CXD heavy duty ‘Hot Knives’ are designed to cut and seal a variety of heat sensitive foams, fabrics and plastics but are also ideal for the easy cutting and shaping of Plastazote® foam and Conservation By Design Channel Panels. The ‘Hot Knife’ control unit & blade handle with variable temperature control can be used free-hand or with the aid of a template to give accurate clean edges, which are free from loose particles. A variety of blades are available including a scooping out wire that will prove useful for conservators wishing to create nests within the Plastazote® for housing archaeological and other delicate objects The separate control box and well insulated handle remains cooler to touch than combined types.
Please take care when using this machine near smoke alarms as they may be activated should any smoke or fumes be given off during normal operation.
Blade description: Evenly heating cutting edge