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Wisconsin Knife Works uses the best raw material to produce premium knife steel, but WKW also adds 80 years of engineering expertise and manufacturing experience. You can count on WKW knife steel to provide consistent hardness for easy grinding, superior edges for long runs and uniform thickness for improved balance and reduced set-up time. Knives include M-2 High Speed Steel, Karbo Krome™ D-2, Opti™ and the Bak-Pak™ Carbide Knife System.
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Thin Knives
A complete line of standard D-2 and M-2 knives for jointing and planing applications. Manufactured from the finest steels available and quality manufactured in the U.S.A. In addition to the bar length thin knife offering, knife sets available for Delta, Rockwell, Powermatic, Grizzly, Parks, Foley-Belsaw among others. Please contact WKW if you don’t see what you need as other sizes can be custom manufactured.

Square Edge Knives
A line of D-2 and M-2 knives available in 31" bars. Same quality manufacturing standards and steels.

Williams & Hussey Knives
Plain back as well as corrugated knives for W&H mini-moulders. 25" bars only, drilled with twenty-four 7/16" diameter holes to work with W&H cutterheads.

Corrugated Knives
The finest quality steels available manufactured with 80 years experience. 25" bars available in D-2 and M-2 steels with either 60 degree corrugations (stock) or 90 degree corrugations (custom).

Shaper Knives
For industrial shaper applications in M-2 materials. 25" bars that are beveled to 30 degrees. Edge notching is available on a custom basis.

Filler Knives
Used to balance out a cutterhead if all knife slots are not utilized.

Lathe and Slotted Knives
Both Lathe and Slotted knives made from M-2 steel are available. Lathe knives with a thickness of 1/4 inch are available in 3 and 3 1/2 inch widths in lengths ranging from 1 inch to 5 1/2 inches. Slotted knives are available in either 3/8 or 7/16 inch thicknesses with 1 - 3 slots. The standard slot is 5/8 x 21/32 to work with a 5/8 bolt.

BAK-PAK Knives / Euro BAK-PAK Knives
The industry leading carbide knife system available in 38, 50, and 60 mm widths and working lengths from 180-230mm lengths. A 10mm thick system of a carbide knife matched with a HSS backing plate.

Carbide Inlayed and Solid Carbide Knives
Both types of knives are often used in applications where wood materials with glue lines such as veneered products and edge glued materials are being machined. Carbide inlayed corrugated knives are available in the following widths: 32mm and 38mm (both with 15mm inlays), 45mm (with a 20mm inlay), 50mm (with a 25mm inlay) and 60mm (with a 35mm inlay). Carbide inlayed thin knives are available in the following widths: 25mm, 30mm, 35mm and 38mm with a 10mm inlay. Stock solid carbide knives are available in 1/8" thickness in 6" and 8" lengths.

Planer/Jointer Knives
An assortment of the most popular sizes, cut and balanced for optimal performance.

M2 Value Edge Thin Knives
WKW is pleased to offer a cost competitive M2 thin knife for those applications where a value edge knife is appropriate. These knives are manufactured in our plant in Beloit, WI. Available in 5/32 thickness in widths of 1 1/2 inches, 1 3/4 inches and 2 inches and lengths from 3 inches to 31 inches.

D2 Value Edge Thin Knives
WKW is pleased to offer a cost competitive D2 thin knife for those applications where a value edge knife is appropriate. These knives are manufactured in our plant in Beloit, WI. Available in 5/32 thickness in widths of 1 1/2 inches, 1 3/4 inches and 2 inches and lengths from 3 inches to 31 inches.

M2 Value Edge Corrugated Knives
WKW is pleased to offer a cost competitive M2 corrugated knife for those applications where a value edge knife is appropriate. These knives are manufactured in our plant in Beloit, WI. All knives have 16-60 corrugations. Knives are available with 3/16 inch, 1/4 inch and 5/16 inch thickness with widths available dependent on the thickness.