Industrial Blade Manufacturing and Sharpening Specialists
Welcome to Carolina Knife Company, for over 30 years we have been an industry leader in manufacturing industrial slitter blades, industrial slitter machine parts, and industrial knife related accessories. We are based in Asheville, NC and provide industrial blades throughout the Southeastern United States and beyond. Regardless of your cutting or converting application, turn to us for the highest quality, American made products delivered in a timely manner.
Industrial Cutting Blades by Industry
Manufacturing and sharpening slitter blades and knives is a major part of our business, however we also manufacture and supply a wide range of knife accessories to compliment our blade selection. To learn more about our hardened sleeves, slitter shafts, knife spacers, dovetail bars, knife holders and holder parts, and hot cut assemblies, please visit our Knife Accessories section.
Blades by Shape
The industrial conversion and cutting blades we manufacture can be classified into two shape categories: circular and straight. Our straight blade category contains traditional straight blades such as guillotines and shear blades as well as other non-circular shapes such as mill knives, granulators, pelletizes and much more. Our circular blade section contains pages on rotary shear, score slitting, and core burst cutting blades. To learn more please select a shape:
Blades by Cut Type
The industrial cutting methods used in manufacturing can be categorized by the process by which the blade or blades cuts through the material being converted or processes. At Carolina Knife Co. we specialized in creating blades for the above conversion and cutting processes, which we refer to as cut types:
Circular Blades by Cut Position
Our industrial circular blades can also be described by their cutting position. The number of knife blades used and their cut position depends on the cut type or process being deployed. In shear slitting there are two slitter blades, referred to as the top and bottom slitter blades. These can conversely be described as male or female blades, respectively. In score and burst slitting applications there is typically only one blade, typically described as the top blade. Please select a cut position from the graphics above to learn more about our product specific product line:
Blades by Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM)
In most conversion industries there are several dozen leading equipment manufactures who supply standardized knives and cutting equipment specifically designed for use on their machines. Carolina Knife Co. manufactures affordably priced replacement blades and parts for nearly 200 OEMs. Explore our Industrial Blade Manufacturers section to learn more.
- Bielomatik Paper Sheeter Blades
- Black Clawson Paper Slitter Blades
- Jagenberg Paper Slitter and Sheeter Blades
- John Dusenbery Co. Slitter Blades
- Tidland Slitter Knives
Blades by Material
At Carolina Knife Co. we select only the finest materials when manufacturing our line of industrial slitter blades and cutting accessories. Visit our Industrial Blade Materials section to learn more about our high quality materials.
At Carolina Knife Company's Asheville, NC location blade sharpening, and roll regrinding are our specialties, not a sideline services. To learn more about our rigorous blade sharpening process, industry leading turnaround time and rapid delivery of resharpened blades, then visit our Industrial Blade Sharpening section.
Specialty or Custom Blades
Along with manufacturing stock blades for popular OEMs, we also specialize in rapidly manufacturing high quality Custom and Specialty Blades.
Parts for Industrial Slitting Machines
For those customers who are undertaking the design and implementation of a custom slitter machine we have created a special page to help you find all the custom accessories and slitter knife blades to make your deployment a rapid and affordable one. Visit our Parts for Industrial Slitting Machines page for more information.