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August 10, 2011, 02:05:44 PM
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Kane82

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Hey guys,

Does anyone have any good suggestions for cutting clear resin heat pressed parts off a sheet.

Matt M - I'm working on the 1/60 Alex and the Eye sensor covers, and main camera covers come on like a clear sheet of resin with the shapes pressed out, but I'm not sure what the best way would be to cut them out.

If anyone else has any experience with this can you let me know?

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August 10, 2011, 03:42:48 PM
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Hey Kane,

How thin is the stuff? I think it could possibly not be a resin type of plastic. I would have thought a nice sharp scalpel/blade would do it if it's what I'm thinking of. Is it like the stuff soft drink bottles are made from?

If it's actual cast resin, I use scribing saws to denub and then clean it up with a sharp blade.

August 10, 2011, 04:55:39 PM
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Thanks Kyle,

Yeah, its real thin - its listed as clear resin but it looks just like a thin piece of plastic.  There are crimping outlines that look like if I cut along that, it might work just great, but I wanted to check.

Thanks for getting back to me Kyle, and if anyone has had any experience with this kit, or a similar part, keep me posted!

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August 10, 2011, 06:38:49 PM
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Thanks Kyle,

Yeah, its real thin - its listed as clear resin but it looks just like a thin piece of plastic.  There are crimping outlines that look like if I cut along that, it might work just great, but I wanted to check.

Thanks for getting back to me Kyle, and if anyone has had any experience with this kit, or a similar part, keep me posted!



Hey Kane,

That very thin stuff is vacu formed plastic.  Just use a hobby knife t cu the peieces out.
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August 10, 2011, 07:12:01 PM
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September 26, 2011, 09:55:24 PM
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I just use a scribe. Like scribing pla plate and then cracking it. I scribe it and pop it out.
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September 27, 2011, 03:15:27 AM
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