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After using a meat slicer, you should:
- Spray it with an all-purpose cleaner and water rinse
- Wipe it down with a clean cloth and bleach water
- Wash it with soapy water and rinse with water
- Wash it with soapy water, rinse, and sanitize
After using a meat slicer, you should wash, rinse and sanitize it. Sanitize your appliance using meat slicer sanitizing spray. Use a spray bottle to coat the machine thoroughly and allow it to air dry.
It would be best if you also sharpened the blade after every few uses. A dull blade will not only make slicing more difficult, but it can also be dangerous.
To sharpen the blade, use a honing rod or sharpening stone. First, find the angle you need to sharpen the blade at.
For most meat slicers, this is around 20 degrees. Next, run the honing rod or sharpening stone along the length of the blade using even strokes.
Remember to always slice with a clean and sharpened blade for safety’s sake!