Wednesday, May 5, 2010

Why Do Print Projects Take So Long to Produce? Part 2: Knife Sharpening



When using knives in the kitchen, you are more likely to hurt yourself with a dull blade. This is because you're applying more pressure which causes you to be less stable with the knife. In addition to the safety benefit, a sharp blade will save you time by cutting the food faster. Also, it allows you to make equal and consistent cuts that ensures your food cooks evenly and looks more appetizing.

The kitchen isn't the only place you need a sharp blade. We cut printed materials in almost every stage of the print process. Cutting may look quick and easy but we spend just as much time maintaining, setting up and replacing sharp blades as we do actually putting them to action. Continual maintenance is what it takes to be a cut above the rest.

1 comment:

  1. The saddle stitcher is my favorite. Don't you feel like you're riding across the plains when you watch it cut?!

    ps- you might like this:
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0CbeHYH4j3c

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