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    Looking for right CNC knife machine for cutting thick paper chipboard

    I need to buy a CNC machine cut up to 4mm thick paper chipboard into various shapes. Need this to make prototypes out of thick chipboard.

    I've never worked with CNC machines before. Want to use knife cutting only.

    Any clarification or information would be most appreciated.

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    Re: Looking for right CNC knife machine for cutting thick paper chipboard

    So you don't need the CNC machine to actually cut the thick chipboard and make your prototypes? That's where a CNC router would come in handy. 4mm is a bit thick for a drag-knife cutter, even if it was cardboard and not chipboard. Have you looked into laser cutters?
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    hi ,
    Check working video link as bellows:
    paper size ?
    cutting paper chipboard for package ?
    Oscillating Cutting knife roller for hard paper board
    https://youtu.be/H81O2gET-AI
    https://youtu.be/9LiJ_8YUPK0
    https://youtu.be/ueAcfAwI2Vc

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    Re: Looking for right CNC knife machine for cutting thick paper chipboard

    Thanks for your reply. Yes we've used routers. They tore up the board. We've used knife cutters for the board. I think they had to cut twice to get through. The designs we're cutting are pretty detailed as well. Laser cutters burnt the board.

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    Re: Looking for right CNC knife machine for cutting thick paper chipboard

    Thanks for your reply!! The bed would be about 24 x 24", or 36 x 36" so small. So would an oscillating cutter be better than a drag knife for cutting thick 4mm board?

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    Re: Looking for right CNC knife machine for cutting thick paper chipboard

    4*8 feet is a standard working area ,short delvery time .
    Oscillating or drag knife depend on exact paper type ,thickness ,desgin ,cutting demand etc . how about send me your exact picture to my whatsapp +8618560201508 or omnisales6@omni-cnc.com let engineer confirm that for you .

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    Re: Looking for right CNC knife machine for cutting thick paper chipboard

    Stay away from Jindex Shenzhen Jindex Stock Co., Limited
    Bought a CNC from them. not much training, missing items and does not honour the pricing. Software is very limited and outdated.

    Bad experience.
    https://jindexcn.en.alibaba.com/?spm...12be1ebbXEfRyh
    http://www.jindex.net/3067.html

    Make sure you check their software. This is VERY important. Many companies talk a lot about their hardware but little or nothing much on their software.

    The software is crucial for the ease of use.

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    Re: Looking for right CNC knife machine for cutting thick paper chipboard

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