Production Process

MAC Corporation

Summary of some Items of the Number of the Production Processes

Production Process Description Photo
Press Press out the basic Shape of the knife from the Steel Plate and holes for attaching the Handles. Press
Burn-In Go through the Oven under Pre-heating and then through the Main Oven in an Anoxia Condition, over 1,000℃ temperature. Burn-In
Re-Burn Put into an another Oven to re-burn the Material in about 200℃. This makes the Material pliability. Re-Burn
Auto Grinding Using the Automatic Grinding Machines, both side of the Blade, from the back side to the Edge side and from the Heel side to to Tip, grind the Blade. Auto Grinding
Water Polishing By Skilled Craftsman, grinds and polishes the Blade from the middle part of the Blade to the the Edge side and thins the Blade. Water Polishing
Auto Polishing Using the Automatic Polishing Machines, polishes away the steps on the Blade.
Putting on the Marks Putting on the LOGOS and other Marks.
Attaching the Handle Attaching the Handle on to the Knife.
Polishing the Handle Polishing the Handle to make it smooth and comfortable to fit in your Hands. Polishing the Handle
Putting on the Edge 1 Putting on the basic Edge on the Edge of the Blade. Putting on the Edge 1
Putting on the Edge 2 Getting the rough Burr on the Edge.
Putting on the Edge 3 Smoothing down the rough Burr.
Putting on the Edge 4 Finalizing the Sharp Edge on the Blade.
Care and Inspection Wiping off the dust and dirt, left on the Knife and inspecting any scratches or any cracks or any other defects on the knife. 手入れ・検品
Final Inspection Checking the sharpness/weight/shape and doing the final eye sight inspections before packing and delivery.

Summary of the Production Process

Kind of Knife Item Number of Processes
With Dimples and a Bolster MCK-105-D/MTH-80/MSK-65 About 104
With a Bolster MBK-110/MBK-95/MBK-85/MKS-105/SO-70/BON-60/
PKF-60/PKF-50/PKF-30/MSB-105
About 96
With Dimples TH-80/TH-50/SSL-130 About 89
Other MAC Knives BK-120/BK-100/BK-80/HB-85/HB-70/HB-55/HB-40/
BS-90/AB-Series/etc
About 83