185 N. Four Mile Run Rd., Austintown, OH 44515

Phone: 330-799-9100 • 888-269-5371

Fax: 330-799-9120

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© 2014 Cowles Tool  | 185 N. Four Mile Run Road, Austintown, OH 44515  |  330-799-9100  | Privacy Policy

Cowles Tool  

 

Since 1917, Cowles Tool has set the standard for high quality tooling. From design to delivery, we apply rigorous quality controls so that you are assured of receiving products that meet or exceed your expectations for performance and reliability.

 

Cowles products are manufactured at our facility in Canfield, Ohio. Our products have earned Cowles Tool a worldwide reputation for craftsmanship in the design and manufacture of precision cutting tools and parts.

Service Centers & Toll Processing

Custom Designed Shimless Slitter Tooling Packages

Whether you have purchased a new or used slitting line or need to replace or recondition your existing slitter tooling, Cowles will custom design a slitter tooling package to meet your specific needs.

 

• Exact knife clearance and accurate strip widths

• Virtually elminiate burr

• Improve knife life

• Reduce errors with a computer generated set-up and repeatability

Recondition Existing Tooling

Consider modifying your existing slitter spacers into new sizes with like new tolerances and

specifications. This reconditioning process usually offers significant savings compared to buying all new spacers.

 

Finishes and tolerances to match every application are available.

Thickness tolerances:

• +/- 0.0002"

• +/- 0.0001"

• +/- 0.00004"

Rotary Knives

Custom designed and manufactured to meet a specific purpose. Cowles offers a wide range of knives to suit every slitting application, from slitting to side trimming. Standard to precision tolerances available.

 

Grades include:

• Tool steel

• Alloy steel

• High speed steel

• Particle metallurgy steel

• Tungsten carbide

Spacers

Cowles slitter spacers are manufactured to the tightest precision tolerances in the industry – a critical factor in achieving optimum slitting accuracy and quality. Plastic and steel shims also available.

 

Finishes and tolerance to match every application are available.

Thickness tolerances:

• +/- 0.0002"

• +/- 0.0001"

• +/- 0.00004"

Lightweight Spacers

Decrease the weight of slitter spacers while reducing operator fatigue and increasing productivity.

 

• Steel

• Heat resistant cast nylon with steel

• Aluminum

Stripper Rings

An important component of slitting, Cowles offers stripper rings in different materials and specifications.

 

• Buna N

• Polyurethane

• Steel

• Steel bonded with Buna N or polyurethane

Shear Blades & Knives

Complete line of custom manufactured shear blades available in a variety of grades, sizes, configurations and cutting edges. Designed to handle all of your shear blade applications.

 

Grades include:

• Tool steel

• High speed steel

• Particle metallurgy steel

• Tungsten carbide

Stripper Rings

Scrap Chopper Blades & Knives

Manufactured for a variety of applications, Cowles scrap chopper blades and knives give you a cost-

efficient, durable product designed to meet all of your requirements.

 

Grades include:

• Tool steel

• High speed steel

• Particle metallurgy steel

Overarm & Tension Stand Tooling

• Separator discs

• Phenolic or Micarta separator spacers

• Nylon separator spacers

• Steel separator spacers

Storage Units

Cowles knife transfer boxes and spacer cabinets are custom designed to meet your tooling requirements and will upgrade your storage and transportation capabilities. Most importantly, these units will help protect and prolong the life of your valuable tooling.

On Site Training, Seminars & Technical Assistance

Cowles offers training, seminars and technical assistance at your facility designed to help you improve

your operation. Our experienced personnel will customize these presentations to suit your specific needs and questions.

Carswin AdvantageTM Slitter Tooling Setup Software Program

Slitter tooling setup software that is a comprehensive setup program with no add-ons that ensures a first time, trouble free set up, improving quality and efficiency.

 

Carswin AdvantageTM Offers:

• Ease of use for operators.

• Flexibility. Carswin Advantage allows the user to define and change virtually any parameter

relating to their operation.

• Repeatability.

• Consistently accurate slit widths with virtual elimination of burr.

• Improved knife life.

• Improved coil yield.

• Increased productivity and continuous improvement.

• A comprehensive program with no add-ons that ensures a first-time, trouble free setup.

Sharpening & Regrinding Service

Cowles offers a complete sharpening and regrinding service for all of your slitter tooling requirements, including slitter knives, rubber stripper rings, shear blades and knives and scrap chopper blades and knives.

 
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