Cotton Essco’s cotton-based blades offer economical water and fiber removal for forming sections and soft press rolls on certain paper machines.
Plastic Essco’s plastic blades provide cost-effective options for applications that require less rigidity, such as water removal.
Fiberglass Fiberglass blades provide excellent blade life, roll cleaning performance and wear resistance. Fiberglass blades can incorporate custom laminates for most any application.
Carbon Fiber Carbon fiber is one of the most popular choices for applications that require a strong, long-lasting doctor blade. Carbon fiber offers high flex resistance, longevity and resistance to corrosion.
Metal Primarily used in tissue and creping operations, Essco metal blades are available in several alloys and hardness ranges.
|Spec 172||1075/1095 steel||.025", .035", .050"|
|Spec 173||stainless steel||.015", .025", .035", .050"|
|Spec 173HT||stainless steel with tungsten carbide or other proprietary wear resistant coating||.050"|
|Spec 176||bronze||.035", .050", .093"|
|Spec 285||Virgin UHMW Polyethylene||.250"|
|Spec 285SF||Polyethylene with Impregnated Lubricant||.250"|
|Spec 285GB||Micron Bead Filled UHMW Polyethylene with Extended Thermal and Wear Properties||.250"|
|Spec 285XL||Enhanced Wear Life UHMW Polyethylene||.250"|
|Spec 281||Teflon, White TFE Low Friction, High Temperature (Fiberglass Reinforced Also Available)||.250"|
|Spec 276||Abrasive Cleaning Blade — Variable Grit Cloth, Fiberglass and Phenolic Resin||0.117|