Why do I need to supply my own tabletop for a workbench?

When you purchase an Evolution 2 Bench, Proteus Bench, Big Bench and Big Bench Xtra a tabletop is not included with the package.  The reason why a tabletop is not included is because shipping a large tabletop could become damaged in transit.  A tabletop (recommended MDF or Plywood) which is 3/4″ thick can easily be purchased at your local hardware…

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Cutting Thick Substrates on the Evolution/Evolution-E2

The Evolution-E2 Precision Cutter can cut up to 1/2″ (13mm) thick substrates.  When cutting these thicker materials it is important to remember to adjust the Black Level Adjustment Knobs located on the end of each side. Place the material under the cutter bar and release both Adjustment Knobs.  The cutter bar will settle to the surface of the material.  Raise the cutter…

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Rotary Cutting Wheels: Traditional vs. Textile vs. Twin Wheel

The term “cutting wheel” is used often but they don’t necessarily cut the same substrates.  So how do you determine what equipment is best?  What’s the difference? Traditional Rotary Cutting Wheel: Working with flexible rolled media?  Rotary trimmers are perfect for cutting and trimming of flexible materials cleanly and quickly.  The general rule of thumb applies that if the material can be cut…

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Getting The Best Cut

You’ve invested in a high quality printer, bought an excellent Foster Keencut cutter and now it’s time to find the right substrates to make your project complete. When it comes to substrates, there are a lot of options to choose from.  There are dozens of different brands and a variety of substrates available.  Each brand has their own characteristics and…

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Blade Selection Guide

Are you trying order more blades for your cutter and not quite sure which blades you need?  Visit Foster Keencut’s new Blade Selection Guide to help you find the best blades for your needs.  Find the cutting wheels, blades, accessories and blade holders that are used with our Multi-Substrate Cutters, Precision Cutter Bars, Rotary Trimmers, Flexo Plate Cutters, Mat Cutters…

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Cutting Aluminum Composite with the SteelTraK:

Due to the cutting nature of the twin-wheel tool (and any similar designed tool), it is normal to produce a Curled off cut on the left side of the cut line.  We consider the left side of the cut to be the waste side, as the material is not clamped down here.  Keencut has designed the twin wheel to provide…

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Foster Keencut Warranties

Foster Keencut and our manufacturers stand behind the quality craftsmanship of all of our products.  Please find a more detailed overview of the current warranties offered for each specific product below: Cutters and Trimmers: Foster Cutters:  Econocut -The Econocut includes a one-year limited warranty (excluding cutting wheel and clamp strip). Keencut Cutters, Trimmers, & Cutter Bars:  Advanced Rotary Cutter (ARC), Evolution-E2, Excalibur…

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Why Choose a Rotary Trimmer vs. Blade Cutter

Choosing between a Trimmer and a standard blade cutter can be difficult, especially when your company’s production ranges over multiple substrates.  If you are considering a Rotary Trimmer, you are most likely asking yourself, how will this product provide our company with value immediately or in the future?  The answer is easy, our trimmers will increase your production capabilities and also…

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Differences Between Rotary Trimmers

Here at Foster Keencut we have many different products especially when it comes to our Rotary Trimmers.  A quick reminder, our rule of thumb is if you can cut it with scissors, you are in most cases looking for a Rotary Trimmer.  At Foster Keencut, we have a variety: Advanced Rotary Cutter (ARC) – This cutter is one of a…

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