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Adjusting my cutter?

Discussion in 'Roland' started by geckophoto, Oct 15, 2018.

  1. geckophoto

    geckophoto Member

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    I'm trying to get a good cut off my SP300, the test cut square does not complete the cut, this is running on vinyl and lamination but still same issue with only vinyl.

    New blade, I adjust the speed down, offset should be .25 and I adjusted it down to but no effect. Do I need to adjust the blade in the holder? Or is this more of a feed adjusting I have to do now to make it cut well?

    I have a boat graphic with crop marks to cut and wonder if I do a major cutter adjustment will it effect the cut lines I have with the auto adjust marks or will I just get complete clear cuts? Help!
     

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  2. Joe House

    Joe House Active Member

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    Since you've replaced the blade, I would recommend replacing the cutter protection strip and possibly the blade holder. If it's more than that, you should have a tech take a look at it.

    As far as the print you have already, dialing in the cutter - or improving the cuts should not affect the position of the cuts. You'll want to make sure that you perform the crop-cut adjustment after you replace the parts and before you cut the job.


    Good Luck
     
  3. geckophoto

    geckophoto Member

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    Any idea why a lot of the corner cuts/angles don't 'complete' and I get like the tails on a test cut but when I do larger cut paths they are smooth and complete like an oval or circle?
     
  4. ewded

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    This looks like a badly worn out blade holder, or a screw is loose on the assembly.
     
  5. rjssigns

    rjssigns Major Contributor

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    Check the tip of the blade with a magnifying glass. I had a batch of blades where the tip snapped off almost as soon as touching the vinyl. Was driving me nuts trying to figure out the bad cuts.

    Then I bought a Summa.;)
     
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