Welcome to part 3 of 3 on our dust generation series. In this last part, we will go over how the regrinding process, blade sharpness, and finish play a role in dust generation. Blade Sharpness First, let us discuss blade sharpness. Obviously, the sharper the blade is, the cleaner the cut will be and will […]
Welcome to Part 2 of 3 of our Dust Generation Series. In this part, we will go over and revise how the overlap of a blade plays a huge role in dust generation. First, let’s clarify what overlap means. As we discussed in part 1, for shear slitting to occur, there needs to be a […]
Dust Generation: Caused by the Shear Angle, Cutting Point, and the Geometry of the Knife and System.
Part 1 of 3 One of the most common problems regarding slitting, whether it’s crush, shear, or razor is dust generation. Although the amount of dust is highly dependent on the material being slit, there could also be some aspects of the set-up and equipment being used, which can worsen this problem even further and […]
For anyone who is familiar with a slitting application, we know that a big challenge of the day-to-day operations is the recipe changes on certain production runs. For anyone who is not familiar to slitting, a recipe change means the widths between each slitting station will have to change depending on the new requirements of […]
Why sacrifice quality for price when you can have both? Dienes introduces MODEL DC25-90, a shear cut knife holder for light duty converting applications. Made without compromising holder performance and reliability, even in harsh environments. Who can use the DC25-90? The dependable technology was developed for cost conscious users and original equipment manufacturers. This holder […]
Have you ever found yourself frustrated because you’re trying to remove a knife blade from its holder and the pliers won’t grip the blade the way you want it to?
On top of that, the force you used to take the blade out makes you internally cringe because you know that the blade can become damaged by accidentally hitting it on the crush cut roll—again. But, that’s if you’re lucky and don’t drop the blade in the process. It’s not fun being in that situation, especially when you can’t find where the blade landed.
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