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May 11, 2018
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New hassle-free calibration mass

Anago are delighted to announce a design improvement to the calibration mass. A plastic mounting ‘handle’ has been integrated into the two-kilogram steel calibration mass, replacing […]
Jan 22, 2018
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Anago hones Cozzini Bros’ Sharpening Service

Cozzini Bros, America’s largest commercial knife rental and knife sharpening service, serves 45,000+ customers, including some of the largest and most recognizable restaurant and grocery chains […]
Jan 22, 2018

Anago presenting at NAMI Worker Safety Conference at IPPE

Anago founder and principal consultant Peter Dowd has been invited to speak on Best Practices in Knife Sharpening and Handling at the North American Meat Institute (NAMI) […]
Mar 27, 2017
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Knife Sharpness and Traditional Religious Slaughter

Introduction This article looks at how knife sharpening is traditionally managed in the meat industry and some problems with these methods. It then goes on to […]
Sep 22, 2015
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Knife Sharpness Tester tips for NZ meat processors

Most processing plants in New Zealand have each staff member responsible for the sharpening (honing/stoning) and the maintenance (steeling) of their own knives. The implementation tips […]
Nov 17, 2014

Rapid clamping system speeds up knife testing process

We are delighted to announce that we have made a design improvement to the knife clamping system on the Anago knife sharpness tester. We have done […]
Aug 6, 2014

6 Steps to get the most from your Knife Sharpness Tester

A sharp knife requires far less cutting force than a dull one. This we can all agree on, but just what impact this reduced cutting force […]
Aug 5, 2014

The importance of regularly calibrating your KST

In order to ensure consistent testing results and testing conditions over time, it is very important to regularly calibrate your Anago knife sharpness tester. Day to day […]
Jul 2, 2013

New and improved video for the Anago Knife Sharpness Tester

We are proud announce the release of our latest video for the Anago Knife Sharpness Tester (KST). The video has been created to assist businesses in […]
Aug 27, 2012

Central West Community College – Sydney Australia

“The KST200e Sharpness Tester eliminates the guesswork and subjectivity and allows you to set benchmarks. It’s a fantastic tool”. Murray Izzard – Meat Industry Trainer and […]
Mar 22, 2012

Silver Fern Farms – Hawera, New Zealand

  “The Anago KST Sharpness Tester has been a Godsend. As a training tool it has so many positives”.  Paddy Luke, Knife Tutor THE COMPANY Silver […]
Mar 20, 2012

Cargill Meats – Ottumwa, Iowa, USA

"The Anago Sharpness Tester has been instrumental in achieving significant improvements in knife sharpness and usability throughout the facility."Brian Bramschreiber, Safety Manager, Cargill Meats, Ottumwa Iowa, USA […]