A chop saw, also known as a miter saw, is a type of power tool that is commonly used to make precise cuts in materials such as wood, metal, and plastic. The saw is designed to make accurate crosscuts and miters at a variety of angles.
The chop saw features a circular saw blade that is mounted on a hinged arm, allowing it to be lowered onto the material being cut. The blade is driven by an electric motor, and the saw can be adjusted to cut at different angles, depending on the needs of the user.
Chop saws are commonly used in woodworking and metalworking applications, and they are often used to make precise cuts for furniture, cabinetry, and other types of construction projects. They are also frequently used in the fabrication of metal components for industrial applications.