Found in virtually every kitchen and deli, counter top slicers are very versatile and come in a wide assortment of sizes. Slicers are denoted by the size of blade they have to cut with. These slicer blades can range from a few inches to a foot or more in diameter. The size of blade you will need should be decided by the size of product you will slice. Countertop slicers can be placed almost anywhere since the require no vent hood or combustible clearance and maintain a relatively small foot print.