Vinyl Cutter

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Vinyl Cutter
Cuts vinyl and plots things.
Equipment Information
Status Unknown
Manufacturer China!
Model Unknown
Hackspace Information
Induction Required Yes
Induction Information Here
Card RFID Enabled No
Owner Hackspace

The Basics

The vinyl cutter uses a very small, sharp knife to cut through only one layer of a self-adhesive vinyl/protective backing sandwich. It can be used to create artwork for use on the heat press, as stencils for spray painting and etch masks for electro-etching, amongst other things.

It is also possible to swap out the knife for a plotting pen so that it can be used to draw patterns for sewing.


Please see Joe or Martin if you want a Vinyl Cutter induction. Come armed with a vector file that you would like to cut!