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Re: Anatomy of chainsaw chain
« on: August 03, 2011, 07:53:48 pm »
Here is 33 pages on Carlton and some of it is explaining the rocking motion of the working chain.

 
How Saw Chain Cuts Wood
To help you properly maintain your Carlton Saw Chain, avoiding theproblems of poor maintenance and recognizing the wear patterns that can causesaw chain and guide bar failure, it is essential to first learn how saw chain cuts woodith your chain saw. You might be surprised to learn that a cutter tooth must actu-ally leave the guide bar to cut wood efficiently.All saw chain cuts with a rocking motion. When cutting properly, saw chainresembles a dolphin swimming in the ocean. As the cutter enters the wood, the“leading edge” starts to bite (#1) causing the cutter to rock back as far as the depth gauge will allow (#2). The cutter is now in the “attack position”. The cutter jumps off the guide bar and into the wood (#3).Chain tension and power from the saw pull the cutter back out of the woodand the severed chip exits from the underside of the cutter (#4). The cutter thenreturns to its original position (#5). Any condition that upsets this smooth and effi-cient rocking motion will have a negative effect on the life,performance and cutting efficiency of any saw ch

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http://www.scribd.com/doc/28466692/Carlton-Chain-sharpening-Complete-Book
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