Jigsaw Blade Application Guide

 

Question. Must I buy the same make of Jigsaw Blades as my Jigsaw?

Answer.   No.

 

Question. How do I choose the correct Jigsaw Blade for my Jigsaw?

Answer.   Check Which of the Four Shank Fittings Your Jigsaw Accepts.

 

 Bayonet T fitting, nor considered the industry standard.  Makita MA fit, mainly used in the early Makita Jigsaws.  Universal U fitting, mainly used on early Black and Becker jigsaws.  Double lug fitting.

 

Question. How do I choose the correct Jigsaw Blade for my Job?

Answer.   a) Scroll down the application guide below, you will find different materials down the left hand side

                      and different types of cut (e.g. fine or course, straight or curve) in the columns.

                 b) Click on the recommended blade number to take you to a short blade description and photo.

                 c) Click more information and once you’re happy you’ve found the correct jigsaw blade, click to buy. 

 
Straight fine clean cut Straight rough fast cut. Curve fine clean cut.

Type of cut


Material to be
processed
Dimensions
max. (mm)
Subbrand            Straight,
fine
Straight,
coarse
Curve,
fine
Curve,
coarse
At accurate
angles
Thin and
thick

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Softwood, wood 1.5-15 clean for Wood

T101AO



1.5-15 clean for Wood

U1AO


core plywood 2-15 basic for Wood T119B
T119BO



2-15 basic for Wood (Double lug shank)

T19BO



2-15 basic for Wood

U19BO



2-65 Progressor for Wood U234X



U234X

2-65 Progressor for Wood MA234X



MA234X

3-15 basic for Wood

MA119HO



3-30 clean for Wood T101B





3-30 clean for Wood T101BR





3-30 clean for Wood U101B





3-30 clean for Wood MA101BC





3-30 clean for Wood (Double lug shank) T1B





3-65 Progressor for Wood T234X



T234X

3-65 precision for Wood T301BCP


T301BCP

4-45 clean for Wood U1C





4-50 basic for Wood
T111C




4-50 basic for Wood
U111C




4-50 basic for Wood
MA111C




4-50 basic for Wood (Double lug shank)
T57C




4-50 basic for Wood


T244D


5-50 speed for Wood
T144D




5-50 extra-clean for Wood T308B
T308BO



5-50 precision for Wood
T144DP

T144DP

5-50 speed for Wood (Double lug shank)
T44D




5-50 speed for wood
U144D




5-65 basic for Wood
U111D




5-65 basic for Wood
MA111D




5-100 speed for Wood
T344D




5-100 precision for Wood
T344DP

T344DP

10-45 clean for Wood U101D





10-45 clean for Wood T101D





10-65 clean for Wood T301CD




Hardwood, MDF, 3-30 clean for HardWood T101BF




chipboard 3-30 clean for HardWood T101BRF





4-65 clean for HardWood T301CDF





5-50 speed for HardWood
T144DF




5-50 extra-clean for HardWood T308BF
T308BOF



5-100 speed for HardWood
T344DF



Plywood 1.5-15 clean for Wood
T101AO




2-15 basic for Wood T119B T119BO




3-30 clean for Wood T101B





3-30 extra-clean for Wood T308B
T308BO


Construction timber <30 clean for Wood T101B





<65 progressor for wood T234X





<100 speed for Wood
T344D




<100 speed for HardWood
T344DF




<100 precision for Wood
T344DP

T344DP

<135 Speed Wood
T744D



Laminated boards 1.5-15 clean for HardWood

T101AOF



2-30 clean for HardWood T101AIF





3-30 clean for HardWood T101BRF





5-50 speed for HardWood
T144DF




5-50 extra-clean for HardWood T308BF
T308BOF



5-100 speed for HardWood
T344DF



Kitchen tops/ <45 clean for HardWood T101BRF




worktops <50 extra-clean for HardWood T308BF
T308BOF



<50 precision for Wood
T144DP

T144DP

<50 precision for Wood T301BCP


T301BCP
Laminates 1.5-15 special for Laminate T101BIF
T101AOF



1.5-15 special for Laminate U1BIF





1.5-15


U1AOF


Plastics <30 clean for Wood T101B





<30 clean for HardWood T101AIF





<30 clean for HardWood T101BF




Glass fibre reinforced <30 clean for HardWood T101AIF




plastics/ epoxy <30 clean for HardWood T101BF




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Construction timber <65 Progressor for Wood and Metal
MA345XF


