Knife Cutting

Mercer Gasket & Shim’s highly accurate, state-of-the-art knife cutting capabilities allow us to deliver products to customers when speed, flexibility, and convenience are important.

Knife cutting offers a reliable, flexible solution for custom gaskets, depending on the needs of your application. We utilize the newest equipment and take pride in the expertise and training of our staff in the process.

Our digitally controlled equipment allows us to make precise cuts through a diverse range of elastomer, foam, composite, and polymer materials measuring up to 0.50” in thickness. A large 120” x 60” work table enables us to produce large parts rapidly, economically, and with outstanding quality.

Designed to Meet Customer Needs

This sophisticated cutting technology allows us to rapidly turn parts to meet emergency-driven same-day or next-day deadlines. If you need a vital gasket replaced to keep your system running efficiently and reduce downtime, or if you are on a deadline to get a new system or project online, Mercer Gasket & Shim’s knife cutting services can help make it happen.

When you choose Mercer Gasket & Shim, you can be assured of receiving superior quality products within astonishingly tight production deadlines. We are committed to providing our customers with competitively priced industrial supplies exactly where and when they need them. For more information on our knife cutting services, see the table below, or contact us to discuss the details of your application.






Knife Cutting Specs

Cutting Axis

2-Axis

Intended Cutting Material

Rubber
Composites
Paper
PTFE
Cork
Composite Cork
Non-Abrasives
Foam
Neoprene
Silicone
Viton
EPDM
Red Rubber

Cutting Thickness

Max
.500 in
12.7 mm

Cutting Length

Max
120 in
3048 mm

Cutting Width

Max
60 in
1524 mm

Tolerance (+/-)

Max
.010 in
.254 mm

Production Volume

Prototype
Low Volume
Small Run

Lead Times Available

Rush Services
Next Day Services
24 Hour Service

Additional Information

Industry Focus

Aerospace
Automotive
Building
Chemical
Fitting
Marine
Medical
Military
Process Piping
Semiconductor
Valve

Industry Standards

ANSI – American National Standards Institute
ASME – American Society of Mechanical Engineers
ASTM – American Society for Testing and Materials
DOT – Department of Transportation
FDA – Food And Drug Administration
ISO 9001:2008 – International Organization for Standardization
Mil-Spec – Military Specifications
RoHS – Restriction Of Hazardous Substances (Compliant)

File Formats

AutoCAD (DWG,DXF)
JPG or JEPG – Joint Photographic Experts Group
PDF – Portable Document Format
TIFF – Tagged Image File Format