What foam can be hot wire cut?
A: There are several kinds of craft foams that our hot wire tools will cut through. EPS/Expanded Polystyrene. This is the most common foam for hot wiring as it is strong, lightweight and cuts very easily with a hot wire or hot knife. It is usually white and is made of tiny foam bubbles.
Can you cut foam board with hot wire?
If you need to cut foam for your latest project, you’ve got several easy options. To make just a few, simple cuts, you can cut the foam manually. Secure the foam and use an electric knife, hot wire cutter, or foam saw to cut through thick or firm foam.
Can a hot knife cut soft foam?
blade on this hot knife quickly heats to 975° F to make fast, clean cuts in foam and plastic materials.
What is EPP foam?
Expanded Polypropylene (EPP) is a highly versatile closed-cell bead foam that provides a unique range of properties, including outstanding energy absorption, multiple impact resistance, thermal insulation, buoyancy, water and chemical resistance, exceptionally high strength to weight ratio and 100% recyclability.
What type of wire is used for foam cutting?
NiChrome Wire is the optimal cutting wire choice for polystyrene foam cutters (EPS, XPS) and CNC foam cutting machines for a variety of reasons, but particularly because it is resistant against corrosion and oxidation at very high temperature. The NiChrome cutting wire reaches the temperature of a few hundred Celcius degrees during cutting.
Why choose hot wire foam factory?
Maximize your creativity and productivity with Hot Wire Foam Factory easy to use foam cutting tools and materials. Our professional quality foam cutting tools make cutting EPS foam (polystyrene foam and Styrofoam) fast, fun and easy. Since 1991 we have been manufacturing hot wire cutters and foam cutting machines.
Why choose hot wire CNC foam cutting machine?
Using modern technology, Hot wire CNC foam cutting machines allow creating practically any product of the most complicated shape in a fast, accurate and relatively inexpensive way.
What type of polystyrene foam is best for cutting?
There are two types of polystyrene foam best suited for cutting with the Hot wire foam cutters and systems, and Hot knife cutters: Extruded polystyrene (XPS foam), and Expanded polystyrene (EPS foam).