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08/19/19

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FEATURES YOU WON'T FIND ANYWHERE ELSE

  Here's what sets MacInnes Cutters apart from the rest

  • Precision Ground Tungsten Carbide cutting wheels.  You just can't find better wheels anywhere.  

  • Hardened tool steel head (see upper right photo) has specially ground wheel slot which prevents wheel wobble

  • Long wearing carbide axle holds up for long life performance

  • Interchangeable wheels.  Pick the precise wheel for the job or type of glass

  • NO CUTTER OIL NEEDED - No mess, no fuss, no clean up.  Especially important for cutting glass that will be kiln worked. Not to say that you can't use oil if that is your preference.

  • MADE IN USA, something very few cutters on the market can say today.

SPECIAL CARBIDE WHEELS

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MacInnes cutting wheels are made with absolute dedication to precision and quality.  Made from ultra fine grain tungsten carbide, they are produced by a proprietary process that gives you the sharpest wheel for the task at hand, coupled with exceptional durability and life.  The wheel surface (greatly enlarged at left) shows the perfectly machined angle and the special surface finish that gives the wheel the proper traction.

Wheels are made in 5/32 and 7/32in diameters.  The 5/32" is the more popular wheel for stained glass work as less hand pressure is required to make a proper score and the smaller diameter wheel follows your pattern line easier.

DAN FENTON SAYS

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Use the #4 wheel for all of your general cutting. Use the #1 wheel on really hard surfaced glass (like some opals or seleniums). For best results in stained glass work, use the 5/32" wheel diameter  The 7/32" size is best for plate glass operations where most cuts are long and straight.
These are really the best cutters anywhere.

Dan used MacInnes cutters since the 70's.  It traveled with him from city to city as he presented seminars on all aspects of stained glass work.

SPECIAL NOTES ABOUT MacINNES CUTTERS

  • Carbide, while exceedingly hard, is also exceedingly brittle and can chip if brought into contact with other metal objects.  NEVER toss your MacInnes Cutter into your tool box with the rest of your pliers and stuff.  Always keep it in the plastic pouch it came in.  

  • The carbide wheels are packaged in little plastic bags that have the size and angle marked on it.  When swapping wheels, be sure to put the wheel in the right bag as it is tough to tell the wheel angle without specialized measuring devices.

  • When using your MacInnes Cutter for the first time, remember to go LIGHT with the pressure. The exceptionally sharp and clean cutting wheel needs less pressure to get an effective score than the cutter you are using now.

  • NO CUTTER OIL IS REQUIRED. You won't hurt things by using it dry (and some people prefer using their MacInnes Cutters with oil), but all MacInnes components are made to be used dry, so why make a mess? MacInnes products are made for industrial uses where oil residue would be a big problem, so all cutters have been designed to give a good, clean score without messy oil. A big plus for fusers.

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