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AKE Knebel GmbH & Co. KG

Booth number: H1UL A105

About us

For more than 50 years AKE has been standing for highest quality in industry and crafts. AKE today – is one of the leading manufacturers of circular saw blades and cutting tools worldwide. AKE is a family-run, medium-sized company with international orientation. Our position offers decisive advantages to our customers. They meet the versatility and competence of a big company and take advantage of the promptness and flexibility of a small firm. Our specialisation, the proverbial precision, the innovative approach and a huge wealth of experience help our customers to gain the top.

Products and services

Innovation as a key success factor.
With Cutting 2.0 AKE „re-invents“ sawing

It is the revolutionary approach to the mode of cutting that makes Cutting 2.0 so very special. All relevant products, whether the SuperSilent and the Panel Saw 2.0 or the cutting tools Z3 and Harmony, have one thing in common: The applied cutting methods are completely different. To this end the tool design had been revised fundamentally in order to avoid multiple chipping. In doing so we have always one end in mind: Creating unique advantages for our customers.

AKE Innovation - Cutting 2.0

AKE Innovation - Cutting 2.0

When a tool is created at AKE its complete history can be traced at our plant, from raw material to high-tech tool. We do hold our quality „in our hands“ in the true sense of the word and are thus in the position to offer unique solutions to our customers thanks to a special team of application engineers, if the high standards we set should be insufficient.

SuperSilent – a revolution in saw blade technology

SuperSilent – a revolution in saw blade technology

AKE revolutionised sawing back in 2013 with a completely innovative product design. It lacked several conventional elements of traditional saws, such as large chip gullets or relatively wide basic body and tooth shapes.

The SuperSilent is the first tool to use the innovative Cutting 2.0
principle: Less wasted material, with longer tool life and incredibly
quiet operation.

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AKE cutting 2.0 – a real success story 

Cutting 2.0 technology has proven to be extremely successful since being introduced to the market in 2013. From its origins in the SuperSilent sliding table saw with manual feed, it has been consistently developed and expanded, starting with the cutter range and now moving on to panel saws with mechanical feed. In the meantime, significant practical experience has been collected which has caused users to take notice of these developments.
The cutting 2.0 success story began four years ago when the SuperSilent saw blade was presented at LIGNA 2013. A revolutionary saw blade for sliding table saws with manual feed. The new technology has won innovation and design prizes by fundamentally reinventing a process which is as long-established as sawing. The advantages for users are nothing short of sensational. Just two years later, AKE took the unprecedented step of applying this concept to milling tools. The diamond-based 2.0 technology is impressive for grooving, joining and rebating tasks. Milling 2.0 means that chips are discharged behind the cutting edge. During machining, this considerably reduces the need to carry out repeated chip cutting and results in a noticeably longer tool life. This is supplemented by further advantages since, in contrast to conventional technology on the market, negative and positive milling cutters are no longer required. The AKE-Z3 can cope with these tasks on its own.

Last year, AKE presented the panel sizing saw blade 2.0 for machines with mechanical feed at the "Holzhandwerk" trade fair for woodworking. Customers' experiences with this new saw blade have been purely positive. In the field test performed in various industrial companies throughout Europe, tool life increases of up to 70% were achieved. The finished cutting quality was rated either "very good" or "good" by all testers. Noise emissions were reduced by 10 dB (A), which corresponds to a noise reduction of 50%. The same saw blade was able to cut through a mixture of materials, including chipboard, MDF, plywood and HPL, just as reliably and cleanly as it would cut any material in individual machining.


AKE Knebel GmbH & Co. KG
Hölzlestr. 14 + 16
72336 Balingen

Phone: +49 7433 261-0

Chai Soon Ser
Project Manager
Phone: +60 19 2688266

AKE Wood-Tech (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd
No.5, Jalan Taming 2A, Taming Jaya Industrial Park
43300 Balakong

Phone: +60 38 9621988
Fax: +60 38 9622998

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Office #5, Kamala Arcade, Ground Floor, Plot #A3+4, Sector 30, Near Rabale Railway Station
400701/ Rabale (W), Navi Mumbai

Phone: +91-22-27790114
Fax: +91-22-23442667

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