Blade Lexicon

There are three basic edge characteristics that divide blades into different categories

  1. Edge
  2. Penetration
  3. Bevel

In the following article we explain these different characteristics and the different combinations

There are three cutting techniques

Basicly three cutting techniques exist. Before going in details on razorblades, it is worth to overview the three techniques:

  • Free cutting (razor blade)
  • Shear cutting
  • Crush cutting

The right choice of technique will lead to an efficient cutting process.