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Published on January 1, 2008

New Cutting Technology for High Tensile Steel Cord in Tire Manufacturing

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Date Published January 1, 2008

This Report has been authored by:Robert P. DeTorre at Tri R Sales Inc.

The development of special carbide edge and resilient slotted knives are a major advancement over the standard blades often found in tire production. More difficult-to-cut smaller and hard high tensile steel cords benefit by more accurate cuts with a significant reduction in torn filaments. The new blade configuration outlasts standard steel knives by up to four to one.