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Sealant Removal  >  Joint Sealant Cutter Blade - Slices through SOFT and HARD joint sealant without melting the sealant.
 

Joint Sealant Removal - Cutter Blade

 

Slices through Hard and Soft Joint Sealant - without melting the sealant.

Pricing / Ordering

3 Sizes:  4-1/2", 6", 12"

Slicing through the middle of sealant - Sealant does not melt. Discharged "sliced" sealant is fluffy - It is not hot! Cutter blade cutting deep into the joint. Safely and quickly removes the sealant along the joint's inside edge - without melting the sealant.
Slicing through the outside edge or down the middle of sealant material without melting - including sealants with the viscosity of bubble gum. viscosity. Completely sink the blade into the joint without damaging the Stellite® cutter chips from hard concrete or aggregate that may be directly beneath the sealant material.

  - Click on Pictures for Enlarged View -  

********** Testimonial  **********

Removing a Metzger McGuire joint sealant (at a General Electric warehouse):

  • With the sealant of a bubble gum viscosity what was taking the contractors 1 minute to remove 6" (inches)

  • Using a Stellite Cutter Blade productivity increased to 6' (feet) per minute

  • Not only was the sealant material completely removed from the joint but the inside edges where clean and ready for resealing.

---  Specifically Designed to Remove both HARD & SOFT JOINT SEALANT MATERIAL WITHOUT MELTING THE SEALANT  ---

 

 

Joint Sealant Removal Blades

SIZES:  12", 6", 4-1/2"

Joint Sealant Cutter Blade, 12".

Joint Sealant Cutter Blade, 6".

Joint Sealant Cutter Blade, 4-1/2".

Cuts through hard and softer joint sealant -
Without melting the sealant.

Makita 13.5 Amp, Variable Speed, Long Life / High Performance Grinder.For Use On:

  • Walk Behind Saws

  • Hand Held Angle Grinders - Variable speed models are highly recommended (picture, right).

As effective as the blades are at slicing through sealant - WITHOUT MELTING IT - simply by lowering the RPM's on a variable speed angle grinder (or going just above neutral) on gas walk behind saws) you'll naturally reduce friction heat to further help improve or prevent the blade's effectiveness at slicing through longer sections of sealant without melting the sealant.

Harden stellite cutters slices along the inside edge of concrete and masonry expansion joints without having to go back with a wire brush to clean a straight edge:

  • As the blade slices along the joint's inside edge, the sealant is completely scraped clean with one pass of the blade . . .

  • Any excess sealant that may be inside a jagged edge can easily be removed by lightly cutting into the concrete using the Stellite Blade.

End Result:  New, clean inside edges are exposed - assuring you of proper adhesive bonding of the new sealant to fresh exposed concrete.

 

 

********** Testimonial  **********

How Do You Keep the Blade Cutting so Cool?

"I cut over 1,200 feet and the blade doesn't get hot!  The inside edges are clean and the blade still looks new!"

Masonry Restoration Contractor, LA, OH, CT, PA

 

 

Specifications / Features

Thermally Stable Stellite® Cutters

  • Resists high temperature heating
  • Maintains their sharp cutting edge
  • Harden, high temperature cutters keeps the blade from dragging - preventing friction heat

Precision Shaped & Fitted Chip:

  • High Pressure, High Temperature (HPHT) - Solid Stellite® Cutters
  • Precisely made, shaped and fitted to resist friction heat build-up
  • Cutter maintain their sharpness to slice through hard and soft joint sealant instead of grinding it . . .

Maintains Sharp Slicing Edge

  • Utility knife blades and diamond blades wear prematurely.
  • Diamonds round-over and grind (they do not cut).  Hence, when a diamond blade grinds it creates friction heat which causes it to instantly melt the joint sealant.
  • The harden cutters on the Stellite Blade do not round-over which keeps the sealant from melting.

 

 

Slice through Hard Polyurea and / or Soft Urethane

  • Cutter Chips Maintain Their  Sharp Edge

  • Sealant Material Does Not Melt

  • Cutter Chips Will Not Prematurely Fracture

Slicing along the edge of an expansion joint.

Quick and easy slicing (removal) of joint sealant along the inside edge of concrete expansion joints.

Slicing along the edge of a concrete joint without damaging the diamond cutters.

Harden cutters are protected from fracturing.

Slicing into soft, pliable joint sealant - Sealant does not melt!

Dust Director Joint Sealant Cutter Blades cut fast - with no melting of the sealant nor fracturing of the diamond cutters. 

- Click on pictures for detailed view -

 

 

Removing caulking / expansion joint with a utility knife.

There has to be a better way . . .

Removing caulking or joint sealant from concrete & masonry control joints has always been a slow, labor intensive, unhealthy chore . . .

Now, with the Stellite Sealant Cutter Blades and a standard handheld angle grinder all types of joint sealant material (extra hard to soft) is easily, effective and quickly removed . . .

 

Sealant Removal - Fast, Professional, Safe, Effective

Accomplishes 2 Steps in 1:

  • Sealant is sliced from inside the joint - Without melting ~ Extreme hard or pliable sealants.

  • Inside edges are clean.

  • Joint is ready immediately for the new sealant.

Joint sealant - Sliced away from concrete.

Sliced Joint Sealant, ready to be pulled from the joint.

Strips of cut sealant - sealant is not melted.

Strips of joint sealant being easily removed from the joint.

As the caulking is cut, a fine edge finish is left.

Clean, Finished Inside Edge -

Ready for Immediate Resealing.

 

 

 

- Testimonials -

- What the contractors are saying about the Stellite Cutter Blade -

********** Testimonial  **********

"Phenomenal - Night and day productivity versus using a FEIN Caulk Cutter"

"Completely removed the sealant - we cut down both sides of the joint and pulled-out long strips of sealant.  The sealant was completely removed - we didn't have to go back and clean the joint's inside edges  -- well done and thank you."

" . . . used it on sealant that was very gummy (we think they forgot to add the hardener to it).  The blade worked far better than a Caulk Cutter or wire wheel."

Masonry Restoration Contractor, Chicago, IL

 

"Extremely Productive - After we cutout the sealant we immediately were able to install the new sealant.  The inside edges were completely  free from the old joint sealant and new concrete was exposed for proper bonding of the new joint sealant - the joint was completely prep'd and ready to go . . ."

Coatings & Caulking Removal Company, Miami, FL

 

 

Joint Sealant Cut-Out Blade Pricing 

For use with:

  • Angle grinders (variable speed models are recommended, see below)

  • High-Speed Cut-Off Saws

  • Walk-Behind Saws.

 

 

Item No Size Individual Price Box Price - 5/Box
Freight Prepaid on 2  Boxes
SCB-45C

Joint Sealant Cutter Blade, 4-1/2".

4.5" x .187 x 7/8" $ 125.00
$550.00
($110.00 ea)

SCB-06C

Joint Sealant Cutter Blade, 6".

6" x .187 x 7/8" $ 140.00
$625.00
($125.00)

SCB-12E

Joint Sealant Cutter Blade, 12".

12" x .125 x 1" $ 390.00
$1,800.00
($360.00 ea)

 

Item No Variable Speed Angle Grinder
- Recommended Angle Grinder -
Makita 13.5 Amp, Variable Speed, Long Life / High Performance Grinder. Individual Price
9564CV 4.5" Makita, 13.5 Amp Cruise Control
2800 RPM to 10,500 RPM
$ 159.00
9564CV6 Same model as above but with a 6" guard. $ 169.00

 

 

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