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CanWest is Committed to Quality Control

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CanWest is Committed to Quality Control
CanWest Diamond products is the only distributor of diamond blades and bits in Canada to have a parent company that works in the concrete cutting field, giving us the unique ability to test new products on actual concrete and asphalt cutting jobs. We weed out the products on the market that are overpriced and underperforming.

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Concrete Cutting: When To Do It Yourself and When to Call a Pro

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Concrete Cutting: When To Do It Yourself and When to Call a Pro

Are you embarking on a project at home that requires cutting some concrete? Some concrete projects around your home are simple to do yourself if you have the right tools but it is important to know when you should call a professional concrete cutter. DIY No matter what your concrete project may be your priority should be safety. Concrete dust contains a carcinogen called silica and it is dangerous to breathe. Any time you cut, or grind concrete be sure to wear a full or half face respirator with P100 cartridges, ear plugs, safety glasses, and gloves. Some Things that...

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Anatomy of Diamond Blades

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Anatomy of Diamond Blades

Cutting through concrete, asphalt and metal is a cinch when you have the right tools. Diamond blades are produced very specifically for each unique application. It becomes much easier to understand a catalogue full of blades or to know what you need for your job when you understand why blades are made the way they are. All diamond blades include these important parts         Blank or Blade Plate The blank is the round main structure of the blade and is arguably the most important part of the blade. Though the segments do the actual cutting the blade...

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Simplifying Purchasing Diamond Cutting Products

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Simplifying Purchasing Diamond Cutting Products

Do you ever wonder about the blades and bits you use? How they affect your cuts or how they wear on your tools and your bottom line? Blades are often one of the highest expenses on a big project and it has become far too difficult to understand what you are buying and why it is better than the rest of the catalogue. CanWest has done away with the typical three tier quality catalogue structure and is making buying the best quality blade or bit easy. We are very excited to introduce CanWest Diamond Products to bring you the blades...

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