Ripping chain is specifically designed to cut efficiently with the grain of the wood, unlike standard saw chain. It is most commonly used to slab logs, burls and stumps. Most people use it with chainsaw powered sawmills such as the Alaskan Sawmill or Beam Machine. Ripping chain gives you a smooth, consistent surface when cutting parallel to the grain of a log. On the contrary, standard saw chain is designed to sever wood across the grain, and when you saw parallel to the grain, your cutting speed falls dramatically, and your sawn surface becomes very rough. 30RP is our most common ripping chain. This ripping chain is used on bars from 16" to 32" long. The top plate of the semi-chisel cutter is ground at a 10 degree angle, while the side plate is ground at a 75 degree angle. 30RP is .375 pitch x .050 gauge (1.3mm). 30RP fits saws using Oregon 72 series and Stihl 33 series chain. 30RP chain sharpens with a 7/32" round file or 3/16" grinding wheel. This chain is recommended for milling purposes only. It is not designed for standard hand held use.
Chain manufactured in the U.S.A. by Carlton.100' Reel comes with 25 presets and tie straps
We recommend using a chain breaker and spinner to assemble this chain in bulk.
Pitch .375" (3/8)
Gauge .050" (1.3mm)
Cutter Type Ripping Chisel
Recommended Saw Sizes 3.0-6.0 cubic inches (50-100cc)
Kickback Reduction Features None
ANSI Approved Low Kickback Chain No
100' Reel Contains 1640 Drive Links
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