How To Insert The Blade Into An Enamel Scraper & How To Remove It
Our Enamel Scraper is a versatile little tool, excellent for removing baked on grease and reaching into tricky spots around the hot spots and hinges.
Here is how to fit the blade, and remove it. Please take care, we don't need to tell you that razor blades are sharp!
Safety First! - Wear eye protection! If you are undertaking one of our Heavy Duty clean ups, wear gloves too.
'Scraping'is a most satisfying job! The blade is held flat and low against the enamel, as it pushes against the residue it lifts shavings of cooked on grease. The shiny surface below is a joy to see! The corner of the blade is deployed around the hinges and tricky corners.
1. Un-Wrap your blade using caution. The scraper has three positions, blade fitting, scraping and 'safe'(closed).
2. Push the gold button up past the 'stop' point indicated by the silver divots either side of the slider. Apply a downward pressure to do this. This releases the gold blade holder into the 'blade fitting' position. Locate the 'insert blade' arrow.
3. Holding your scraper with one hand, carefully slide the blunt side of the blade into the gold holder, push it in about a quarter of the way. Wear gloves.
4. Choose a non-slip surface that isn't precious. Such as a workbench or chopping board. Slowly and with caution push down on the blade so that it slides all the way in. It can be tricky at first, each subsequent blade change is MUCH easier, they are just a little stiff when new.
5. If the blade sticks, it has more than likely gone in at a slight angle or has gotten caught on the rear of the gold blade holder. With caution and your gloves, gently tease the blade through this part. Or pull it back and try to insert it 'level'. The blade will click into place. Draw back your gold button to the 'scraping' position, just before the 'stop' divots. If you are not ready to use it now, depress the gold button to conceal the blade (the 'safe' position).
Now, how to remove it!
1. Push the gold button down and up to expose the entire gold blade holder, as you did when you fitted the blade. Grip with a pair of pliers, and pull with a sideways action.
2. That's it! Do not be tempted to finish removing it with your hands, even if you are wearing gloves.
To replace the blade, start at the top! ▲