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Converting Blades – get better results

Converting Blades – get better results

Getting the best performance of your converting blades allows you to obtain the longest life, highest quality cuts, and maintain cutting efficiency. Blades that meet the ideal specifications for your converting machine and cutting material provide optimum performance...
Looking for New Slitting Equipment?

Looking for New Slitting Equipment?

Here are a few things that you might consider:What is the minimum slit width?The general rule is that if the slit widths are greater than 1” (25mm), a center-wind slitter rewinder is recommended.  If the slit widths are less than 1”, a center-surface slitter...
Selecting An Ideal Blade Material for Your Slitting Process

Selecting An Ideal Blade Material for Your Slitting Process

Read an interesting article by Heather Vreeland from American Cutting Edge and we want to share it:Films, vinyl, fabrics, non-wovens, laminates, paper, and heavy film are often manufactured onto large, bulk material rolls. These rolls are too large to utilize in the...
50% of Manufacturers Saw Data Breaches in Past Year

50% of Manufacturers Saw Data Breaches in Past Year

According to Thomas Publishing – A new survey suggests that half of U.S. manufacturers experienced a data breach in the past year and that one in 10 saw “major” cybersecurity issues.The latest annual Manufacturing and Distribution Report from...
New Life for Old Blades

New Life for Old Blades

Spinning their way through the horizon lines of 41 states, an estimated 53,000 wind turbines are producing electricity across America. However, just like any other product, turbine blades wear out or are replaced by newer, better models.What’s left are 122’ long...
PET FOOD PACKAGING AND HOW THEY’RE ENABLED BY THE RIGHT BLADES

PET FOOD PACKAGING AND HOW THEY’RE ENABLED BY THE RIGHT BLADES

The latest in Packaging News from TGW tells us that Pet food is a growing industry. Customers are looking for higher-quality, grain-free foods and pet food companies are adapting to changing tastes and packaging preferences to ensure that they capture this market and...
Packaging Trends

Packaging Trends

​Hardedge Tool, Inc. serves Industrial Markets with superior Cutting Tools. With over 40 years experience manufacturing precision Industrial Razor Blades and Converting Knives. Most importantly, we can help you improve your cutting process. Our emphasis is...
Predictions for manufacturing in 2019

Predictions for manufacturing in 2019

According to John Wiborg from CTE – Cutting Tool Engineering:In 2019, we expect a continued strong, robust manufacturing sector. Even if there is some slowdown, the challenge for many companies this year remains, “How do we generate more with less?” as they face...
World’s first film separator for faulty self-adhesive films

World’s first film separator for faulty self-adhesive films

Hardedge Tool your single source for Industrial Razor Blades, Converting Blades and Film Slitting BladesNepata presents a world first at ICE Europe 2019: A machine that separates self-adhesive film from its carrier paper. This makes it possible to obtain recyclable,...
Thomas’ Top 10 Insights Articles of 2018

Thomas’ Top 10 Insights Articles of 2018

Hardedge tool, provider of Industrial razor blades, film slitting blades and converting blades, welcomes you to 2019!! We look forward to being your premier provider of cutting tools and look to develop a long trusting relationship that serves all your cutting...