In a compound miter saw, the head can tilt to a certain degree. When you tilt the saw head, it enables you to achieve bevel cuts. The head tilts in one direction which is usually to the left. In Dual compound saws, the head tilts in the right and left directions.
The sliding variants are used to achieve a large cutting capacity. It has a railing system that is used to extend the length of the saw, increasing its cutting capacity. This type of miter saw is useful for large workpieces.