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What’s Your Angle?

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If you’re not getting good, sharp cuts when making wide slits, Lever’s Knife Angling System might be just what you need. Our proprietary system can help you maximize efficiency and reduce waste by giving you a clean cut anywhere on the roll, automatically. When slicing materials, Lever’s Knife Angling System lets you set a single bevel blade at a slight angle – 89 degrees or 91 – which gives you the benefits of a double bevel blade without exerting extra pressure on the roll you are cutting. The result is a good slit, even when the blade is at the...

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Stay Sharp, Automatically

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Some materials dull a knife more than others but keeping a sharp knife is always important. Lever machines eliminate any issue created by slitting with a dull blade—with an automatic Knife Sharpening System that’s installed on every machine we sell. 

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Make it a Clean Cut with our Knife Misting Systems

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What’s one of the biggest challenges in cutting tape? How do you keep adhesive from each freshly cut roll from building up on the knife? That’s why all Lever Manufacturing Corp. slitting machines are equipped with a Knife Misting System designed to rinse the blade between slits, so you get a crisp, clean slit every time. Our Knife Misting System consists of two parts: A stainless-steel tank filled with water, lubricant, and a pressure adjustable compressed air line A high-pressure nozzle that mists the blade with a mix of water and lubricant, washing away adhesive residue that might stick to...

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Advantages of Single Knife Slitters

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A single knife slitting machine offers simplicity and flexibility unmatched by the more complex rewind slitters on the market. 

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American Made… and Why It Matters

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When you’re in the market for a roll slitter, keep in mind that not all slitting machine manufacturers are created equal. All may perform the same basic function and work pretty much the same way… but there are long-term benefits to buying machinery that’s made in the United States that make Lever Manufacturing’s machines the clear winner for your business.     We’ve got competency in areas that foreign manufacturers just can’t match: Experience: We’ve been in business since 1910, and have been manufacturing and servicing lathe slitting machines in New Jersey since the 1930s. With nearly a century of experience...

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