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magicant
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Not cutting around letters completely

Post by magicant » Mon Feb 15, 2016 6:11 pm

Hi Guys.. just need a little advice.

I'm cutting quite small letters out on my BN-20 but I find almost every time around circles like letters "O' and such the bits I need to weed out are connected slightly at one point to the vinyl
so when I pull it off ready to transfer it comes with it.

I'm currently using weeder to hold it down while I pull so the little connected part breaks but is there a fix for this? could it be a blade that needs changing?

I'm cutting through digiflex vinyl which I had to change the pressure to 170 to comfortably cut through. See image.

Many thanks
Anthony

www.printbymagic.com
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Re: Not cutting around letters completely

Post by Kai Perry » Tue Feb 16, 2016 10:12 am

Try slowing down the cutting speed or try a new blade, could also be the blade extension, not being quite enough.
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Re: Not cutting around letters completely

Post by magicant » Tue Feb 16, 2016 10:39 am

Hi Kai, When you say the blade extension do you mean the pressure setting in bn utility?

I will order some new blades and try all those things :) Cheers

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Re: Not cutting around letters completely

Post by Kai Perry » Tue Feb 16, 2016 11:52 am

The blade extension is the amount of blade extending from the base of the blade holder, this should be set to match the thickness of the material you are trying to cut.

You can rotate the nose cone of the blade holder to adjust the blade extension.
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