[KwartzLab] we have a vinyl cutter
doug at moens.org
Wed Sep 21 12:09:53 EDT 2011
We have a heat press in the tool room. It's exactly what you need for
working with a vinyl cutter and t-shirts.
On 21 September 2011 11:31, Punkin3.14 <punkin at mag3.14159.ca> wrote:
> Now I want a heat press =D
> On 11-09-21 11:23 AM, doug moen wrote:
>> Yes, textiles can be cut. The MIT Fab Lab propaganda advertises
>> "twill" as one of the things that you can cut. Here's a web page that
>> describes this (I haven't watched the video, though). Here, they are
>> describing a commercially available textile that is premounted on a
>> mylar backing, for use with a vinyl cutter:
>> On 21 September 2011 10:50, Punkin3.14<punkin at mag3.14159.ca> wrote:
>>> Since the medium is *stuck* to the carrier sheet, does that mean textiles
>>> could be run through the cutter?
>>> On 11-09-21 10:47 AM, Agnes Niewiadomski wrote:
>>>> I have my own Silhouette SD cutter at home, the carrier sheets are just
>>>> thin sheets of plastic which come with adhesive already put on. However
>>>> looses its 'stick' after awhile. I've just been using a repositionable
>>>> adhesive spray when this happens.
>>>> If someone could find some thin flexible sheets and use the spray that
>>>> should do the trick.
>>>> One thing to note about using the carrier sheets with adhesive is that
>>>> more 'fresh' the adhesive the more your paper will curl when you peel it
>>>> from the carrier sheet. It's not a problem if you're gluing the cut out
>>>> something else, otherwise just set it under some heavy books to flatten
>>>> Agnes Niewiadomski
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