Evolution is a company which is known for making some really innovative tools at affordable prices. Today, in this article, we’ll talk about R185CCSX circular track saw which is a very unique tool and comes with some pros and cons that we’ll discuss in detail in the below section.
This multi material circular track saw is built for precision and accuracy. It allows you to work effectively on your projects also keeping safety into consideration. It comes with good warranty period that gives you an idea about product durability.
There are three different sections in this saw that a lot of people are not really happy with. But, overall, this product is great and worth your investment. Below are some of the items that you would be getting inside the box.
- Circular Track Saw
- 16T Multi-Material Blade
- Hex Key (Changing Blade)
- Hex Key (Connecting Tracks)
- Parallel Edge Guide
- Dust Port Adapter
- Dust Hose Connector
- 1020mm Track (3x 340mm Sections)
Connector Bars (x4) & Screws (x16)
Evolution R185ccsx Specs
|Dimensions||15.3 x 11.9 x 9.9 inches|
|Power Source||Corded Electric|
|Warranty Description||3 Year Limited Warranty|
|Motor (110V 50Hz)||1600W, 3700 rpm|
|Motor (240V 50Hz)||1600W, 3900 rpm|
|Max. Bevel (Left)||45°|
|No. of Teeth||16|
|Max. Depth of Cut (0°)||64mm (59mm w/Track)|
|Max. Depth of Cut (45°)||47mm (42mm w/Track)|
|Mild Steel Plate|
|Vibration - Main Handle (With Wood)||3,347m/s2|
|Vibration - Main Handle (With Metal)||3,572m/s2|
|Official Site||Evolution Power Tool|
Evolution R185ccsx Review
In this section, we’ll talk about the different aspects of the circular saw that you should know. Make sure that you read the whole article carefully so that you have proper clarity about the product that you are buying.
R185ccsx Build Quality
It is very compact in size and you’ll feel very comfortable using it. Its build quality is great and it lasts for years without any glitch. It is equipped with 15 Amp motor and can cut through wide variety of materials without the need of changing blades. Its ergonomic design and soft grip provides you very good comfort and miter saw remains fully in your control. It also has very less vibration and you feel comfortable using it. It is also compatible with Evolution’s 1.4m & 2.8m Tracks which you have to buy separately. Its compatibility with other tracks makes it more versatile and provides you more flexibility. It is an electric power corded saw, runs on 120V. It weighs around 18 pounds and its dimensions are 15.3 x 11.9 x 9.9 inches.
The tool provides you good performance and you can use it for longer hours. The bevel angle capacity is 0 to 45 degree which is good and you can set different angles at your disposal. It has proper base indicator that provides you the better cutting line visibility. The Channeled air flow provides the smooth performance and you don’t have to worry about motor overheating during continuous use.
R185ccsx Cutting Capacity
Ripping Capacity is also very important that you must check out before buying any power tool. It comes with advanced multi material cutting technology which means with one saw and one blade, you can cut different kinds of material. The Maximum depth of cut that you get is 64mm and you can adjust it at your disposal. This saw is very suitable for trench cutting. Also, it does pretty good job with square cutting as well. It has heavy 1600w motor that produces high torque with optimized blade and gearbox system.
R185ccsx Dust Extraction
Dust extraction is one of the most overlooked part of a power tool. It comes with dust port and adaptor with which you can hookup the vacuum and clean the things at your convenience.
R185ccsx Cutting Application
Though the company claims that one blade can cut through all kinds of material, but there are certain materials that you should not use this saw.
**Don’t Use this Saw for stainless steel, and coated high carbon material. If you are using galvanised steel material for cutting, it might bring down the blade life drastically.
Below are some of the materials that you can use for cutting through this saw.
- MDF laminates
- Hardwood & tanalised decking
- Mild Steel
- plastic pipe
- Wood Plastic Composites
- Ferrous Metal
R185ccsx Maintenance & Warranty
It is a very low maintenance tool and doesn’t require regular check ups if you know how to use it properly. It’s highly recommended to go through the user manual before you start using this product because this is a very unique tool and you might not have used anything like this before. It comes with three years of warranty that gives you an idea about its durability. During Warranty period, if you need any assistance, you can call the Company or mail them, they are very quick to help.
In this section, we’ll talk about the Pros of the tool. For detailed information, you can read the Amazon Reviews (Much Recommended).
- It allows you to maek the clean and straight cut with ease. The accuracy is not very remarkable but decent enough.
- It has LED light indicator that lets you know when machine is plugged in and plugged off.
- It comes with built in dust collection system and you can easily hook up the vacuum and get things done conveniently.
- It has electric brakes that stops the blade in seconds. This could be a life saver in case of emergency.
- The design is great and it also has good aesthetic look as well.
- Its depth and angle adjustments are easy to read which allows you to have proper clarity.
- It comes with one blade that can be used for various applications.
- Its ergonomic design provides you better control and you feel comfortable working on it.
- You can use the onboard storage to store all the necessary tools and accessories.
- A lot of users complained about its short track. It comes in three sections which is not very ideal.
- You also don’t get any carrying case or bag that’s also not very convenient when you want to move this saw from one place to another.
- User manual is not very straight forward. You might have to watch some youtube videos before you start using it.
We have covered everything that you should know about this circular track saw. If you are looking for all in one solution of your all woodworking projects, then this could be a right fit for you. It comes with laser light that provides you clear visibility when you are working on low light condition. What i really like about this tool that it comes with 14 foot long power cord that provides you freedom and flexibility so that you can easily work in jobsite. Though there are some cons as well like its dust collection system. But, over all it’s pretty good saw and worth your investment.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Can I use this saw to cut thick steel plate?
It’s not recommended to use this saw for thick steel. It will increase the vibration and bring down the blade life.
What is the size of the blade’s arbor?
R185CCSX arbor size is 20mm.
Where do I buy alternative blades?
You can purchase additional blades online at affordable price.
Can I use the dust extractor?
Dust Extractor can easily be fitted into the machine.
What is the different cutting capacity with steel sheet?
Depth of Cut (0°): 2-1/2” Max.
Depth of Cut (45°): 1-9/16” Max.
Depth of Cut (60°): 1” Max.
Mild Steel Plate (Max. Thickness): 1/4”
Mild Steel Box Section (Max. Wall Thickness): 1/4”