BLADESHAPER™ Squeegee Blade Sharpeners

BladeShapers are M&R's precision squeegee sharpeners, and they're available in three sizes:BladeShaper SC, BladeShaper MC, and BladeShaper LC. All employ virtually indestructible square-cut diamond wheels to sharpen all squeegee materials, including single and multiple durometer types.

BladeShaper SC is M&R’s first precision small-format manual sharpener for squeegee blades up to 51 cm (20″). Portable tabletop design makes BladeShaper SC easy to move, and its compact size allows it to fit almost anywhere in a screen printing shop. BladeShaper SC includes a virtually indestructible square-cut 120-grit diamond sharpening wheel1 for smooth, uniform grinding. The diamond wheel sharpens all squeegee materials, including single and multiple durometer types2 . Material removal rate is easy to adjust. BladeShaper SC secures squeegees by the blade during sharpening, and it’s designed to accommodate various squeegee holders/handles. Five additional diamond wheel profiles in numerous grits are optionally available.

M&R’s BladeShaper MC small-format manual table-top squeegee blade sharpener precisely sharpens squeegee blades up to 97 cm (38″). Portable tabletop design makes BladeShaper MC easy to move, and its compact size lets it fit almost anywhere. BladeShaper MC includes two virtually indestructible square-cut diamond sharpening wheels1 (one 120-grit and one 230-grit) for smooth, uniform grinding. The diamond wheels sharpen all squeegee blade materials, including single and multiple durometer types2 . Material removal rate is easy to adjust. BladeShaper MC secures squeegees by the blade during sharpening, and it’s designed to accommodate various squeegee holders/handles. Five additional diamond wheel profiles in numerous grits are optionally available.

M&R’s freestanding, midsize, fully-automated BladeShaper LC precisely sharpens squeegee blades up to 95 cm (37″). BladeShaper LC includes two virtually indestructible square-cut diamond sharpening wheels1 (one 120-grit and one 230-grit) for smooth, uniform grinding. The diamond wheels sharpen all squeegee materials, including single and multiple durometer types2 . Material removal rate is easy to adjust. BladeShaper LC secures squeegees by the blade during sharpening, and it’s designed to accommodate various squeegee holders and handles. BladeShaper LC includes a vacuum system to reduce dust and facilitate particle removal (110 V models include vacuum cleaner). Five additional diamond wheel profiles in numerous grits are optionally available.

Specifications

Model BladeShaper SC BladeShaper MC BladeShaper LC
Blade Height Tolerance +/- 0.15 mm (0.006″) measured from end to end +/- 0.15 mm (0.006″) measured from end to end +/- 0.15 mm (0.006″) measured from end to end
Diamond Wheel Grit 120 grit supplied standard (other grit sizes available) 120 & 230 grit supplied standard (other grit sizes available) 120 & 230 grit supplied standard (other grit sizes available)
Dimensions (L x W x H) 76 x 30 x 37 cm (30″ x 12″ x 14.5″) 122 x 30 x 37 cm (48″ x 12″ x 14.5″) 152 x 69 x 122 cm (60″ x 27″ x 48″)
Electrical Requirements 115-120 V, 2 A (220-230 V, 1 A optional) 115-120 V, 2 A (220-230 V, 1 A optional) 115-120 V, 2 A (220-230 V, 1 A optional)
Maximum Sharpening Length 51 cm (20″) 97 cm (38″) 95 cm (37″)
Sharpening Profile One straight/square-edge wheel supplied standard(other profiles & custom wheels available) One straight/square-edge wheel supplied standard(other profiles & custom wheels available) One straight/square-edge wheel supplied standard(other profiles & custom wheels available)
Shipping Weight 33 kg (73 lb) 47 kg (103 lb) 133 kg (294 lb)
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