Meat grinders have been a very assisting tool in the kitchen. It makes a significant impact by grinding all your kitchen essentials alongside meat. Amid the grinding, the blade of the meat grinder plays the most crucial role. But have you ever wondered how to sharpen them? How make them more efficient? Let us take an overview of how to sharpen the meat grinder blades and plates and maintain them convincingly.
A Guide to Sharpen Meat Grinder Blades and PlatesThe sharpening process of meat grinder blades and dishes can be done in 3 most available means:
- Using a belt sharpener
- Using a sharpening stone
- Using sandpaper
Using a belt sharpener
Using a sharpening stone
How to flatten the meat grinder platesIt should be known before the operation that the plates of the meat grinder are meant to be flattened not sharpened. To make the perfect flattening, use the sandpaper. Its coarse grit makes the best flattening to the surface. Now come to the point of flattening. Take a small paper stone and rub it on one surface of the plate. Rub it until there remain no sharpie marks and unflatten surface on the plate. Continue the rubbing until you get your desired result. The sharpie marks and the unflatten surface of the blade give the symptoms to flatten it. As soon as the signs disappear, your work will be done. The mirror face on the blades will provide the best flattening. Do it with patience and get the best flattening to your plates.
How to store and maintain meat grinder blades and platesThe removable meat grinder blades and plates are one of the soul things to be considered while using a meat grinder. The meat grinder stands on the performance of these things. So, proper and safe maintenance of them should be ensured.
CleaningThe first and foremost thing to know is how you can clean the blades and plates of the meat grinder. The blades and plates are to be soaked in a warm soapy water solution. It will remove all the dirt components from them. After a few minutes, you take them out and clean them wholly by a sponge. The dirt components will be removed easily by this process. The process is very and friendly to implement. Make sure to store them properly. But how? Let’s show you some proper ways to save the blades and plates of a meat grinder.
StoringStoring the blades and plates firmly is very necessary for an excellent performance. You can store them in many ways that are convenient for you. Here are some easy, reliable steps to implement:
- Store them by spraying particular spray with food-grade silicone (LEM or other). It kills germs and bacteria.
- Store them in rice for a safe and healthy texture
- Spreading mineral oils on them and then storing gives a proper future functioning to the blades and plates.