May 30, 2019
Buying a reconditioned industrial guillotine machine over a new one is for most businesses a win-win proposition: your shop saves money while still getting a reliable machine that will last for years. But it requires doing a little homework first. We’ll try to help by answering the most common questions about these machines: What exactly consitutes a “rebuilt” paper cutter and what does the process involve? What are the limitations of a reconditioned paper cutter? Is warranty an option?
May 21, 2019
As with anything else, the best results begin with the right equipment. The blade used in a commercial paper cutter is a perfect example of this. The right paper blade, sharpened at the right time and to the right angle, will affect your job (and budget) in more ways than one.
May 16, 2019
We review major safety standards for commercial paper cutters here, clear up confusion over U.S. versus EU standards, touch on which areas we need to be concerned with, and review how paper cutting machines have been modified to comply.
May 09, 2019
The process of cutting paper is, at least in theory, simple. The reality can be quite different. Here we review the most common paper cutting problems, and walk through solutions.
April 29, 2019
Heavy duty paper cutters may be fairly simple machines in their design but choosing one that will last for years is not always simple. As we saw in Finding The Best Industrial Paper Cutter: What You Need to Know Part 1, the first consideration is your job needs and how often you’ll use the machine. Here we dig a little deeper, into mechanics, control systems and options.
April 26, 2019
Heavy duty paper cutters may be fairly simple machines in their design but choosing one that will last for years is not always simple. In this two-part series, we’ll start with basic considerations when buying a paper cutter: size of material to be cut, type of material, time you’ll spend cutting, available machine support (and parts), and finally safety features.
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