Great Lakes Industrial Knife is recognized throughout the Metal Working Industry as a leading manufacturer of high quality Shear and Rotary Shear blades. Performance engineered, our Shear and Rotary Shear blades meet or exceed OEM specifications.

  • High-Tech Metallurgy
  • Match ground sets
  • Burr free edge technology
  • Expert regrind/sharpening service
  • Made in the USA

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Great Lakes Industrial Knife manufactures Machine knives for all types of cutting machines.

Our Machine Knives are precision manufactured to extremely close tolerances.

  • Short lead time on custom orders
  • Expert regrind service
  • Made in USA
  • Proven extreme condition materials for maximum wearability, toughness and performance

Performance Engineered Metallurgy

  • Alloy tool steels
  • D-2 High carbon/High chrome tool steel
  • High speed steels
  • Powdered metals, CPM 10V®, CPM M4®
  • Composite tool steels
  • High performance stainless steels
  • Solid Stellite®
  • Inlaid Stellite®
  • Zirconia ceramics
  • Tungsten Wc & Titanium carbide hard metals TiC Ferro-Tic®
  • ICE™ Inlaid Carbide Extreme

Stellite® is Registered Trademark of Deloro Stellite Company Inc.
Ferro-TiC® is a registered trademark of Pacific Sintered Metals
CPM 10V®, CPM M4® are registered trademarks of Crucible Materials Corp.

Great Lakes Industrial Knife manufactures Shear blades and Rotary shears for all machine makes and models as well as custom made to order.

Our Shear Blades and Rotary Shears are precision manufactured to extremely close tolerances.

  • Computerized inventory control
  • Stock delivery on standard knives
  • Short lead times on non stock blades
  • Expert in house sharpening service – match ground sets
  • Mig weld nick and chip repairs
  • Demagnetizing

Performance Engineered Metallurgy

  • High shock tool steels
  • D-2 High carbon/High chrome tool steel
  • ICE™ Inlaid Carbide Extreme

Shear Blades for All Makes & Models

  • Chicago
  • Hydrapower
  • Wean
  • Betenbender
  • American Hercules
  • Pexto
  • Amada
  • Atlantic
  • Pullmax
  • Wysong & Miles
  • Scottish
  • Cleveland Crane
  • Darley
  • Safan
  • Loopco
  • Dreis & Krump
  • Famco
  • Lodge & Shipley
  • Accur-Shear
  • Niagara
  • Edwards / Pearson
  • Herr-Voss
  • National
  • Murata Weidmann
  • Gatti
  • Rhodes
  • Roper-Whitney
  • Guifil
  • Stamco
  • Paxson
  • Di-Acro
  • Gary
  • Cincinnati
  • HTC
  • Pacific
  • LVD
  • Summit
  • Tennsmith
  • Promecam
  • Steelweld
  • Adira
  • Delta Brands
  • Morgan
  • Welty-Way
  • Yoder

Shear Blades Grinding Limits

Original Size Minimum Width (W) Minimum Thickness (T)
3.000 x 1.000 2-5/8″ 3/4″
4.000 x 1.000 3-5/8″ 3/4″
5.000 x 1.125 4-5/8″ 7/8″
5.500 x 1.50 5-1/8″ 1-1/4″
6.500 x 1.750 6-1/8″ 1-1/2″

Shear Blade Specifications - Great Lakes Industrial Knife