Method and apparatus for cutting wet concrete

  • US 5,429,109 A
  • Filed: 02/12/1993
  • Issued: 07/04/1995
  • Est. Priority Date: 02/14/1992
  • Status: Expired due to Term
First Claim
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1. A sound deadening assembly for use with a concrete saw used in cutting grooves in concrete, the saw having a rotating cutting blade and a skid plate having sides and two ends, comprising:

  • a cutting blade housing having an area within which the cutting blade is allowed to rotate;

    means for resiliently urging said skid plate against the surface of the concrete, while allowing movement of said skid plate relative to said housing, said means connected to said blade housing and the skid plate;

    a pair of side guards locate on opposing sides of said blade housing and movably depending therefrom; and

    a pair of end guards located on opposite ends of said skid plate, said end guards being of a width equal to the distance between said side guards and of a length sufficient to enclose the space between the ends of the skid plate and the housing.

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