Tough-tipped blades

Unique blades for exceptional performance and durability

A unique blade for superior performance

A. F. Whiteley’s tough-tipped blades are uniquely engineered to deliver outstanding cutting performance. Uniquely manufactured utilising a tool steel base and a hardened, tough cutting tip, our tough-tipped range offers the very best in cutting performance. Ideally suited to granulating ​

Shatter, corrosion and abrasion resistance

Tough-tipped blades are hard-wearing, with the cutting tip providing additional resistance when compared with standard tool steel granulator blades.

Less downtime, more production

Switching to A. F. Whiteley tough tipped blades can keep your machines performing for longer, avoiding expensive downtime, reducing the number of blade changes required, and saving your business money.

Long blade life

If you are looking for blades which last longer between sharpening, then tough-tipped blades are an ideal solution. The cutting tip is tougher and harder-wearing meaning more work before requiring resharpening.

We've helped our tipped blade customers significantly extend their production run times.

If you are seeking to extend the lifespan of your knives, get in touch and ask about tough tipped blades today.

Reduced risk of machine damage

Switching to A. F. Whiteley tough tipped blades can keep your machines performing for longer, avoiding expensive downtime, reducing the number of blade changes required, and saving your business money.

Tipped blades by A. F. Whiteley offer a tough cutting edge, deposited on a resilient steel base.

When faced with a difficult material to granulate, choosing a longer-lasting, tougher blade could make a huge difference to your operations.

Switching to A. F. Whiteley tough tipped blades can keep your machines performing for longer, avoiding expensive downtime, reducing the number of blade changes required, and saving your business money.

We offer a range of premium quality, tough-tipped blades which offer the benefits of our D2 blades with a wear-resistant, tough cutting tip, expertly manufactured to cut even the most difficult materials. 

Tough-tipped blades are particularly suited to challenging applications, including where the feedstock has been contaminated. 

Our unique deposition technique and high quality material ensures exceptional durability – resulting in substantial long-term savings and significant benefits.

  • Shatter, corrosion and abrasion resistance
  • Less downtime, more production
  • Long blade life
  • Reduced risk of machine damage
A. F.  Whiteley only ever use fully traceable, high quality steels from trusted sources.  

And with every blade made here in the UK in our ISO9001 certified factory,  you can be assured that your finish products will be manufactured to the highest standards. 

Unlike many other suppliers we never compromise on material quality or outsource production to low cost economies. With A. F. Whiteley ‘Made in Sheffield’ means exactly that.


Find out how Tough Tipped blades can benefit your business


Call our friendly expert team on 0114 244 0527

Alternatively you can email sales@whiteley-knives.co.uk

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

Tough-tipped blade customer
- plastics industry

A. F. Whiteley tough tipped blades extend blade life and improve cutting performance, especially when faced with a difficult feedstock.
Our range of tough-tipped blades consist of a tough, wear-resistent cutting edge uniquely deposited onto the blade body.

What would extending blade life mean for your business?

Talk to us about switching to tough-tipped blades.

Call 0114 244 0527

Speak to us about choosing the right tipped blade solution for your business


Just give our expert team a call or send us an email.

0114 244 0527

sales@whiteley-knives.com