New v-tooth serrated straight blade technology from Hyde Industrial Blade Solutions (IBS) promises a long production life delivering clean cuts through plastics and plastic films. The Southbridge, Mass.-based company designed the new blades to perform in a wide variety of packaging manufacturing operations, from vacuum-form packing to sealing. The blades also reduce waste by minimizing the tearing and crimping of material.
Also known as guillotine blades, these blades are designed specifically to cut through a wide range of soft to medium-firm products including the toughest vacuum-formed packaging for consumer and industrial applications.
Producers in the food, pet food, personal care products, pharmaceutical, lawn and garden, office supply, paper and chemical industries can use Hyde IBS v-tooth serrated straight blades in a wide range of packaging applications including form, fill and seal vertical baggers, pouches, shrinkwrappers, overwrappers, automatic carton tapers and sealers and vacuum packaging.
The blades come in a variety of standard, variable height and multi-tooth configurations and scalloped or wave-edged designs. The razor-sharp blades are engineered on 5-axis grinding machines and are available in a range of sizes from two inches to 48 inches in length. Depending upon the cutting application, the blades can be produced in variety of steel alloys including carbon, high-speed and stainless steels. Hyde blades are engineered for long life and manufactured in ISO 9001:2008 certified facilities.