RIDGID 8-Amp 5 in. Fiber Cement Circular Saw-R3401 - The Home Depot


Model # R3401

Internet # 100646506

8-Amp 5 in. Fiber Cement Circular Saw

RIDGID 8-Amp 5 in. Fiber Cement Circular Saw

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$169.00 / each


Model # R3401

Internet # 100646506

The RIDGID 8 Amp 5 in. Fiber Cement Circular Saw is ideal for cutting fiber cement board and making bevel cuts of up to 45 degrees. The heavy-duty, 8 Amp motor delivers up to 9,250 RPM to help you make cuts quickly and with ease. The saw features AirGuard technology, an onboard active dust-collection system that removes up to 90% of fiber cement dust to help reduce the risk of inhaling dust particles.

  • 8 Amp motor helps you power through tough jobs
  • Motor delivers up to 9,250 RPM to quickly and easily cut through fiber cement board
  • 5 in. Blade with spindle lock for easy blade changes
  • Bevel stop for 45-degree bevel cuts
  • AirGuard onboard active dust collection system uses a twin-fan design that collects 90% of fiber cement dust and helps reduce the risk of inhaling harmful dust particles
  • Ergonomic design provides comfort when operating in different positions
  • Magnesium upper and lower guard and base are lightweight for low operator fatigue during extended use
  • Trigger switch for ease of operation
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Assembled Depth (in.)  20.669 in  Assembled Height (in.)  8.071 in 
Assembled Width (in.)  8.858 in  Blade Diameter  5 in 
Maximum Cut Depth @ 90 Deg.  1.22 in  Product Depth (in.)  9 in 
Product Height (in.)  8 in  Product Width (in.)  21 in 
Amperage (amps)  Bevel Capacity  45 ° 
Blade Location  Right  Case Included  No 
Color Family  Orange  Cord Length (ft.)  10 
Corded Tool Type  Circular Saw  Cordless/Corded  Corded 
Depth Adjustment  No  Electrical brake  No 
Keyless/keyed blade change  Keyless  Maximum Cut Depth @ 45 Deg.  1.06 in 
Maximum Speed (rpm)  9250  Power Tool Product Type  Corded 
Product Weight (lb.)  7 lb  Reconditioned  No 
Returnable  90-Day  Spindle Lock  Yes 
Tools Product Type  Power Tool 
Warranty / Certifications
Certifications and Listings  1-UL Listed  Manufacturer Warranty  3 Year, Lifetime Service Agreement with product registration 


Rated 4.1 out of 5 by 45 reviewers.
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by best dust free cutting small light weight saw, easy to get in tight areas. Dust free operation, and able to cut other materials,ie tile and cement by changing blades. March 14, 2014
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Using the RIDGE Fiber Cement Circular Saw The saw vacuum system did contain 75-80% of the airborne cement dust while cross cutting and ripping with the tool. Would be better if the blade housing would allow viewing of the blade to make scribe cutting more accurate when vewing the tool from left of the blade. Should be sold with an option to purchase a durable soft case to contain and store all the accessories. Also the shoe should be adjustable so the blade doesn't cut deep into sacrificial supporting wood on work surface. December 12, 2013
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Best cement and granite saw ever ! I've done a number of siding jobs with this saw and the dust vacum system is great. Just tried using it with a 4 inch dry diamond blade to cut 1/2 granite countertop and it also worked great. cut down stone dust also. August 26, 2012
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by One of the better ones I think I am a building contractor and I install quiet abit of fiber cement siding. This saw may not collect 100% of the dust from cutting but it makes a BIG difference. I gave a 4 star because the hose leaves alittle bit to be desired but I can definitly live with it with alittle adjustment. January 6, 2015
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by good purchase These are great little saws for cutting fiber cement. They are good for containing the dust. They are easy to use. The two biggest downfalls are there are no diamond blades just carbide tipped. The other is the bearings in the rear of saw burn out very quickly. We bought three saws last year have only one still working. So the overall durability for the cost is my only complaint December 24, 2014
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