Resources

Heavy duty paper cutter knife sharpening

May 21, 2019

As with anything else, the best results begin with the right equipment. The knife used in an industrial paper cutter is a perfect example of this. The right paper knife, sharpened at the right time and to the right angle, will affect your job (and budget) in more ways than one.

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Cutting surface on a commercial paper cutter

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.

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Cutting problems on a heavy duty paper cutter

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.

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Colter & Peterson's PRISM heavy duty paper cutter

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 Paper Cutter Buying Guide: Everything 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.

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Colter & Peterson’s PRISM Paper Cutter

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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