Bringing Efficiency to Gypsum Board Manufacturing

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Bringing Efficiency to Gypsum Board Manufacturing

  Good news for gypsum board manufacturers! We have developed a solution that is extending the time between blade cleanings and changes in machines.   Most gypsum board production lines incorporate a serrated/toothed knife for their master cut off operation.  Due to the  inherent properties of the gypsum, these knives are subject to a build-up along […]

The 12 Days of Industrial Knives and Blades

You may be surprised to learn that our industrial knives and blades are used to cut items you use and see every day.  Over the next 12 days,  we will unveil goods that our knives or blades have been used to manufacture that are commonly found around this time at a holiday dinner, much like the one […]

Looking Ahead: Industry Trends

Are you starting to prepare for 2014? Want to know what you should expect in the industry next year?  Below we have compiled links for  industry trends for 2014.  We will keep updating them throughout the month of December! Remember even with the new trends in each industry, we can help you!  We have provided thousands […]

Welcome Michael Rhodes to our Engineering Team!

  Please join us in welcoming Michael Rhodes to the York Saw & Knife team.  Mike is an engineer and will be working in our engineering department with Joe Cauvin. Mike has a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering Technology from Penn State University and is a graduate of Dover Area High School.  He […]

Sending Samples

Are you sending us a sample or drawing  for us to  reverse engineer a cutting solution for you?  Please make sure you  include this form with your drawing or sample.   The form asks for information that can assist in providing you with a better design and quote.   We will use the sample and/or drawing along with […]

See You at PACK Expo!

Along with debuting a new booth design this year, every day during PACK Expo at 2 pm we will be drawing a winner for aa fabulous York Saw & Knife branded Lands’ End gift back!  PACK EXPO is held September 23-25 in Las Vegas and is the largest packaging and processing show in the world. […]

Cross Cutter and Slitter Blades for the Non-Woven Industry

York Saw and Knife manufactures numerous industrial cutting blades, but this season we are featuring our guillotine and circular slitter knives, especially the winder & re-winder cut off knives.  These type of blades are used in the non-woven industry.  Our blades offer cutting solutions to enhance blade durability and application issues, including the problematic sticking and melting of […]

Flattening/Tensioning Circular Knives and Saw Blades

After the heat treating and grinding processes, stresses can be revealed within the blade.   At YSK,  we use  proven techniques to ensure that our knives and blades are flat and run true at operation speeds.  To correct flatness, we utilize state of the art Leveling &  Tensioning machines designed and built exclusively for our industry. […]

What happens next? Heat Treating

In the last post, we highlighted the laser cutting part of our manufacturing process. This week we are giving you a behind the scenes look at the next step of the manufacturing process, heat treating.  The heat treating process takes place in three steps. This ensures the material is at its best for our customers.  […]

Precision Knife Manufacturing Process: Laser Cutting

Last week we told you about one of the first steps in our manufacturing process, reverse engineering. This week we are going to explore what happens next. After the drawings of the blade are approved by the customer, the next step is to laser cut the blade out of the raw material. We utilize a […]