The strip slicer can be used as a grater. It does much better job because, by not bruising the vegetable which causes it to go soft and lose its freshness quickly. Extra sharp blades allow you to do the job quickly and the result is much more attractive.
To clean this slicer tap it on a hard surface after use and all remaining food particle will drop away. It is very easy to rinse and maintain this slicer.
If you want to have long strips of carrot or some other vegetable like cucumber, just slice it at a low angle or by putting it completely flat on the surface.