Concrete saws come in a variety of sizes to satisfy different types of cutting applications. From handheld saws to flatwork cutting machines, wall saws to chain saws, using the right equipment can make all the difference in getting the job done safely, efficiently, on time, and on budget.

The introduction of diamond blades to the concrete sawing market has made a time-consuming task more cost-effective and efficient. Turn to page 25 for more recommendations on choosing the right saw and blade for the job.

For more guidance, reference the Concrete Sawing and Drilling Association's (CSDA) Resource Guide—a comprehensive collection of 24 specifier resource documents. The guide also includes specifications, standards, tolerances, and best practices that cover the range of cutting capabilities that exist. The CSDA's Specifier's Corner on offers additional information.

Take a look at this selection of concrete saws on the market. The models feature vibration-absorption technology to prevent operator fatigue, air filtration systems to minimize silica exposure, and engine options that reduce fuel consumption.