When a knife is sharp it has tiny microscopic teeth along the cutting edge. With use, these teeth and the edge become smoother and the blade gets dull. To keep a knife blade in good condition, first you must sharpen and then shape the edge.
Sharpening consists of removing a small amount of metal from the edge to leave a polished, even surface.
Shaping "redraws" those tiny teeth on the cutting edge so it recovers its long-lasting cutting capacity.
Place the sharpener on a firm, flat surface with the X-shaped steel inserts facing you and hold it firmly with one hand.
For very dull knives, place the blade between the inserts with the tip angled downward. Draw the knife through from handle to tip with light downward pressure. Repeat this action until the knife is sharp.
For fine sharpening, place the blade between the inserts with the tip angled upward. Draw the knife through from handle to tip with light downward pressure. Repeat this action until the knife is sharp.
For serrated blades, draw the knife through in the same way as above but with lateral pressure in the direction of the serrations.
The sharpener comes in a plastic-covered cardboard box (see photo).
Arcos Hermanos, S.A. has made high-quality cutlery for professional, table and kitchen use since 1875.
Arcos is located in Albacete (one of the world's leading cities in the cutlery sector) and exports to more than 60 countries on the five continents.
Half of the kitchen knives purchased in Spain alone are made by Arcos [laverdad.es, July 2006].
Cumple sobradamente con su función, que es afilar cualquier cuchillo.
Si son cuchillos arcos, el resultado es mejor. He afilado otros cuchillos y también vale perfectamente, pero el resultado en un cuchillo arcos es excelente.
Amply meets its function, which is to sharpen any knife. If you are knives arches, the result is better. I have other knives sharpened and it perfectly, but the result on a knife arches is excellent.
Pues es genial no me lo creía cuando lo vi en un vídeo, luego antes de pedirlo la verdad me lo pensé bastante por el precio tan elevado, ahora después de haberlo comprado comprado y utilizado, la verdad es que no lo cambio por nada con ya solo dos pasadas ya está afilado, cambia el cuchillo en en solo dos pasadas es genial y me alegro de haberlo comprado muy contento, muy buen precio demasiado bueno para lo que realmente es, os animo a comprarlo
It is great I did not believe when I saw it in a video, then before ordering the truth I thought about it enough for the high price, now after having bought bought and used, the truth is that not change it for anything and only two passes is already sharpening the knife changes in just two passes is great and I'm glad I bought very happy, very good price too good for what it really is, I encourage you to buy
This product arrived in excellent condition.The Company were very efficient. The Sharpner is an excellent tool,the best we have tried and we have tried lots of Different Sharpners,I higly recommend this Sharpner and the Company worth ever penny as the old saying goes you get what you pay, and this will last my lifetime.
Ich habe das Gerät erst kurz und kann nur das beste von diesem Gerät sagen, weil ich habe bereits auf so ein Gerät gewartet und bei ihnen es gefunden. super!
I have the device shortly and can say only the best from this unit, because I have been waiting for a device to so with them and found it. Excellent!
sembra essere buono,ma per onesta' devo riprovare non ho l'esperienza come affila coltelli,con le forbici dentellate non mi sembra funzioni
It seems to be good, but to be honest I have to try again. I do not have the experience as sharpening knives, scissors with serrated I do not seem to work.
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