When it comes to Wahl animal and pet clippers, there’s a few different types of blades they offer.
The two main types of blades are their individual blades, and their 5 in 1 blades. Each of these types of blades has different blades within that range too though.
In this guide, we review and outline the different types/ranges of blades, and the individual blades themselves.
You can get an idea of what each blade does, and which clippers they are compatible with.
Let’s check them out!
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Wahl Professional Animal Dog Clipper Blades & Combs: Reviews & Buyer’s Guide
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Wahl Individual Clipper Blades
- Wahl Professional Animal Ultimate Series Blades (on Amazon) – fit the KM10™, KM5™, KM2, KM2 Deluxe, Power Grip®, SS-Pro®, and Stable Pro® Plus clippers. They also fit Andis and Oster detachable blade clippers.
- Wahl Professional Animal Competition Series Blades (on Amazon) – fit the same clippers as the Ultimate Series
Wahl 5 in 1 Clipper Blades
- Wahl Professional Animal 5 in 1 Diamond Blade (on Amazon) – fit the Arco, Bravura, Chromado, Figura, Motion and Li+Pro style clippers.
- Wahl Professional Animal 5 in 1 Fine Blade (on Amazon) – fit the Wahl Arco, Bravura, Chromado, Figura, & Motion cordless animal clippers.
- Wahl Professional Animal 5 in 1 Pro Blade (on Amazon) – fit the Wahl Arco, Bravura and Chromado clippers.
- Wahl Professional Animal 5 in 1 Coarse Blade (on Amazon) – fit the Arco, Bravura, Chromado, Figura, Motion and Li+Pro style clippers.
Adjustable Clipper Blade
- Wahl Professional Animal Standard Adjustable #30-15-10 Blade (on Amazon) – fit Wahl’s Pro Ion, Iron Horse, Show Pro Plus, U-Clip and Deluxe U-Clip animal clippers.
Wahl Clipper Guide Combs
- Wahl Professional Animal Stainless Steel Guide Combs (on Amazon) – slide onto Wahl Ultimate & Competition Blades
- Wahl Professional Animal Stainless Steel Attachment Guide Comb Set (on Amazon) – for Wahl 5 in 1 Blade Clippers
Wahl Ultimate & Competition Series Clipper Blades
For both the Ultimate and Competition blades, if you were going to start with two blades, a #10 blade and a #7 or #7F blade are a good start for most types of hair.
Wahl Ultimate Series Blades
The Ultimate blades are steel and chrome blades designed to cut 2.5 times faster show quality cutting than the original Wahl Competition Series blade sets.
Designed to cut faster, smoother, and last longer
The Ultimate Blades are detachable blades and are compatible with Wahl’s KM10™, KM5™, KM2, KM2 Deluxe, Power Grip®, SS-Pro®, and Stable Pro® Plus clippers.
They also fit Andis and Oster detachable blade clippers.
The Ultimate blades are:
#3F – leaves hair a 25/64”, 10 millimeter cut length
#4 – leaves hair a 5/16”, 8 millimeter cut length
#4F – leaves hair a 5/16”, 8 millimeter cut length
#5 – leaves hair a 15/64”, 6 millimeter cut length
#5F – leaves hair a 15/64”, 6 millimeter cut length
#7 – leaves hair a 2/32”, 3.8 millimeter cut length
#7F – leaves hair a 2/32”, 3.8 millimeter cut length
#8.5 – leaves hair a 1/8”, 3 millimeter cut length
#9 – leaves hair a 5/64”, 2 millimeter cut length
#10 – leaves hair a 1/16”, 1.8 millimeter cut length
#10W – leaves hair a 1/16”, 1.8 millimeter cut length
#15 – leaves hair a 3/64”, 1.5 millimeter cut length
#30 – leaves hair a 1/32”, 0.8 millimeter cut length
#40 – leaves hair a 3/128”, 0.6 millimeter cut length
#50 – leaves hair a 1/64”, 0.4 mililimeter cut length
X Blend – a Super Feeding, Cattle Blending Blade
X Block – a Extra Sharp Feeding, Cattle Blocking Blade
Wahl Competition Series Blades
The Competition Series blades are designed to provide a smooth cut and a show quality finish.
As mentioned above, they are the original detachable blade.
They have the same types of blades and clipper compatibility as the Ultimate blades.
Wahl 5 In 1 Clipper Blades
Wahl 5 in 1 Diamond Blade
The diamond blade has a DLC coating that has 40 X’s more durability and less friction for faster feeding than regular stainless steel or chrome blades.
It attaches and detaches from the clipper, and is adjustable to sizes #9, #10, #15, #30, and #40.
It fits the Wahl Arco, Bravura, Chromado, Figura, Motion and Li+Pro style clippers.
Wahl 5 in 1 Fine Blade
Fits Wahl Professional Animal’s Arco, Bravura, Chromado, Figura, & Motion cordless animal clippers.
Is a detachable clipper that can be adjusted tot sizes #9-10-15-30-40.
Wahl 5 in 1 Pro Blade
Has a high carbon steel, satin chrome corrosion inhibitive finish.
Fully adjusts to 5 cutting positions/sizes – #9, 10, 15, 30, and 40.
Is a detachable blade that fits the Wahl Arco, Bravura and Chromado clippers.
The pro blade features improved tooth geometry for better feeding, stronger tabs on the blade, and a dirt shield to protect the back.
Wahl 5 In 1 Coarse Blade
Fits Wahl Arco, Bravura, Chromado, Figura, Motion and Li+Pro style clippers.
Adjusts to #9, #10, #15, #30, and #40, and is capable of cutting through coarser hair than say for example the fine blade.
In particular, pay attention to the teeth on each of the 5 in 1 blades for differences between them in how they cut.
Wahl Adjustable Clipper Blade
Compatible with Wahl’s Pro Ion, Iron Horse, Show Pro Plus, U-Clip and Deluxe U-Clip animal clippers.
This blade allows you to adjust the taper level between 3/64 inch and 3/62 inch cut lengths, saving you the cost and storage space of 3 separate blades.
Good for most coats ondogs, cats, horses and livestock, and good for full body clipping, complete shave downs, and show cuts.
Wahl Clipper Guide Combs
Guide combs fit over the top of a blade to adjust the cut length.
Wahl Stainless Steel Guide Combs
Universal self adjusting snap-on stainless steel combs for professional clippers – meaning they fit all clippers.
For best performance, use with Wahl’s #30 Ultimate Blade, but it can be used with any brand #10, #15, #30.
You get 8 colour-coded combs, cutting lengths from 1/8″ to 1″, supplied in a storage caddy.
Wahl Stainless Steel Attachment Guide Comb Set
These cutting combs fit Wahl’s Arco, Figura, Bravura, Chromado & Motion 5 in 1 pet clippers.
You get 8 color-coded cutting length combs – 1/8”, 1/4”, 3/8”, 1/2”, 5/8”, 3/4”, 7/8”, 1”.
For best performance, use this comb set with Wahl’s Professional #30 Competition or Ultimate Series detachable blades, but they will work on any #10 or #15 Ultimate or Competition Series Blades.
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