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Metal saws can be dangerous if not used properly.
Cold cutting saws include hand and powered hacksaws, band saws, and horizontal and vertical circular saws.
Hot cutting saws use an abrasive disc or large toothless (friction) circular saw. Refer to OSH Answers Metalworking Machines - Metal Saws (Hot) for information on hot metal saws.
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