Rotatrim Professional Series – Best Rotary Cutter Ever?

Rotatrim has made a significant name for themselves over the years with their line of rotary paper cutters. Photographers, copy shops, scrap bookers and more consider Rotatrim cutters the Holy Grail of rotary paper cutters. Why is it that these British-Made cutters are so popular? Are they really as good as everyone says they are?

There are a couple of reasons the Rotatrim line is popular. Most of this boils down to quality and build. Rotatrim cutters are heavy and made from solid components. If you ever have the chance to handle a Rotatrim next to another cutter, you will be amazed at the difference in quality. In many instances, the difference is as stark as comparing a bicycle to a Porsche.

The Rotatrim Professional Series of cutters are considered to be some of the best cutters made by Rotatrim. The cutting wheel is large, making cutting effortless, and the cutting head itself rests on two support bars. These two bars keep the cutting head solidly in place, preventing movement. This means cuts are very accurate and very straight every time.

While Rotatrim rotary cutters cost more up front, chances are pretty good that they will last for years. Many have reported their Rotatrim cutters lasting up to 10+ years. Now compare that to a Fiskars cutter, which you may be replacing every few months. The costs makes itself up quickly.

You can find our line of Rotatrim Professional Cutters here. If you need a rotary cutter, but the Rotatrim is a little much for you, here are five great high-quality alternatives.

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3 Responses to “Rotatrim Professional Series – Best Rotary Cutter Ever?”

  1. Carissa @ Fiskars Online Says:

    Hello there, just doing some research for my Fiskars website. Lots of information out there. Not what I was looking for, but great site. Have a good day.

  2. Rotary Paper Trimmer Says:

    May be a silly questions-but any chance there is a way to sharpen your cutter blade? I know you can always buy a new one, but it might save some money to sharpen it on your own.

  3. Dave Says:

    That’s not a silly question. I get it all the time. It is possible to sharpen many guillotine style cutters, but not the rolling / rotary style cutters. Many feature a self-sharpening blade, but they will eventually wear out and need to be replaced.

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