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Shear Knives/ Shear Blades

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ASKO - Continuous Caster Knives

Continuous Caster Knives

  • Dross removal knives
  • Hot crop shear knives
  • Pendulum shear knives
  • Caster shear knives
  • Billet knives
  • Bloom knives

Knife Accessories

  • Knife seats
  • Knife wedges
  • Knife bolts


ASKO Continuous Caster Knives crop the head and tail ends, or divide and cut-to-length continuously cast shapes whether slab, thin slab, strip, billet, bloom, or bar. They also remove the dross or beard that develops on the edge of continuously cast slabs. They are used between the caster delivery section and the first rolling mill stand, tunnel, or re-heat furnace. They typically operate at temperatures in excess of 1800F/1000C and may be used without or with indirect coolant.


ASKO Continuous Caster Knives are custom manufactured and specially engineered for high temperature environments. They are available in a range of hot work tool steel grades and super alloy grades matched to the requirements of each application.


ASKO Continuous Caster Knives are available in a range of designs. ASKO produces knives to mill builder designs, user modified designs, and in special situations can offer design advice for improved performance.

Delivery and Ordering Information

ASKO Continuous Caster Knives and accessories are produced to order. To receive a quotation of price and delivery, please complete the information form or contact ASKO by phone, fax, or email.

Technical Resources

For more technical resources on shear knives and shear blades, click here.

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