Swage and Shaper Selector Chart
Saw Type (1) Saw Gauge Recommended Swage No. Eccentric Die Size (2) Swage Saw Gauge Range Min. Tooth Depth Min. Tooth Spacing Estimated Shipping Wt. - Lbs.   Recommended Shaper No. 5500 - 5700 Tooth Stop Size   Estimated Shipping Wt. - Lbs.
      Inch Min. Max. Inch Inch Hand Air   Gauge of Saw Width Fin. Point  
BAND SAWS:
18 2 3/8 19 17 3/8 1 7   5500-B 18 13 6.5
18 8 1/2 (3) 3/8 19 17 1/2 1 11   6900-B or 5500-B 18 13
15
6.5
17
4-Hand
18-Air
1/2 18 14 1/2 1 1/4 11 40 6900-B or 5500-B 18 13
15
6.5
16
4-Hand
18-Air
1/2 18 14 1/2 1 1/4 11 40 6900-B or 5500-B 18 13
15
6.5
15
5-Hand
5-Air
5/8 16 13 5/8 1 1/4 17 40 6900-B or 5700-B 18 13
15
9
14
5-Hand
5-Air
5/8 16 13 5/8 1 1/4 17 40 6900-B or 5700-B 14 9
15
9
13
6-Hand
6-Air
3/4 14 12 3/4 1 3/4 17 42 6900-B or 5700-B 14 9
15
9
12
7-Hand
7-Air
7/8 13 11 7/8 2 25 48 5700-B 12 7
9
11
7-Hand
7-Air
7/8 13 11 7/8 2 25 48 5700-B 12 7
9
GANG SAWS: 17 or less
8 1/2 G
3/8 19 15 3/8 1 11   5500-G 21 16
6.5
16 or heavier
8G-Hand
18-G Air
1/2 18 14 1/2 1 1/4 11   5500-G 18 13
6.5
CIRCULAR SAWS:
Log, Edger or Bench Type
15 or lighter
8-Hand
18C-Air
1/2 16 12 1/2 1 1/4 18 50 5500-C 18 13
13.5
14 or 13
5C-Air
5/8 16 11 5/8 1 1/4 24 50
5700-C
14 9 16
SINGLE SAWS:
Riding Type
17 8 1/2 18 15 1/2 1 1/4 11   1 21 16 6
(1) Under Average Conditions
(2) Complete range of saw gauges swage will handle depending on width of finished point, spacing and depth of tooth
(3) No. 8 1/2 recommended for those preferring a heavier tool than a No. 2, using same die size.  Carbide components available for No. 8 1/2.

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