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How to Request a Quote with York Saw & Knife

York Saw and Knife has been a premier manufacturer of top-quality custom saw and knife products since 1906. Some of the nation’s leading companies have placed their trust in our products, and we invite you to try them for yourself. But first, you’ll need to request a quote. Today we’re here to show you what it […]

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Flattening and Tensioning Circular Knives and Saw Blades

Many people fail to understand the importance of the correct blade flatness and tension in providing a consistent cut. The fact is, a flat blade plays a critical role in the quality of your final product. Flattening and tensioning your blades provides improved performance in any cutting application, as it assures that the blades will run at […]

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Blade Manufacturing

No matter the industry, you’ll appreciate the value of having high quality cutting tools. Industrial machine knives are indispensable components in your system. They’re used to reduce material size while processing products from paper to pork. While you may know your processes  involving machine knives, please consider the requirements we need to manufacture your knives. […]

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What happens next? Heat Treating

In the last post, we highlighted the laser cutting part of our machine knife manufacturing process. In this post, we are giving you a behind the scenes look at the next step of the manufacturing process, heat treating. Heat treating is a process of heating and cooling metals to critical temperatures to alter their structure […]

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Precision Knife Manufacturing Process: Laser Cutting

In an earlier post, 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 […]

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