Why choose PrintBlade?

Take a look at seven top reasons to choose PrintBlade - the UK manufactured doctor blade.


Reliable, wear resistant and long-lasting blades

PrintBlade doctor blades are manufactured from the finest steel available. Supplied in four high quality grades, every PrintBlade is manufactured for long life. 

We utilise fully traceable European steels especially selected for doctor blade manufacturing guaranteeing quality and durability.

Exceptional metering performance

The doctor blade may not be the most expensive part of your setup, but it is vital to the success of your operations.

Our precision ground blades will optimise your production, improving the quality of the finish and reducing your costs.

Every PrintBlade product ensures a precise and even distribution of ink. 

Friendly, efficient service

Our friendly, professional customer service team provide the support and advice you need – before, during and after your purchase.

We pride ourselves on solving our customers’ doctor blade problems. Whether you’re looking for higher material quality, improved reliability, longer blade life or reduced lead time, the PrintBlade team will work with you to develop the right solution.

We’re fully committed to working closely with every customer to help you achieve your goals and to support your ongoing success.

Fast delivery from stock

Our flexible, fast delivery ensures you can keep production on track and reduce expensive downtime.

It’s not always easy to predict exactly when you need replacement blades. However with our state-of-the-art production process, flexible deliveries and absolute commitment to productive partnerships, we’re perfectly placed to support your business.

We hold an extensive range of doctor blades in stock, professionally packaged and ready to use. We are able to offer fast, reliable international dispatch on all orders from stock.

Worldwide distribution

PrintBlade is a UK manufactured product, but it is used in the printing industry across the globe- in Europe, the Americas, Africa, Asia and Australia.

With an expanding network of international distributors, PrintBlade doctor blades are readily available worldwide.

UK manufactured

‘Made in Sheffield’ means exactly that – every time.

Every PrintBlade doctor blade is manufactured in Sheffield, the UK’s world famous steel city and meets our stringent quality standards.

The Made in Sheffield marque is a symbol of quality and reliability throughout the world. The region’s focus on advanced manufacturing means we employ one of the most experienced and skilled workforces in the sector.

By manufacturing every product in-house, we can carefully control the quality, cost and lead time. We can pass the benefit on to you.

A specialist division of an internationally renowned manufacturer

PrintBlade is the specialist doctor blade division of Fernite of Sheffield Ltd, a leading name name worldwide in precision-ground steel products.

With a history dating back to 1832, Fernite of Sheffield Ltd are an award-winning manufacturer who combine the very best of Sheffield’s rich industrial heritage with the latest production technology to deliver innovative solutions to our customers.

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