Heavy Duty Electric Pencil Sharpener
Not All Pencil Sharpeners are the Same
You have your pencil sharpeners and then you have your heavy duty pencil sharpeners! If you have high volume use, a variety of pencil sizes, or you simply want something a bit more sturdy and powerful, then a high volume model might be the way to go.
We'll discuss the advantages of a heavy duty electric pencil sharpener briefly and show you a few popular models from which to choose.
About Heavy Duty Electric Pencil Sharpeners
Whether you have a class room full of kids, an office full of employees, or you're a work-at-home writer, you may have a lot of pencils to sharpen each day. The average electric pencil sharpener isn't really built for high volume. Their motors give out, often because of over heating.
It may be time to explore the possibility of a heavy duty electric pencil sharpener if you really want the job done. A good one will offer a sturdy construction, with rubber feet for stability, dual steel construction cutters for the best sharpening, as well as a more powerful and fan cooled motor. These sharpeners are built to handle the volume necessary in a commercial or educational setting. Many also offer safety features to shut down if they overheat. They'll store more shavings so that you don't have to empty them out every few hours and they often accommodate several different sizes of pencils.
Below are some of the better known brands of heavy duty electric pencil sharpeners.
Caring For and Repairing Your Pencil Sharpener
covers repairs to a variety of small appliances. Many tips regarding repairs to "Motor Appliances" are applicable.
Common questions abour clearing jams and cleaning the cutters on an X-Acto model are answered on the X-Acto site.