Safety Precautions and Knife Handling: The 4 Rules

In previous blog entries, we have discussed in-length the different aspects of the re-sharpening process. Specifically, we talked about how it can and will affect the outcome of the slitting unit. We also mentioned how to make sure your knives are in an optimal state to deliver a quality cutting edge. In addition to re-sharpening, […]

Shafted vs. Pneumatic Holder: Shear Cut System

As we have mentioned in previous blog posts, there are two types of shear cut system designs. The first is a shaft-to-shaft or “shafted” set-up, while the second is using a pneumatic holder for the top axis. So, in this blog, we will discuss shafted vs. pneumatic shear cut holders and the differences between the […]

6 of the most Common Problems found in Shear Slitting

  Welcome to this article about how to troubleshoot your shear slitting application. In previous entries, we have talked about some of the mechanics and parts involved in shear cutting. We have also mentioned some aspects of the operation that might impact blade life and knife-edge quality. In this article, we will provide a list […]

5 Problems found in Score Cutting and How to fix it

In previous blog posts, we have talked in length about the mechanics and parts involved in score cutting/slitting. We have also discussed some of the factors to consider when buying a new holder. Blade wobble and performing a resharpening process on the score cut knives are among the top considerations. So, as a result, in […]

Knife Resharpening and the Impact on Quality: Shear Slitting

Welcome to our blog post about knife resharpening and the impact on blade life quality and the cutting edge. In this article, we will go over some of the main ideas you must consider when resharpening your slitting knives. These considerations impact the process of the resulting edge quality. But before we go into further […]

Knife Resharpening can Impact Quality: Crush Cut

Welcome to our blog post about how knife resharpening can impact blade life and cutting edge quality. In this article, we will go over some of the primary considerations you must have when resharpening your slitting knives. We will also discuss the impact this process has on the final cutting edge quality. But first, let […]

Heat Cut: Temperature and Material are Critical

In previous blog posts, we have discussed the 2 most common types of slitting; crush and shear cut. We have also talked about razor slitting, which is uncommon compared to crush or shear slitting methods. However, specific types of applications require razor slitting, nonetheless. Now it is time we go into further detail about Heat […]

Razor Offers the Cleanest Edge: Slitting Basics

In previous blog posts, we discussed the two most common types of slitting; crush, and shear cut. However, there are two additional slitting methods that may not be as common, Razor which offers the cleanest cutting edge, and Heat cut. Certain applications in the industry may need to use Razor and, Heat cut. In this […]

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