Updated: 24 Apr 18
Overall Rating: 4.9 out of 5
The Andis Ceramic Bgr+ Detachable Blade Clipper is one of the leading, professional hair clippers on the market today.
A clipper that rivals the Oster Classic 76 has to be very unique or different in some way.
The Andis Ceramic BGR+ offers this difference on 3 levels:
1. It’s smaller and lighter than you would expect – which can make it easier to handle.
2. It uses ultra strong and rust resistant ceramic edge blades.
3. If you want greater maneuverability, and prefer to work without a cord getting in the way, then you need the cordless Andis Ceramic BGR+ with charging unit.
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The powerful, rotary motor that drives this hair clipper is as good as they come, and is designed for prolonged, heavy-duty use.
If you hate noisy clippers you’ll be delighted to know the Andis Ceramic BGR+ is amazingly quiet.
The self-contained (and permanently lubricated) motor, is very well insulated and produces just a low humming sound.
This is a remarkable feat considering how much power the motor feeds to the blade.
Ceramic Edge Blades
Almost every hair clipper on the market uses regular, stainless steel blades.
Ceramic edge blades are an alternative type of clipper-blade that have certain advantages:
- Resistant to corrosion
- Extremely hard-wearing
- Stay sharper for longer
- Do not conduct heat
Ceramic is a tougher mineral than hardened steel, and is also non-metalic, which means it does not conduct electricity or heat.
Clipper motors produce a great deal of heat that passes into the blade via conduction, and heats it up.
The ceramic edge blade is a major advantage of the Andis Ceramic BGR+. With these blades you will never have the worry of burning your skin – or someone else’s!
Probably not a problem for personal use, but certainly an advantage to hair salons or for anyone cutting hair for prolonged periods.
The Andis Ceramic BGR+ comes supplied with a #1 ceramic edge blade and is easily interchanged with other Andis blades. It can also be interchanged with Oster blades.
Compact and Light Weight
The clipper is around 20% lighter and 10% smaller than earlier models, making it easier to handle and maneuver.
It weighs in at 2.3 pounds, measuring 2.5 x 8 x 10 inches.
Andis Ceramic BGR+ Hair Clipper with Detachable Blade, (Black) (64850)
The Sensa charging unit will power up the clipper in an hour or less, which gives around 60 minutes continuous use.
- Small and lightweight for ease of use.
- Powerful motor.
- Ceramic edge blades that stay cooler for longer.
- One of the quietest, top-end hair clippers on the market.
- Detachable blades.
- Cordless for easy maneuverability.
- Price. The top end of the market, but worth the investment.
Here’s a short video that showcases the features of the Andis Ceramic BGR+
The Andis Ceramic BGR+ has some good reviews on Amazon from lots of satisfied customers.
You will not be disappointed with this clipper.
The Andis Ceramic BGR+ Clipper is without doubt one of the best clippers on the market and is used extensively by professional barbers.
However, it’s designed to be used by anyone picking up a pair of clippers for the first time.
There’s very little difference between the quality and performance of this clipper and the Oster Classic 76.