American QuickSilver – A Unique Knife Supplier
The American QuickSilver Company (AQS) is probably the best ‘small knife’ supplier in North America. We excel in the manufacturing of knives 20” in length or shorter, 12” circular and smaller and .019” to .25” in thickness. We concentrate our resources producing specific knives for targeted markets.
We are a worldwide leader in the production of knives for the following industries:
Paper Converting (Slitting and Sheeting)
Plastic and Film Converting (Slitting, Pelletizing)
Food Processing and Packaging (Slitting, Scraping, Packaging, Dicing, Shredding)
Tire and Rubber (Tire Processing)
Knives Are Available in a Variety of Materials
Carbon ‘Ball Bearing’ Steel
AiSi D-2 High Chrome Steel
420 and 440 Stainless Steel
M-2 and M-4 High Speed Steels
Carbide (Tungsten or Nickel Binder)
CPM-10V and ASP 2053 Ultra High-Speed Steels
T-1 Inlaid Bars (up to 150” length)
In addition to machine knives, AQS supplies a multitude of hardened and ground wear parts including spacers, sleeves, wear plates and other replacement parts.