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:: Shear Knives/ Shear Blades
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:: Mill Liners and Wear Parts
:: Recycling, Demolition & Waste Knives
:: Regrinding and Sharpening
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:: Hydraulic Nuts
:: Machine Ways and Specialty Wear Parts
:: Metal Fabricating and Manufacturing Knives
:: Contract Grinding and Lapping


Shear Knives/ Shear Blades

Bar Mill and Structural Mill Knives   Coil Processing Knives   Continuous Caster Knives   Hot Strip Mill Knives   Pickle Line Knives   Pipe and Tube Mill Knives   Plate Mill Knives   Slab, Blooming, and Billet Mill Knives   Squaring Shear Knives   Wire Rod Mill Knives   Knife Accessories   How to Select the right knife grade  

ASKO - Coil Processing Knives

ASKO - Coil Processing Knives

ASKO - Coil Processing Knives

Coil Processing Knives

Knives for pickle lines, galvanizing lines, tin lines, continuous annealing lines, coating lines, inspection lines, blanking, multi-blanking, and hot or cold strip finishing lines.

  • Coating/ air knives
  • Side trimmer knives
  • Scrap chopper knives
  • Notcher knives
  • Welder knives
  • Cut-to-length knives
  • Blanking knives
  • Squaring knives
  • Scraping/ skiving tools
  • Air knives

Knife Accessories

  • Knife seats
  • Knife wedges
  • Knife bolts
  • Hydraulic nuts


ASKO knives are available for the full variety of processing line cutting and wear applications. ASKO produces both circular and straight knives in all shapes, sizes and grades. ASKO knives are used for side trimming, scrap chopping, blanking, cutting to length, and coating thickness.


ASKO knives are custom produced for each application. Knives are available in a wide range of materials and are selected and heat treated to match the demands of line environmental conditions, strip characteristics, and shear/ side trimmer design. Knife material families include shock resisting tool steels, high carbon high chrome tool steels, high-speed tool steels, particle metallurgy grades and tungsten carbides.


ASKO knives are available in a range of designs. ASKO produces knives to mill builder designs, user modified designs, complex air nozzle/knife designs and in special situations can offer design advice for improved performance. Tungsten carbide knives are available in both solid and composite designs.


ASKO provides complete reconditioning services for all ASKO products including complex air knives and welder dies.

Delivery and Ordering Information

ASKO knives 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.

ASKO products are just part of the picture. Only ASKO provides dozens of support programs to improve your performance and profitability. Click here to learn more.

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