PQAS 12 mm Front Load Score Cut Knife Holder

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  • A new version of our most popular score cut holder available to cut moderately hard materials
  • Front loading of the knife allows for easier knife change
  • Exact cutting widths due to the narrowest manufacturing tolerances
  • Wear reduction through precise alignment to the crosshead
  • Quick clamp mechanism locks holder to the dovetail
  • Minimum Slit Width: 12 mm/ 0.4725 in
  • Knife Diameter: 76.2 mm/ 3.000 in
  • Web Speed: 950 ft/min
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PQAS 12 mm Front Load Score Cut Knife Holder

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DIENES invented the PQAS knife holders which continues to be the mainstay for cutting moderately hard materials. Now with an innovative front load design for easier knife changes allows the operators to more easily and securely change the knife preventing damage to the anvil roll. PQAS knife holder delivers 75 pounds force at 90 PSI and is rated to operate at 950 ft/min.

DIENES score cut holders feature hardened side plates to increase holder life beyond anything else on the market. DIENES manufactures the holder to tight tolerances to minimize the wobble of the crush cut knife. PQAS 12 mm front load holder is capable of slitting down to 12 mm (0.4725 inch) slit widths whether slitting paper, film, foils or tapes.

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PQAS 12 mm Front Load Score Cut Knife Holder

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