- Electric knife
An electric knife or electric carving knife is an electrical kitchen device used for slicing hard-to-slice
foods. The advantage of an electric knifeis less physical effort is required and it is easier to make cleaner slices. The device consists of two serrated blades that are clipped together. When the appliance is switched on the blades continuously move sideways to provide the sawing action.
They are also sometimes used for other purposes, including sculpting polyurethane foam rubber. [ [http://code541.gsfc.nasa.gov/documents/materials_tips_PDFs/TIP%20080R.pdf Tip No. 080 "A Method for Cutting Open Cell Polyurethane Foams NASA Materials Engineering Branch"] ] [Sylvia Moss. "Costumes and Chemistry: A Comprehensive Guide to Materials and Applications", Quite Specific Media Group Ltd, 2001. ISBN 0896762149 p317]
Electric knives can be either corded or cordless.
* [http://www.aptkitchen.com/kitchen-accessories-articles/electric-knife-cleaning.php Cleaning electric knives]
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