Metabo HPT premium vpr blades are laser-cut from high quality Japanese steel to maintain durability and cutting precision. These superior blades are ideal for dry wood applications such as ripping, cross cuts, and miter cuts. Tungsten carbide tips are carefully welded to each blade tooth using computerized technology to control the exactness of the saw blades. An automated grinding process yields accurate tip geometry to increase the life and performance of the ATB C3 carbide teeth. This premium line of vpr blades is perfect for all cutting needs from framing and ripping to fine finish woodworking. Features include: industrial high performance Micro grain tungsten carbide – Micro grain structure provides extreme durability and longevity. Tri-metal shock resistant brazing – brazing the carbide tips allows the tips to withstand extreme impact for maximum durability. Large micro grain carbide teeth: allows professional resharpening and prolongs blade life. Laser-cut expansion slots – reduce vibration and noise keeping the blade running cooler. Electrophoresis coating – protects against rust.