Akron Standard Shear Blades or Steel Bias Cutters, an after market part, are manufactured from the highest quality tool steel and ground to the highest of tolerances. These shear cutting blades are used in manufacturing and testing of large and small tires for both consumer and industrial use.
Tool steel for shear blades is usually D-2 grade or higher. Special steels have been developed for other blade manufacturers that can be adapted to the Akron Special Machinery cutting system. These blades are tested throughout the manufacturing process to ensure that the hardness tolerances and the physical numerical requirements are being held within our specifications.