We specialise in solving cutting problems.

Is a cutting problem slowing your production process down?

How much could your business save in maintenance costs if your knife lifespan was extended?

Knives are a small yet critical part of the production process – and using the correct blade could deliver significant savings to your business – cutting downtime and maintenance, reducing scrap and damage, and lengthening production runs. 

Switching to a Fernite custom knife is a small change which can deliver maximum gain.

With the latest technology, highly skilled staff and a collaborative approach to working, Fernite have partnered with some of the world’s leading brands to develop and manufacture bespoke machine knives to solve cutting problems.

Our expert team will work with you to develop and manufacture a custom blade, produced to your exact requirements.


Friendly, efficient service from Fernite of Sheffield Ltd's customer service team

Our Blade Development Service can help deliver the following improvements:

 Cutting performance: A combination of expert knowledge, state of the art technology and the finest quality materials mean we can produce a blade specifically developed to cut the exact material specified.


Blade life: Our steel experts can identify the right grade, structure, hardness and condition to make your bespoke blade keep cutting for longer. We can develop coated blades if required. 


Lead time: As we manufacture every product in our Sheffield factory, we have control over the entire production process. We can deliver the all-important certainty and consistency you need from a machine knife supplier, and we’ll work with you to cut production lead times.


Fernite Machine Knife Development – How it works.

Our machine knife experts will work with you to develop, test and manufacture a blade that meets your exact requirements.

With decades of experience in the steel industry, our team will select the ideal grade and condition of steel and develop the profile of the blade and the cutting edge to deliver the results you need.


We pride ourselves on being able to solve the cutting challenges other machine knife companies won’t attempt. 

From light components to heavy-duty large blades, Fernite have the capability to manufacture a wide range of non-standard and specialist products.

Whether your existing blades aren’t delivering the performance you need, or whether you require a new blade for a specific application,  we can develop a bespoke solution.

Can we help solve your machine knife problem?

Give our machine knife development team a call on 0114 244 0527 for an initial discussion.

Alternatively you can email enquiries@fernite.co.uk Please give us as much detail as you can about your application.