Hot-wire foam cutter, tabletop, 14"×12" ID:118
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This cutter on the left and hot-wire foam cutter, handheld, 4.5"×5.5" (Woodland Scenics) ID:117 at the bottom right.
|Type||Tabletop hot-wire foam cutter|
|Make/Model||Matt F single-arm|
|Original owner||Matt F|
|Loan status||Donation to Protospace|
|Arrival date||June 2012|
|Location||Under the stairs in Bay 108, all the way back in the corner on the first shelf from the floor|
|Usage permissions||Open to all|
- Wire: Stainless steel, 20–24 AWG
- Power: Car battery charger or computer power supply works well.
- 12 V
- 10 A
- Cut depth: ~14"
- Cut throat: ~12"
Operation & safety
|Be careful! The hot wire is under tension. If it overheats, it could break and throw molten steel at you.|
Plug it in. It heats up. Pass foam through it to cut.
If the wire breaks, contact Matt F for replacement.
Built by Matt F for Scoperta. Some info in this thread.