US Patent No. 10,363,619


Patent No. 10,363,619
Issue Date July 30, 2019
Title Reciprocating Saw Blade
Inventorship Malek George, Shelbyville, KY (US)
John P. Wells, Eminence, KY (US)
David Brutscher, Simpsonville, KY (US)
James R. Niblett, Ellicott City, MD (US)
David N. Johnson, South Yorkshire (GB)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,363,619

1. A reciprocating saw blade comprising:an elongated body having a front end portion, a rear end portion, an elongated cutting edge extending from the front end portion to the rear end portion and defining a longitudinal axis, and an opposite non-cutting back edge extending from the front end portion to the rear end portion, the body having a thickness of approximately 0.89 mm to approximately 1.15 mm; and
a tang coupled to the rear end portion, the tang being configured to be coupled to a tool holder of a powered reciprocating saw,
wherein the cutting edge comprises a plurality of teeth and gullets, the teeth having straight side faces, a kerf width from approximately 1.29 mm to approximately 1.56 mm and being arranged in a pattern of alternating tooth pitch of a smaller first tooth pitch and a larger second tooth pitch, each tooth having a zero or positive rake angle.