Modeling of Cutting Knife Cylinders in Wet Wipe Machines

  • 1 KANSAN R&D Center, İzmir, Turkey
  • 2 Department of Mechanical Engineering, Ege University, Izmir, Turkey


One of the most critical consumable expenses in the production of wet wipes is the anvil and knife set used in the cutting unit. Blades that lose their cutting ability over time and become unable to perform their task pose a significant challenge. As wet wipes are essential products for maintaining hygiene and directly affect human health, even the slightest disruptions in production conditions are unacceptable. To ensure the quality and consistency of wet wipe production, it is vital to analyze the factors affecting the strenght of cutting blades and implement the necessary precautions. One of the key factors influencing the wear of cutting tools is the mechanical strength of the tool’s carrying unit. This paper explores the importance of cutting tools in wet wipe production, the role of mechanical strength in maintaining their effectiveness and application of mathematical modeling to design.



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