Shear vs. Crush: When to use Which One?

Welcome to the latest entry on the DIENES blog. In previous entries, we have discussed the different aspects of each slitting method used in the industry. We also discussed the considerations and factors that affect the outcome of each type of slitting method. In this blog, we will discuss the considerations needed when choosing between […]

The 2 Blade Types and Choosing the Right One

Welcome to this new blog entry. In this blog, we will discuss the 2 blade types and what makes them different. With each one, we will also discuss how to choose the right knife profile and material. This is especially important when selecting a blade profile and type for a shear cut application. In previous […]

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 […]

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