Early-Entry Concrete Blade Selection Guide

Published on
December 20, 2023 at 8:33:08 AM PST December 20, 2023 at 8:33:08 AM PSTth, December 20, 2023 at 8:33:08 AM PST

Early-entry concrete blades are specially designed for cutting newly poured concrete with a soff-cut saw. The purpose of using Soff-Cut blades is to minimize the risk of random cracking in concrete. The high production rate and the ability to cut on the same day make Soff-Cut the best option for cutting green concrete. Make sure you are selecting the right Soff-Cut blade based on the timing of your cut and the aggregate of the material you are cutting.

Find the right early-entry concrete blade for your early-entry concrete needs by answering these 2 questions:

1. What Soff-Cut Saw are you using?

2. Are you cutting the concrete the same day you poured it?

Go through our short Early-Entry Soff-Cut Blade Selection Guide to find the right green concrete blade to make you the most productive the next time you make an early-entry cut. Click "GET STARTED" below to find your blade!

Selecting the right Soff-Cut early-entry concrete diamond blade is important as it directly impacts the quality and efficiency of the job. The choice of the Soff-Cut blade depends on the concrete hardness & aggregate and the machine you are using. Different blades are designed to handle varying concrete aggregates, curing stages, and environmental conditions, ensuring a clean and controlled relief cut. Choosing the right Soff-Cut blade is crucial for achieving efficient and precise results during early-entry concrete cutting projects, making you more productive.

Esch ProCut Purple Series Soff-Cut Blade

Esch ProCut Purple Series Early Entry Blade is specifically designed for Soff-Cut sawing in early-entry concrete. The ProCut Purple Early-Entry blade extends the window of time to cut Soff-Cut joints into green concrete.

Esch Pink Blade for Next Day Concrete

The Esch Next Day Pink Blade is an early entry blade designed for Soff-Cut Saws, used for NEXT DAY concrete cutting. Used when concrete has left the "green zone".

More Helpful Links About Soff-Cut Early Entry Cutting:

We are your source for Soff-Cut and early-entry cutting knowledge and products. Our extensive expertise from in-field demos and training gives us the knowledge to provide you the solutions to cut further, and faster. Whether it's understanding the optimal time to make early-entry cuts to prevent random cracking or selecting the right tools and techniques for concrete cutting in various applications, we provide step-by-step guidance and best practices that ensure efficiency, safety, and exceptional results. Ensure you have the right understanding of the Soff-Cut process by checking out our other blog posts below.

Best Practices for Making Relief Cuts in Concrete

Making relief cuts in concrete is an overlooked technique that extends the life of concrete by controlling random cracking. Adhere to the following list of best practices will ensure your relief cuts are made confidently!

Read More

About Soff-Cut® Early-Entry Blades

Explore Soff-Cut early-entry concrete blades, a revolutionary technology in concrete cutting. Minimize random cracking in concrete thanks to this new concrete cutting technique.

Read More

About Soff-Cut® Saws

Husqvarna’s Soff-Cut® saws are a unique patent that is designed for Ultra Early Entry™ concrete sawing. This system enables concrete to be cut within one to two hours before the final set.

Read More

Concrete Cutting Tips: Concrete Joint Protectors

Joint protectors are essential when cutting concrete to prevent cracks and damage in the surrounding structures. Green concrete is a rigid material that tends to crack when subjected to stress.

Read More

How the Esch ProCut Purple Blade Accelerates Early-Entry Cutting

Recently, Superior Masonry Builders completed a large flatwork project and saw great success using a Soff-Cut® Saw and Early-Entry Concrete Blades. They achieved cleaner cuts, decreased the number of blades they used, and maintained maximum equipment efficiency throughout the job.

Read More