About us

Dakin-Flathers are the largest carbon bandsaw and bandknife blade manufacturer in the world.

Manufacturers of high-quality bandsaw and bandknife blades

We’ve been manufacturing blades for over 125 years as the largest carbon bandsaw and bandknife blade manufacturer in the world.

We’ve been

Manufacturing blades for over 125 years

We’re a privately owned, family-run business based in Yorkshire, England, where 100% of our production takes place. At the heart of our operation is a commitment to delivering exceptional products at competitive prices, backed by our uncompromising levels of service.

Our dedication to continuous product development ensures that our products are always the best they can be.

I am passionate about being world-class in everything we do. I constantly push our management team and our employees to be the best in the world. Whilst this is hard work, it has helped us to continually improve, invest and double in size three times over the last 20 years. This has helped many of our customers to win significant market share. I am confident this approach means we will continue to provide market leading products and service which will help our customers to continue their success.

Oliver Garside, Managing Director Dakin-Flathers
High quality

Blades for all industries

You’ll find our blades used in a huge range of industries in over 100 countries worldwide, including the UK, USA, Australia and South America. Dakin-Flathers blades are used in primary processing of timber, furniture production, engineering, food processing and foam production.

Whether you’re looking for carbon bandsaw blades for wood processing or bandknife blades for PU foam, we’ve got a durable, quality product that will increase your productivity and bring a fantastic return on investment.

Working with

Distributors and manufacturers

We’re committed to forging close relationships with our distributors and machine manufacturers. Along with offering the very finest bandsaw and bandknife blades available anywhere in the world, we also provide ongoing support to make sure you benefit from our partnership as much as possible.

Your success is our success, which is why we will do everything we can to help you to win more orders and increase your market share. We’re more than just a supplier; we like to think of ourselves as your partner in business.

Why partner with Dakin-Flathers?

There are many reasons why doing business with us is of benefit to your company, but here’s 7 great reasons in brief.

World-Class Products

Helping you beat your competition.

Fast Delivery

Keeping you and your customers happy and loyal.

Commitment to Partnership

Maximising your profit and growth.

UK Manufacturing

Guaranteeing you quality products at competitive prices.

Expansive Range

All your cutting requirements from one supplier.

Technical Support

Giving you fast answers when you need them.

Our Passion

Continued development and growth for us and our partners.

Ensure your success with us

Your success is our success, which is why we will do everything we can to help you to win more orders and increase your market share.

Dedicated to providing high-quality service

Here at Dakin-Flathers, our dedication to providing high-quality bandsaw and bandknife blades is backed up by our desire to give all of our customers the best possible service.

Whether you’re partnering with us as a Dakin-Flathers distributor or purchasing OEM blades, we promise a professional service that you can rely on every step of the way.

Initial consultation

We don’t just want to sell our products to you; we want to provide you with something that will increase your productivity and ensure a long-term return on investment.

When you first contact Dakin-Flathers, a member of our friendly team will have an in-depth discussion about your individual requirements, and just generally get to know more about you and your business. With the right understanding, we’re able to suggest the most efficient and cost-effective cutting solutions for your company.

Superior bandsaw and bandknife blades

All of our blades are made in the UK to strict quality standards, so you can be sure that they are of the highest quality when they leave our facility.

Our continual dedication to product development means that we’re always improving our blades and adding to our already extensive range. No matter what type of cutting application you require, we’re sure to have just the tool for the job.

Fast worldwide shipping

We’re able to supply our full range of blades to countries all around the world, and our speedy delivery service is a particular point of pride.

It’s important to us to provide the best possible service to all of our customers, which is why we make sure to never keep you waiting for stock. When you need high-quality blades, fast, you can rely on Dakin-Flathers.