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Several years ago, the manufacturers of these fine Italian pasta machines replaced the metal scraper
blades, which keep the clay from wrapping around the rollers, with
a white rubber tipped blade.  

This has made it difficult to use Atlas machines with the white tipped blades for clay.

To solve this problem, we developed,  and offer to the polymer clay world,  replacement metal blades
in our modification process to make your claying easier.

We modify both Atlas 150's & 180's to make the scraper blades removable to clean off accumulated
clay that has been contaminating your work.   No more need to take your entire machine apart.  No
tools required.

You will be able to unscrew a small thumb nut on each blade, remove it, wipe it clean with a paper
towel
, reinsert and continue claying.   We highly recommend using only a paper towel, plus some
alcohol if needed, and no tools that scratch or bend the blades!!

Please let us know if you want fenders on, to use with Dan Cormier's shA.R.K.

Frequently asked:  1.modifying pasta machines and 2. international
shipping:

1. We occasionally get asked If it is possible to just send someone the
modified scraper blades plus instructions how to modify your own
machine. That is not possible. Our modification process involves
completely taking the Atlas pasta machine apart, then performing various
metallurgical steps, plus adding hand-fabricated/machined parts, to
interior components of the pasta machine.  

2. Our modified machines have shipped internationally for many years, to
every continent.   To keep the international postage price down, one
option is to order two machines, allowing two international clayers to
share the shipping costs.  Please email me for current shipping prices.


To purchase, click on paypal buttons.  

Quoted shipping prices are to the US only.

Please ask for shipping prices for
all international shipments incl. Canada,
and other purchase combinations.

All modifications take
approx.
14-21 days.

New Atlas 150, modified, using our metal blades
$125 plus shipping.
   Fenders are off, unless you ask for them to be on.

(U.S. Shipping $15)



New Atlas 180, modified, using our metal blades  -
$135 plus shipping.  
     Fenders are off, unless you ask for them to be on.

U.S Shipping $15)

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We can also modify your Atlas 150 or 180 with our metal blades.

Price to modify your existing machines is $50
plus Priority Mail shipping through the US Postal Service -

Tracking email will be sent to you when we ship.

Allow approx. 14-21 days
for modifications

If you have any questions, or have another
purchase combination that is not listed here,
or for details, please e-mail us at
:

mona@monakissel.com


CANADIAN & INTERNATIONAL Customers,
please e-mail me
and request current shipping rates.

  1. To prevent
    scratching of the
    rollers, especially
    machines with the
    new aluminum
    rollers), set
    machine to the
    widest setting ( #1 )
  2. Place pasta machine
    up-side-down.
  3. Unscrew the
    thumbnut, and
    remove it.
  4. Remove the blade.
  5. Wipe blade with a
    paper towel.  Alcohol
    may be used on
    paper towel if needed.
  6. Re-insert blade.  
    Screw on thumbnut.
  7. REPEAT WITH
    SECOND SCRAPER
    BLADE.
Fuer Interessenten in Uebersee:

Diese Modifikation kann eigentlich nur mit einigem Aufwand durchgefuehrt werden,
der Werkzeug und spezielle Kenntnisse voraussetzt.  Leider ist es nicht sehr
praktisch, Nudelmaschinen von Europa nach USA und zurueck zu senden.
We can also modify the Makins Ultimate Clay Machines to make their scraper blades
removable for easy cleaning.

Because the rollers are Teflon coated, metal blades
can not be added to these machines.  
Price to modify Makins machines: $35 plus shipping.

Allow approx. 14-21 days for modifications.

For details, e-mail us at :mona@monakissel.com
Pasta Machine Modification
Mona Kissel, Polymer Clay