbide Reciprocating Saw Blades

Diablo Carbide Reciprocating Saw Blades

Vertical Integration. What is it and what does it have to do with reciprocating saw blades?

Ver·ti·cal  In·te·gra·tion

ˈvərdəkəl ˌin(t)əˈɡrāSHən/

noun: vertical integration

The combination in one company of two or more stages of production normally operated by separate companies.

Diablo Tools is a vertically integrated company which basically means they own the companies that source and manufacture their products. This is important for several reasons.

Quality

First and foremost, being vertically integrated allows Diablo to control the quality at each step of manufacturing process. Being able to design and monitor the quality processes allows the company to put out the highest quality products possible.

Innovation

This company structure also allows Diablo to drive innovation with new product designs and ultimately get those to market as quickly as possible.

Variety

This is where Diablo’s newest line up of reciprocating saw blades come in. While many other blade manufacturers are introducing more carbide-tipped blades, Diablo has beat them to market while simultaneously offering the most comprehensive variety.

Diablo has made a concerted effort to offer carbide tipped blades for nearly every possible application. And let me tell you, the blades are impressive.

Carbide Reciprocating Saw Blades:

This latest innovation and expansion includes carbide blades for wood featuring pruning and clean wood blades, as well as, blades for nail-embedded wood. All are available in single and 3 packs in the following configurations:

  • 6-inch
  • 9-inch
  • 12-inch

General Purpose Reciprocating Saw Blades:

Diablo’s general purpose reciprocating saw blades are specifically designed to cut both wood and metal from 3/32” – 1/4”. These are available in single and 3 packs in the following configurations:

  • 6-inch
  • 9-inch
  • 12-inch

Metal Cutting Reciprocating Blades:

Diablo’s full-range of metal cutting reciprocating saw blades include thick metal blades for cutting metals from 1/8” – 1/2” thickness and are available in single and 3 packs in the following configurations:

  • 4-inch
  • 6-inch
  • 9-inch
  • 12-inch

Medium Metal Reciprocating Saw Blades:

Diablo’s newest offering in the market is the Medium Metal reciprocating saw blades. These cut metals from 1/16” – 1/8” thickness, and are available in single and 3 packsin the following configurations:

  • 6-inch
  • 9-inch
  • 12-inch

Thin Metal Reciprocating Saw Blades:

in metal blades cut metals with a thickness of 3/32” or less, and are available in single and 3 packs in the following configurations:

  • 6-inch
  • 9-inch
  • 12-inch

What this large variety of blades ultimately means to you is a better cut for each application. This leads to better quality in the field and increased productivity. The carbide blades offer up to 50x longer life, and their quality of cut is truly remarkable.

Price Point

One final advantage to being vertically integrated is that Diablo can offer these great blades at a very reasonable price point. Since they own the companies instead of hiring them, product costs are lowered and Diablo can pass those savings to you.

Final Thoughts

Diablo has done a fantastic job of filling in any holes there might have been in their carbide reciprocating saw blade line up and has put out a product that frankly, is hard to beat. Do yourself a favor and pick one of these blades up the next time your project calls for a reciprocating saw.

About the author

Will Endicott

William Endicott is a licensed contractor in the State of Missouri and is the principal of a custom home building and renovation company. After attending the University of Kansas, he began working full time in the trades and soon after, started his own company. As a second generation carpenter, William grew up around job sites and discovered his love of tools. He now enjoys finding tools that help give his clients the best possible quality, while also helping to keep his company productive and profitable. In his spare time, he enjoys woodworking projects, fishing and spending time with his wife and three children.

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