Apex Shears and Knives are manufactured to suit each application and customer design. They are available in a wide range of standard and proprietary chemistries suitable for either hot or cold work. They deliver the correct combination of toughness, shock resistance, and edge-holding characteristics required 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 design.
Apex Cold Shears up to 4000mm in length / 700mm in diameter are manufactured from Steel Grades such as AISI O1, D3, D2 etc. Apex Hot Shears are designed for cutting materials having temperatures up to 1000Â°C and thickness between 20-175mm.
Knives and Blades for specialized applications can be designed on request.