The Makita 44-7/8" 18 TPI Bi-Metal Portable Band Saw Blade (T-05608) is made for use with Makita corded and cordless portable band saws. The T-05608 features bi-metal construction for up to 3x longer life than carbon blades. The Portable Band Saw Blades feature 18 TPI configuration ideal for use cutting materials up to 1/4" thick. The blades are Ideal for cutting a wide variety of materials including, rebar, pipe, all thread and channel. They make clean, quick cuts in a variety of ferrous and nonferrous metals.