Technical assistance is needed for the manufacture of serrated, scalloped (concave), and wavy (convex) bandknife blades. Of interest are 14 and 16 TPI (teeth per inch) by blanking for the serrated edge. Blanking has been achieved for the scalloped edge, but the resulting shape is not satisfactory. Blanking was not achieved for the wavy edge utilizing the current machine. To respond to this Tech Need, click here. 

Screen-printing, foil-stamping, or laser-marking methods are needed to engrave permanent markings on stainless steel. The method will be used on both flat surfaces and curvatures. The visibility of the engravings must be clear and prominent. The method will be used on stainless steel dining ware and cups/mugs. To respond to this Tech Need, click here. 

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