Concrete slab sawing is the process that cuts the upper portion of existing concrete to an even, flat plane. This technique is used to level damaged pavement, provide control joints or lay underground wires and pipes. When it comes to slab on grade, structural decks, roadways and any other horizontal surface Fine Cut’s slab saws do the job. Slab saws are powered by gas, diesel, electric and hydraulic.
Concrete slab sawing is a quick and efficient diamond method used for cutting horizontal surfaces such as concrete slabs, floors, bridge decks, and pavement. Slab sawing gained popularity in the concrete cutting industry because it is versatile, practical, and cost efficient
. Concrete slab sawing features a diamond blade that is mounted on a walk behind machine requiring one operator.
Compared to jack hammering, slab sawing is faster, quieter, and less stressful to structural areas. The applications
for slab sawing are virtually endless, and the procedure can be performed on a variety of structures, both indoors and outdoors.
Common Applications for Slab Sawing:
· Cutting reinforced concrete floors
· Cutting expansion and control joints
· Cutting sidewalks
· Controlled demolition
· Cutting plumbing and electrical trenches in slabs
· Construction of structural foundations
· Road and street repairs
· Residential and commercial improvements
· Broken water pipe and sewer line repair
· Highway patching
Slab sawing is the perfect solution for making penetrations or openings in concrete floors to access and repair a broken water pipe or sewer line. When a basement or cellar is being remodeled to add a bathroom, the concrete is removed to add new plumbing for the fixtures. A slab saw is also useful in demolition work
to break up and remove a cracked or unwanted patio, driveway or walkway. Sometimes a homeowner might want just part of a patio or other concrete slab cut in order to alter their landscaping.
’s trained operators are equipped to cut through concrete, structural concrete, stone, brick, cinder block and asphalt.
For more information about concrete slab sawing, call Fine Cut
at (816) 540-5787.