Way Wipers

Way wipers wipe away chips and oil as the machine is in operation, and are available in standard or custom profiles.

  • Stock Way Wipers (no tooling charges) – See tab below for wiper profiles
  • Custom Way Wipers – Molded Wipers (Polyurethane) or Fabricated Wipers (Nitrile)
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Stock Way Wipers

Gortite® stock wipers save costly maintenance, reduce downtime, and prolong the service life of machine tool ways. They are molded from abrasion and oil-resistant Buna-N elastomer. Four types of molded wipers and two types of steel edged way wipers are available from stock for fast delivery, without tooling charges.

Standard 22″ Length Stock Wipers

All four types employ the same style wiping member and are available in standard 22″ lengths, which can be easily cut to required lengths.  Oversized holes may be drilled in wiper and screws may be used to attach wiper to sliding member.  Use of oversized holes makes it easy to adjust the wiper closer to the way for extended service life.

  • Type A (part no. 220001) – Metal enclosed molded wiper with a finger spring to act as a chip guard
  • Type B (part no. 220002) – Molded wiper with metal strip bonded to one side
  • Type C (part no. 220003) – Molded wiper only. Recommend use of metal mounting plate
  • Type D (part no. 220004) – Molded wiper with light metal strip which acts as finger spring and chip guard

Additional Stock Wipers

  • Part no. K1505 – 96” Long
  • Part no. SK7062 – 3/4” Molded – 30” Long
  • Part no. SK7082-30 – Low Profile Molded – 30” Long

Gortite Steel Edge Knee Wipers

The oil resistant Buna N (Nitrile rubber wiper includes a molded in steel mounting plate plus a thin spring-steel guard along the length of the wiping edge. A unique wiper for tough applications where the aggressive properties of the spring-steel against the surface being wiped are required along with the flex of the Nitrile rubber hinge.  The wiper be used as a wiper or a light-duty scraper on uneven sheet metal applications. The wiper can be easily cut to the required length, and oversized holes may be drilled for easy installation and adjustment.

  • K4628 – Available in 27” lengths
  • K8839 – Available in 31.5” Lengths

Stock Wiper Profile

Type A, B, C & D Wipers:

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Wipers K1505, SK7062 & SK7082-30:

Steel Knee Wipers K4628 & K8839:

Custom Molded

Custom Molded Way Wipers

Molded way wipers are made from high-quality polyurethane for exceptional abrasion resistance.  Construction is one-piece with metal inserts.  They are ideal for moderate to high volumes and OEM applications (a nominal tooling charge required).  Metal chip guards are offered for heavy chip load applications.  Standard profiles are 1″, 3/4″, and Low Profile (LP); also available are custom-engineered cross sections to your specifications.  Molded urethane way wipers are also available by part number for Okuma and Mori Seiki machines.  Wipers include molded-in steel insert plates and pre-drilled mounting holes for fast, easy installation.

Standard Profiles/Cross-Sections:

Standard Molded Way Wiper Profiles

Custom Fabricated

Custom Fabricated Way Wipers

Fabricated way wipers are ideal for low to moderate volumes, typically used in maintenance and repair applications. They are fabricated from corners and straight lengths of molded Buna-N rubber – two basic styles are available:

1. Type A – For heavy chip loads and coolants. Fully enclosed in a metal channel with spring-steel chip guard.
2. Type B – Large wiping edge for heavy coolant applications. Both styles supplied with mounting plate for easy installation. If what you need is not shown, Dynatect can make most any shape. Send a drawing of your custom profile or contact us for instructions on sending in your wiper product for quoting.

Standard Profiles/Cross-Sections:

Fabricated Way Wiper Profiles


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