Slitter Knives

slitter knife manufacturer

Slitter knives have a design meant to slit a wide range of materials in various applications. They find use in many industries because of their ability to cut materials such as paper, plastic and textiles. At York Saw & Knife, we sell straight knives and rotary blades. We can design blades for a variety of machine models and customize each result for our customers. If you need a knife for a slitting application, the York Saw team will partner with you to find a slitting knife solution that meets your needs.

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Most slitter blades feature a beveled edge for optimal cutting power. A beveled edge allows a blade to slit material instead of creating standard cuts. When a slitting knife has the primary purpose of making punctures, it will have teeth. These teeth create smaller slits in progression, such as the ones found on tear-off paper products. Our sales engineers can help you determine which blade solution will work best for your application.

At York Saw & Knife, we manufacture all of our slitter blades in-house. As an original equipment manufacturer, you’ll appreciate our competitive prices and fast turnaround times that allow you to maximize your profits. If you get our blades as an end-user, we will listen to your needs to design a personalized solution. We consider your business goals our business goals.

Applications for Our Slitter Blades

Our slitter blades can slit a wide range of materials, including:

  • Paper: A slitting blade can create slits and perforations in paper for a variety of purposes. For example, a toothed slitter blade can create a tear-off line for tear-away paper products.
  • Corrugated products: Corrugated products such as fiberboard and cardboard need high-quality blades for the best cutting results. Our expertly made slitting knives can create slits in these materials while keeping their edge.
  • Food and meats: Slitting knives can slice and score a variety of food products. We can develop custom blades for applications like meat slicing and processing.
  • Foil and film: Our precision slitting blades have the sharpness needed to smoothly slit foil. You can also request a custom blade for slitting other delicate materials like film.
  • Textiles: Fabric requires a sturdy blade that retains its edge throughout regular cutting operations. Our team develops custom slitting blades for textiles that achieve the cuts you need.
  • Plastics: We can design slitting knives suitable for plastics of various thicknesses and compositions. Their sharpness and durability allow you to work with a wide range of synthetic materials.
  • And more

This list includes just a few of the possible applications for slitting knives. Thanks to our versatile capabilities, you can specify a slitting blade design for a variety of uses.

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Slitting Knife Materials

We understand that every blade application requires the right material. Allow York Saw & Knife to create the slitting edge you need with the following materials:

  • Stainless Steel
  • High Carbon
  • Solid Carbide
  • Ceramic
  • M-2
  • D-2
  • 52100
  • CPM 10V

To learn more about each material’s strengths when it comes to a slitting application, request a free consultation with one of our engineers.

Reasons to Choose York Saw & Knife as Your Slitter Knife Manufacturer

You can count on York Saw & Knife to engineer custom blades for almost any machine or application. Our customers choose us for benefits such as:

  • No limit on order numbers: At York Saw & Knife, we accept orders of just about any size. We have no minimum limit on orders, and we can also provide bulk pricing for your convenience.
  • Customized blade designs: We custom-design every blade for the customer’s needs and specifications. Our team can develop a blade specifically for your application and machine.
  • Expert craftsmanship: York Saw & Knife has a century-long history of engineering custom blades. We make every product in York, Pennsylvania, located in the heart of the American Mid-Atlantic.

The York Saw & Knife customer service team can assist with any questions you have about our blades. For more information about our products and services, contact our team online or call us at 1-800-233-1969.

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What Our Customers Are Saying

I just wanted to pass along some good news to you and a big “thank you”. We were recently able to test the knife that you supplied us for our “hard-to-cut” material. The “puncture and tear” method that works with other materials would not work with this material.  We had to have a complete cut and this knife provided exactly what we needed without making any machine modifications.  Thank you for all of your time and assistance with this project.

What Our Customers Are Saying

I have been buying custom manufactured saws and knives from York Saw and Knife for over 35 years and have always found their quality and customer service to be exceptional.

– Emil Kiss, Paco Winders

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