PowerGrit ICS Utility Saw Chain is a revolutionary new product designed to change the way contractors cut water and sewage pipe. PowerGrit offers a safer, faster and cheaper way of cutting ductile iron pipe and cast iron pipe, insituform pipe lining and asbestos pipe. The PowerGrit chain grinds away the material using diamond technology, so offers a safer method of cutting
PowerGrit is mentioned in the HSE guidelines for cutting asbestos pipe as the prefered method becasue the fibre levels are below the control limit.
The PowerGrit Utility Chain can fit onto two saw platforms, the ICS 695 PG petrol saw or the new ICS 890 saw. The video below shows an example of cuts being done with the hydraulic saw on a clamp system, as well as cutting freehand.