There are many ways a diamond blade can fail, and a failing diamond blade can mean hours of wasted time and labor, not to mention a wasted blade. Being able to identify or prevent a problem with your diamond blade can stop you from wasting an entire day wondering what happened and why you were given a faulty blade.
If you have experienced a loss of tension, segment loss, cracked segments, an overheated blade, excessive wear on segments, glazed over segments, a cracked core, or undercutting, then you are not alone. These are common problems with any diamond blade. These problems are avoidable and can be prevented by knowing the safest way to use your diamond blade.