Specialised Laser Products - Specialists in Tool SteelBlogs
SLP is a family-run laser cutting company and while we have expanded and grown to keep up with the changing demands of our customers, our core values have remained the same: we pride ourselves on going the extra mile to deliver first-class customer service.
We offer a wide variety of steels, including Mild, Stainless, Spring, Tool and Aluminium.
Tool steels supplied by SLP are renowned for their durability and high performance characteristics. They are sourced from reliable mainstream suppliers who adhere to European Standards, and are certificated with material analysis. Our tool steels are the preferred choice of many industry leaders within the Machine Knife industry and we can supply laser cut blades/blanks with finish grinding allowances added.
Due to the excellent quality of these materials, you can be assured of consistent hardness when heat treated. They will offer superb performance when in operation throughout a multitude of applications.
We offer a wide range of materials commonly used in the tooling industry, including:
- M2 (Werkstoff 1.3343)
- D2 (1.2379)
- 440B Stainless (1.4112)
- O1 (1.2510)
- L3 (1.2067)
- 420 Stainless (1.4034)
- Chipper (1.2360)
Most of these materials are available in thicknesses from 1mm to 12.5mm.
The tool steels we stock and supply are available for use across a spectrum of end applications, including:
- Machine Knives
- Packaging Knives
- Paper Slitting Knives
- Food Processing Blades
- Shear Blades
- Planer Blades
- Ground Flat Stock
As well as Wood Turning blades, chisel blades, and general knife/machine blades.