MA345XF
Construction timber with nails Construction wood Pipes, profiles, thick-walled (open & closed) <65 Progressor for Wood and Metal
U345XF


U345XF
Aluminium, Epoxy

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Progressor for Wood and Metal
T345XF


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Sheet metals 0.5-1.5 basic for Metal T118G





0.5-1.5 speed for Metal T121GF





0.5-1.5 basic for Metal U118G





1.5-10 Progressor for Metal MA123X



MA123X

1.5-10 Progressor for Metal U123X



U123X

1-3 basic for Metal

T218A



1-3 basic for Metal T118A





1-3 speed for Metal T121AF





1-3 basic for Metal T318A





1-3 basic for Metal U118A





1-3 basic for Metal (Double lug shank) T18A





1-3 basic for Metal MA118A





2.5-6 basic for Metal T118B





2.5-6 speed for Metal T121BF





2.5-6 basic for Metal T318B





2.5-6 basic for Metal U118B





2.5-6 basic for Metal MA118B





3-8 basic for metal MA118H





3-15 special for Alu T127D
T227D


Perforated metal plates 0.5-1.5 speed for Metal T121GF





1-3 flexible for Metal T118AF





1-3 speed for Metal T121AF





1-3 flexible for Metal T318AF





1-3 flexible for Metal MA18AF





1.5-4 flexible for Metal

T118EOF



2-6 flexible for Metal MA18BOF





2.5-6 flexible for Metal T118BF





2.5-6 speed for Metal T121BF





2.5-6 flexible for Metal T318BF





2.5-6 flexible for Metal MA18BF





2.5-6 flexible for Metal U118BF




Aluminium, non-ferrous <30 special for Alu T127D
T227D


metal <30 Progressor for Metal T123X



T123X

<30 special for Alu (Double lug shank) T27D





<30 special for Alu U127D





<30 special for Alu MA127D





<65 basic for Metal T318A





<65 basic for Metal T318B





<65 flexible for Metal T318AF





<65 flexible for Metal T318BF





<65 speed for Metal T321AF





<65 speed for Metal T321BF




Pipes, profiles (closed) <30 Progressor for Metal T123X



T123X

<65 basic for Metal T318A





<65 basic for Metal T318B





<65 flexible for Metal T318AF





<65 flexible for Metal T318BF





<65 speed for Metal T321AF





<65 speed for Metal T321BF




Profiles (open) <65 flexible for Metal T318AF





<65 flexible for Metal T318BF





<65 speed for Metal T321AF




Stainless steel plates 0.5-1.5 basic for Inox T118GFS





1.5-4 basic for Inox T118EFS




Sandwich material <65 flexible for Metal T318AF





<65 flexible for Metal T318BF





<65 speed for Metal T321AF





<120 flexible for Metal-Sandwich T718BF




Plastics <30 special for Alu T127D
T227D


Glass fibre reinforced <65 flexible for Metal T318AF




plastics/ epoxy <65 flexible for Metal T318BF





<65 speed for Metal T321AF





<65 speed for Metal T321BF




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Stainless steel plates 1.5-3 special for Inox T118AHM





2-5 special for Inox T118EHM




Glass fibre reinforced <50 special for Fibre and Plaster
T141HM



plastics/ epoxy <65 special for Synthetics T301CHM





<80 special for Fibre and Plaster
T341HM



Plasterboard 5-50 special for Fibre and Plaster
T141HM




5-80 special for Fibre and Plaster
T341HM



Porous concrete <80 special for Fibre and Plaster
T341HM



Fibre cement 5-50 special for Fibre and Plaster
T141HM




5-80 special for Fibre and Plaster
T341HM



Ceramic wall tiles 5-10 special for Ceramics T150Riff





5-15 special for Ceramics
U30RIFF




5-15 special for Ceramics
T130Riff



Perspex 2-20 special for Acrylic T101A




Polystyrene <50 special for Soft-Material T113A




Cardboard, carpet, leather <100 special for Soft-Material T313AW




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