Welcome to A. F. Whiteley.

A division of Fernite of Sheffield Ltd

UK Manufactured Knives for Recycling and Plastics Processing

The Fernite Group - Winners of Overall Business of the Year at the Brand Yorkshire Business Awards 2019

0114 244 0527

We manufacture a huge range of knives – from granulator blades to shredder blocks and die face cutters.

With over 50 years’ experience, we hold an extensive library of drawings, and we can manufacture from a sample too. 

Our sharpening service restores the performance of your knives  – extending their lifespan significantly.

Our expert sharpening department only use the very latest precision technology to ensure a consistent, sharp edge across the whole set of blades. 

We specialise in solving cutting problems. 

If you are experiencing difficulties, inefficiencies or bottlenecks in your production process we can help. 

Just call 0114 244 0527 to speak to a specialist. 


Our Products and Services

Premium quality blades for the plastics and recycling industries

Why Choose A. F. Whiteley?

Here are six good reasons to choose the UK's leading granulator blade manufacturer

Quality Blades

Manufactured in an ISO9001 certified UK factory by our highly skilled team, using only the finest steel available.

Expert Knowledge

With over 50 years' experience and a highly qualified technical team, A. F. Whiteley offer expert advice and support to every customer.

Blade Development

We're specialists at developing custom blades to solve our customers' cutting problems.

Fast, reliable delivery

We offer a fast and reliable delivery service to UK and international customers.

The latest technology

We invest in the latest CNC and precision grinding technology to develop the best blades available.

Friendly, efficient service

Our friendly customer service team are always here to help, keeping you informed & providing quick quotes.

Get a quick quote

We’re here to help – from OEM standard parts to bespoke blades and prototypes. 

Please contact us  by phone or email for a fast quotation from our friendly customer service team.

Telephone 0114 244 0527 or email sales@whiteley-knives.co.uk

Please attach a drawing or photograph if you have one. 

"Extensive knowledge and understanding of even the most complex machines"

Don't just take our word for it. Here's what some of our customers have to say.

A. F. Whiteley staff are friendly, always happy to help and have a large database of different blade types. 

A. F. Whiteley are good at what they do – grinding and manufacturing quality blades.

High quality products with employees who offer technical assistance when needed.

Prompt service and stock availability of the blades we use.

The tipped blades have increased our production run and reduced the number of times we change the blades

The quality of the finished product is great.

What Can We Do For You?

Whatever your granulator blade requirements, get in touch with our friendly team for quotations, information, advice or to book a regrind.


Tel 0114 244 0527

Email sales@whiteley-knives.co.uk

A. F. Whiteley is a division of Fernite of Sheffield Ltd

The Fernite Group is an ISO9001: 2015 Certified company. 

ISO9001 - Quality Management
Made in Sheffield