Anyone cut metal on the Exlpore.. ??

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Anyone cut metal on the Exlpore.. ??

Postby MsWipz » Thu Jun 25, 2015 3:52 am

I have a friend who is doing some kind of photography project on metal... a bit like the old daguerreotypes of the 1800's .. she's been asking me if it will cut thin tin... anyone know, tried it.. have any advice?

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Re: Anyone cut metal on the Exlpore.. ??

Postby NanaDonna » Thu Jun 25, 2015 10:43 am

From the Cricut website materials the Explore can cut.
Apparently you can cut metal but need the deep housing blade
I personally have not cut anything but paper & vinyl.



What can Cricut Explore® cut?
Standard Blade

Adhesive Backed Cardstock
Adhesive Backed Foil
Burlap*
Canvas
Cardstock (Solid Core)
Cardstock (White Core)
Chalkboard Vinyl
Construction Paper
Copy Paper
Corrugated Paper
Cotton Fabric*
Cutting Mat Protector
Denim*
Dry Erase Vinyl
Duck Tape
Epoxy Mulberry Paper
Flocked Paper
Foil Mulberry Paper
Glitter Cardstock
Glitter Epoxy Printed Paper
Glitter Iron-On
Heavy Office Paper
Heavy Watercolor Paper (140lbs)
Iron-On
Kraft Paper
Light Cardstock
Light Chipboard (0.55mm)
Light Glitter Paper
light Printed Paper
Notebook Paper
Parchment Paper
Plastic Packaging
Polyester
Poster Board
Printed Paper
Silk*
Tight Woven Burlap*
Tissue Paper
Transparency
Vellum
Vinyl
Washi Tape
Window Cling
Wool Felt

Deep Cut Blade

Acetate
Adhesive Backed Cork Board
Adhesive Backed Wool
Air Dry Makin's Clay
Aluminum Metal
Birch Wood
Chipboard
Craft Foam
Faux Leather
Felt*
Heavy Chipboard
Heavy Leather
Light Leather
Magnet
Shimmer Leather
Stencil
Stiffened Felt*
* With stabilizer

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Re: Anyone cut metal on the Exlpore.. ??

Postby DeeScraps » Fri Jun 26, 2015 7:50 pm

I think the Cuttlebug would be great for that.


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