Models 212, 215, 218
Thank you for selecting a Dahle Paper cutter. We are confident that you will be highly satisfied with this purchase.
Dahle paper cutters are highly regarded for their precision, reliability and durability. All Dahle paper cutters are
individually tested and meet the most stringent performance standards.
Please observe the following instructions for the best results and workplace safety:
• Your paper cutter is equipped with two lateral scales printed in inches and centimetres (1). In addition the
table area is marked with a ½" grid (4), which acts as an excellent visual aid to achieve an accurate cut.
Insert the material underneath the clamp / safety guard (3)
• Align the material at the desired position with the help of the inch/cm scale (1) and the two paper stops (2).
The backstop (5) is adjustable by pressing down the red button and moving it to the desired position. This is
especially recommended if material has to be cut several times to the exact same size.
• Press the material down with the clamp (3). The clamp will hold the material in position, preventing
slippage. While clamping the material, lower the blade and press it gently towards the cutting board, thereby
ensuring that a consistent and smooth cut is achieved even with very thin material.
Blade - The blade should never descend by itself. If it moves too easily, it can be adjusted with the bolt assembly
located at the fulcrum (9). In order to do so, remove the cover (6) by pulling it forward. Then tighten the hex nut (7)
and the screw (8) in a counter-action, thus adjusting the pressure of the upper blade against the lower one. After
that put the cover (6) back in place.
Cutting Board Surface - The cutting board should be cleaned periodically, or as often as required, in order to k