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Welcome to Erhophal Maschinenmesser

Economical woodworking with quality of „Made in Germany“

now available in the US market!

ERHOPHAL Maschinenmesser GmbH are proud to announce an exclusive distribution agreement for North America with ,GRASCHE USA Inc., premier U.S. manufacturer of quality custom saw bodies ready for tipping located in Hickory, North Carolina, USA . Founded in 1979 GRASCHE USA Inc. supply many of the North American cutting tool manufacturers with its premium custom saw bodies.

Customers will now have the opportunity of ordering Corrugated back knife Steel and SpeedPac, Tersa, Terminus and Centrolock style planer knives in HPS® and Carbide from GRASCHE USA’s facilities in Hickory, North Carolina, for next day deliveries.



  • Especially developed for woodworking
  • Lifetime in softwoods mostly better than HSS
  • Lifetime in hardwoods very similar than HSS
  • Easier profiling, regrinding and cutting than HSS
  • High temperature strength more than 520° C (968° F)
  • Higher impact strength than HSS
  • Higher toughness and increased breakage
    resistance than HSS
  • Manufacturing and tolerances in unique ERHOPHAL quality
  • HPS® worldwide unique
  • Steady and favourable price level – independent of HSS
  • All kind of knives available in HPS®