AKE Sales Tech Blog

  1. Chipper Knife Holders

    Chipper Knife Holders
    Material Chipper knife holders are manufactured from various sizes of steel bars (M-1020 or A-36).   Manufacturing Process Steel bars are cut to desired length. Bars are then skinned flat and squared, then the correct angle is machined on one side per OEM specifications. After inspection of bars being skinned correctly, then they are drilled and counter-bored for the desired...
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  2. Machining Compact Laminate

    Machining Compact Laminate
    Image source: Nufurn Commercial Furniture Compact laminate is a decorative panel with a broad variety of uses. It is known for strength and durability due to thermosetting resins, reinforced with cellulose fibres and manufactured under high temperature and pressure. Machining this product is difficult because of its density. The tool load during the processing of laminated panels is higher than...
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  3. Get a clean cut even on the most brittle materials

    Get a clean cut even on the most brittle materials
    When looking for saw blades, there are two important factors to consider: consistent cut quality and price. The industry is constantly looking for clean cuts to help them produce better finish quality and consistency, as well as reduce waste. The blade quality is especially important if you are cutting expensive or brittle mouldings and need the very best finish. Most...
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  4. Feedplate Maintenance

    Feedplate Maintenance
    Tools and parts should regularly go through check and maintenance to ensure that they continue to perform well, and this includes feedplates. Before you begin your feedplate maintenance routine, please remember to follow every possible safety precaution when inspecting inside the infeed spout. It is important to ensure the disc has come to a complete stop before attempting any maintenance...
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  5. Improving wood chip quality

    Improving wood chip quality
    One of the most important qualities of good wood chips is consistent thickness. For example, using consistently sized wood chips can reduce mechanical jams of the fuel feeding equipment. On the other hand, the pulp and paper industries prefer as much uniformity in chip sizes as possible, because it affects the packing for transportation. As such, more than just ensuring...
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  6. CNC Router Tooling Installation and Care

    CNC Router Tooling Installation and Care
    CNC Router Tooling Installation and Care All tools are subject to wear and tear, but the longevity of your tools also depends on usage and care. Firstly, you have to get the foundation right – the correct torque is essential. Torque is defined as the measure of a force’s tendency to produce torsion or rotation about an axis. When setting...
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  7. How to get the best from your collet

    A Collet is a subtype of chuck that forms a collar around an object to be held and exerts a strong clamping force on the object when it is tightened, usually by means of a tapered outer collar. It may be used to hold a workpiece or a tool. There are two things you want to avoid when installing a...
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  8. Cutting 2.0 AKE edge bander pre-milling tools – For better cut quality and longevity

    The challenge for industrial customers is ensuring the very best consistent edge quality in a variety of materials, colours and finishes. Changing tools is expensive, time consuming and can result in machine recalibration – often done by outside contractors. The patented Cutting 2.0 AKE edge bander pre milling tools will enable better cut quality, longer life, especially on difficult to...
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  9. AKE Sales Tech to participate in AWISA 2018 exhibition this July

    AKE Sales Tech is pleased to announce their participation in the AWISA exhibition held at the new Darling Harbour exhibition centre in Sydney from July 4-7th.
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  10. Super specials at AKE Sales Tech

    DP shank cutter Z2 – Cutting 2.0 Application: For sizing, grooving, jointing, rebating. Very precise shank tolerances, therefore suitable for shrink clamping (recommended). Material: Panel material with and without coating. Machine: Stationary machines with and without tool charger. Design: DP knives with axial angle and divided cut; shank 20 and 25 with internal thread. Tooth: DP, Ø 20 with tip...
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