Products List Glossary
Written by Administrator Monday, 31 January 2011
ANVIL KNIVES - A support block used for hammering or chipping other objects in the wood and metal industries.
BACKING PLATES – Steel pads utilized to slow or stop equipment.
BARS - Long unbent metal strips usually fabricated to a specific size for steel companies.
BED KNIVES – A support block (anvil) used in conjunction with another movable knife.
BRAKE DIES – Dies used for bonding & forming sheet metal products.
BRIDGE PLATES – Used for shoring, leveling & accessing bridge structures.
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CHAMFER BLADES – Woodworking planer knives designed to cut end grains.
CHIPPER KNIVES – Used to reduce trees or wood into smaller parts, chips or sawdust.
CHOPPER KNIVES – Employed to reduce corn, grass or other plants into silage.
CLIPPER KNIVES – Used for trimming wood & cloth.
COMPOSER KNIVES – Used to trim pieces of remnant veneer that will later be spliced together and used for the core layers of plywood.
COOPERAGE KNIVES – Used to make wooden staved vessels of a conical form.
CORRUGATOR KNIVES - Used to crickle-cut paper & fiberboard.
COTTON KNIVES – Used for sampling, conversion & fabrication of cotton in the textile industry.
COUNTER KNIVES – Used as a supporting block against a movable knife.
CUTOFF KNIVES – Used in corrugated paper & tube cutting machinery.
CUTTER BARS – Used as an anvil on chip cutting equipment.
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DOCTOR BLADES – Tool used to skim or scrape ink or meal from die cylinders.
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EDGE PROTECTORS – Guards developed to protect cutting edges from damage.
EXTRUDER KNIVES – Used to trim or cut textured protein, soy meat or meat substitutes.
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FLAKER KNIVES – Used to process logs into chips or flakes to be used primarily for the manufacture of oriented strand board and other composite boards.
FLY KNIVES – A movable tool used to cut, chop or slice wood, plastic, rubber, etc.
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GIBS – A way or beam used to guide or direct moving parts.
GRANULATING KNIVES – A tool which is used to pulverize or cut materials such as plastics into small parts.
GUILLOTINE KNIVES – A tool designed to cut a large set of paper or rubber with a perfectly straight edge.
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HOG KNIVES – Used in the wood & food processes for rendering.
HOLD DOWN GIBS – A device used to secure ways, liners or beams.
HY-ROLLERS – A type of double edge chipper knife.
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ICE SCRAPERS – A tool used to groom skating ice – Ref. a Zamboni Knife.
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JOINTER KNIVES – A tool used for shaping & planning wood.
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KNIFE HOLDERS – A device used to hold, secure or fixture a knife in a machine.
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LATHE KNIVES – A machine tool which peels veneer from a spinning block of wood.
LEVELING BARS – A tool used to determine the amount of pressure applied to a given mechanical operation.
LINERS – A rail covering used to transport equipment from point to point.
LOWER BLADES – The bottom knife in a two knife arrangement utilized to cut thin plastic sheets.
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MAIN SUPPORT PLATES – Primary securing beams.
METAL SHEARS – Blades used in the iron & steel industry that cut in a direction parallel to their plane of contact.
MOLDING KNIVES – A planning tool used to cut profiling in wood.
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NOSE BARS – A tool used to guide or regulate the pressure of veneer as it is being peeled on a lathe.
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PAPER KNIVES – A tool used to cut a large set of paper with a straight cut.
PINCH PLATES – A tool that utilizes a squeezing action to separate rubber.
PLANER KNIVES – A tool used to reduce the thickness of wooden materials.
PLATES – A flat sheet of metal used singularly or as a part in a larger apparatus.
PRESSURE BARS – A tool used to guide or regulate units of force in an operating lathe.
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RAG KNIVES – A cloth shredding tool.
RAIL ROLLERS – A carriage component which moves along the rail.
RAILS – A bar of metal extending from one support to another.
ROLL SPLITTERS – Tool designed to cut a large roll of paper with a perfectly straight edge.
RUBBER KNIVES – A tool used to cut vinyl, plastic, polyurethane and other similar materials.
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SCORE KNIVES – A blade which places an incision that determines the length and provides for a straight edge during lathe peeling operations.
SCRAP SHEARS – A tool utilized for cutting metal into fragments.
SCRAPER BLADES –A tool used for skimming ice, plastic, dough, oil, paper or other similar materials.
SHAPER STEEL - The raw material used in molding knives.
SHEAR BARS – A fixed blade in a shearing operation.
SHEAR BLADES – The blades of a machine designed to cut metal by sliding relative to each other in a direction parallel to their plane of contact.
SHEETER KNIVES – Used to cut raw material fabric into material suitable for other manufactured products.
SLICER KNIVES – A tool used to cut a thin, flat piece of wood from a flinch.
SPIRAL KNIVES – Blades that are arranged radically in a cylindrical cutter to produce a smooth surface along a board’s length.
SPUR KNIVES – A blade used to remove protrusions from wooden braces or posts. A tool used to provide a straight edge on a rotary lathe.
STAVE BLADE – Used for cutting fodder for animals.
STRAIGHT EDGE – A tool which accurately locates the shortest distance between two points, which is used for drawing, cutting or measuring the straightness of lines.
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TRASH GATE KNIVES – Tools used for cutting various plastic sheets to size.
TRIMMER BLADES – Blades mounted usually on a rotating cylinder for cutting paper or tissue.
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UPPER BLADES – Tools used in conjunction with a lower blade to shear or cut various materials.
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VENEER KNIVES - A tool used on rotary lathes to peel wood veneer
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WAY PLATES – Way Covers
WAYS – Liners or rails which provide machine beds with motional direction.
WEAR PLATES - Disposable Ways
WEAR STRIPS – Load bearing machine rails
WELDER KNIVES – A tool used for a certain joint which allows materials to be joined together.
WOOL KNIVES – Tool used for sampling, conversion and fabrication of wool in the textile industry.
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