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Bob Belt
07-29-2005, 7:47 PM
Hi All,
I'm interested in trying Alumamark, and was wondering if it vector cuts ok. I can't seem to find any information on the cutting of it. Thanks for the help...Bob Belt

James Stokes
07-29-2005, 9:43 PM
Alumnamark is aluminum. It does not vector cut. (unless you have a high power laser.)

Jerry Allen
07-29-2005, 9:45 PM
Bob,
You can't cut it with a CO2 laser, you can only engrave away the anodized surface.

Bob Belt
07-29-2005, 9:47 PM
Thanks guys..Thats what I thought. Wasn't real sure 'till I asked..
Bob

Patrick Cooley
08-01-2005, 9:52 AM
Bob,
I've had good luck cutting it with a shear for straight edges. I've made a couple of oval signs with it and found my band saw to work well. I first vector the oval on the Alumnmark and then just cut to the line on the bandsaw. Then I final dress the edges on my disk sander. For the gold, I use Buff & Rubb Gold to touch up the edges.
Hope that helps
Pat.