ACE: Our Better Business Blog

Tyler Crawford

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November 27th, 2019

Top 5 Reasons to look at ACE Brand Knives vs. the OEM

When it’s time to replace your industrial machine knives or blades, you might not realize you have a choice when comes to your knife vendor. OEM (Original Equipment Manufactured) replacement knives are those that are made or sold by the manufacturer of the machinery.Continue reading Top 5 Reasons to look at ACE Brand Knives vs. the OEM

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July 18th, 2018

Understanding Pelletizing Materials

The pelletizing industry is so vast that addressing each possible pelletizer material is nearly impossible. However, most pelletizers fall into a handful of broad categories. Each of these groups has unique pelletizer blade concerns and requirements.Continue reading Understanding Pelletizing Materials

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Should You Be Using Nikro Knives in Your Underwater Pelletizing Operation?

The balance of maintenance cost versus downtime is the most common question we receive from our industrial cutting customers. Maintenance-induced downtime is costly in so many ways. Obviously, when a machine is down for maintenance it is not running production; however, production…Continue reading Should You Be Using Nikro Knives in Your Underwater Pelletizing Operation?

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June 19th, 2018

How to Cut Costs Through Underwater Pelletizer Die Maintenance

Most underwater pelletizers look to their blades when pellets change consistency or production decreases. As the most common wear-out part,  underwater pelletizing blades should be inspected at routine intervals. However, many operators miss-out on cost reduction opportunities by…Continue reading How to Cut Costs Through Underwater Pelletizer Die Maintenance

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May 22nd, 2018

Is Sharpening Your Pelletizer Rotor Worth the Cost?

Industrial improvement projects often boil down to a central theme: do it better, for less cost. However, these two goals can seem run at odds with one another, but their opposition is only surface deep, especially where maintenance is concerned. Most of us have experienced the…Continue reading Is Sharpening Your Pelletizer Rotor Worth the Cost?

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April 17th, 2018

NPE 2018 - The Plastics Loop Needs You!

In the past six decades, since the mass production of plastics began, the global production of plastics has increased rapidly resulting in the development of 8.3 billion metric tons of plastics. Since plastics take more than 400 years to degrade, plastics recycling programs are…Continue reading NPE 2018 - The Plastics Loop Needs You!

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March 22nd, 2018

Preventive Maintenance for Your Pelletizer Blades

As a pelletizer, you understand the costs associated with downtime. You also understand the costs associated with procuring new blades and rotors. But did you know that you can control these costs with proper blade inspections and maintenance?Continue reading Preventive Maintenance for Your Pelletizer Blades

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