Hardness vs. Toughness in Industrial Blades

When it comes to industrial blades, toughness and hardness are two essential characteristics of the cutting tool material. There are several different tests manufacturers use to determine the hardness and toughness of blade materials, including tensile and impact tests that can indicate a lot about how a blade will perform in real applications.  With hardness […]

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Oleson Saw Technology is Expanding

Oleson Saw Technology (OST), a Division of York Saw & Knife (YSK), is proud to announce the expansion of our company with the addition of our new west coast bandsaw manufacturing facility located in Post Falls, Idaho. After developing a comprehensive strategic plan; Oleson Saw has secured a new 50,000 SF manufacturing facility to produce […]

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YSK President and Family Reach out to Help Rebuild New Orleans

Almost five years after Hurricane Katrina ripped through New Orleans, communities remain in need of help rebuilding, restoring, and replacing their homes and neighborhoods. Over the past four years, Rebuilding Together New Orleans, Catholic Charities of New Orleans, and the Order of Malta have come together to help their fellow Americans. Over 800 volunteers in […]

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