With very little practice, you can achieve perfect cuts at medium temperatures with moderate pressure. Most of all, the heat up time is only 1 second before use.
This cutter is excellent for free hand cutting in thick Styrofoam for model railroad construction of any shape. In addition to architecture modelling, it is also suitable for prototype construction. With a bit of practice, creating landscapes for railroads and streets is easy. Furthermore, it is simple to make corrections to model landscapes. It has a stable frame with pivotal fixture at the top and extendable lower wire fixture. Maximum extension 7.9″ (200mm). Maximum work piece height 5.9″ (150mm). Most of all, it has variable cutting wire temperature control.
MUST be used with Proxxon Transformer as this is a 12 volt tool. We recommend the use of our Proxxon transformer NG 2 for operation.
Proxxon Hotwire Cutter Thermocut 12E
Comes with 5 shapable cutting wires that can be formed by hand or with pliers to cut any shape or profile.
1 Cutting wire 11.4″ x 20 gauge (285 x 0.85mm) can be formed by hand or with pliers to cut any shape or profile. 2 Top pivotal fixture. 3 Extendable wire fixture. Maximum extension 7.9″ (200mm). 4 Variable cutting temperature. 5 Polarity-protected system plug for Proxxon transformers.
Technical data: 12 V. 60 W. 50/60 Hz. Variable cutting wire temperature ranges from approx. 300 – 660 °F (150 – 350 °C).
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