ASKO's value adding services support you in the selection, use, and maintenance of the products we offer. ASKO products combined with value adding services solve all your tooling management needs. Whether you need a simple replacement tool or a comprehensive package of products and services, ASKO has a solution for you. If you are interested in learning more about any or all of these services, please Click here to submit an inquiry to an ASKO representative.
ASKO Knife Management Program
Purchasing and maintaining knife inventories, administering regrinds and staying within budget is a technical and administrative challenge. Grade selection and knife wear are critical to your productivity and performance. Let ASKO remove non-value adding costs from you by managing your knife inventory and/or regrind program. We'll let you know when to replace a knife, when to regrind it, and when to reorder. We'll also monitor and report on grade performance and wear and work with you to improve productivity and reduce costs. Click here to submit an inquiry to an ASKO representative to learn more.
ASKO Slitting & Shearing Seminars & Technical Assistance
A well-trained staff coupled with the right equipment can produce superior performance. Through in-house seminars designed to make every operator better, let an industry leader in slitting and shearing help you achieve your potential. Click here to submit an inquiry to an ASKO representative to learn more.
On-site Technical Support & Continuous Improvement Training
We deliver on-site application-specific support to train operators on knife set-up, installation and usage, improving your productivity and reducing your costs. Correct usage of ASKO knives is important to assure the results you want. ASKO technical support removes the guesswork from the process. Click here to submit an inquiry to an ASKO representative to learn more.
Field Diagnostic Evaluations
ASKO engineers are available to evaluate your tooling performance. ASKO's field diagnostic evaluations fill the know-how gaps that may exist in your operation. Frequently, tooling is performing below its capability solely due to operator inexperience. ASKO's diagnostic evaluation experts bring know-how gained from worldwide experience to your production line. Click here to submit an inquiry to an ASKO representative to learn more.
EdgeMaster Install/Training - Shimless Slitting
All shimless slitting software products are not equal. ASKO pioneered the invention of the world's first shimless slitting software and through continued research and development remains the shimless software leader. ASKO's feature rich software and simple user interface improve your slitting results. EdgeMaster installation and training help you configure the software and learn the tips and tricks to realize all its potential benefits.
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Comprehensive Analysis of Regrinding and Reconditioning Programs
Having the right knife for the application is only the beginning of your total slitting and shearing cost. Properly regrinding or reconditioning your knives can significantly extend their life and reduce your costs. ASKO specialists help you understand how to extract the most value from your tooling through correct regrinding. Click here to submit an inquiry to an ASKO representative to learn more.
Technical developments have expanded liner and wear plate material options. Different steel grades, compound and clad materials have contributed to making liners perform better. Rolled product quality demands have increased the need for careful attention to roll chock and mill stand clearances. ASKO liner seminars deliver information and training regarding the selection and maintenance of a complete range of wear part materials. Participants will learn how to match the correct wear part to each application. Click here to submit an inquiry to an ASKO representative to learn more.
Made-to-Order Engineering & Design Support
On request, ASKO engineers help you define the questions you must answer to achieve maximum tool performance. Then they answer the questions for you, providing a recommendation for the tool that is correct for your application. ASKO engineers understand grade selection, heat treatment, mechanical design, tool production options, and regrinding requirements. They use that understanding to provide you a value creating solution for all your tooling needs. Click here to submit an inquiry to an ASKO representative to learn more.