The Hot Wire CNC Foam Cutter

hot wire cnc foam cutter

The hot wire cnc foam cutter is an amazing machine that uses an electrically charged cutting wire to melt and cut 3D shapes out of expanded (EPS) and extruded polystyrene (XPS) foams. It’s used by hobbyists and pros to create a wide variety of projects such as parade statues, dioramas, model buildings and more. The nozzle of the foam cutter is heated to a very high temperature which makes it very easy to cut through most types of foam. This cutting machine is also very accurate and fast. It comes with a food pedal to operate the heating element which frees both hands for working on the project at hand. It also has a power output knob to control the amount of heat generated which gives you a lot more control over the project. It is available in several sizes and models including one that can be tilted to allow you to cut angled shapes such as cones.Find out :

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These machines are very inexpensive for what they can do. They are handy for hobbyists who work on terrain and scale modeling projects. For wargamers and RPG players, it allows you to quickly make hills, trenches, and other landscape features for your tabletop encounters.

One thing to remember is that a foam cutter produces fumes as it cuts the foam. Ventilation is always suggested and it is recommended that you wear a dust mask. But the fumes from cutting foam are far less harmful than sawing and sanding wood.