Bringing Efficiency to Gypsum Board Manufacturing

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Happy Earth Day!

Happy Earth Day! Even though Earth Day is celebrated internationally every year on April 22, we honor it every day here at York Saw and Knife.   Below are some things we do every day that could serve as tips for making your manufacturing facility “greener”!   1. Recycling Oil/Coolant from our machines We collect the […]

How Do We Do That? Reverse Engineering Explained

Have a knife, but not sure of the specifications? Think your knife is a challenge to duplicate? Not a problem!  Whatever your application, machine, or material York Saw and Knife is able to work with you to reverse engineer a solution for you.  We can design and produce a knife for you with the ultimate […]

Lower Priced versus Higher Priced Blades: Benefits and Applications

York Saw and Knife manufactures blades not only for a wide array of applications, but for various price points as well.  Some customers may want a lower costing blade versus a higher quality blade at a higher price point. The following are reasons and examples for the cheaper and more expensive option of our blades. […]