Styrofoam Hot Wire Cutter
Proxxon Hot Wire Cutter 115/E Hotwire Cutter Thermocut 12/E
Ideal for architectural models, prototypes, also classic railroad, plane and boat model building. The large base with 15 11/32″ x 11″ (390 x 280 mm) table ensures smooth and easy movement of the work piece. Furthermore, the printed grid and protractor assist with division and cutting. Solid aluminum over arm has a 13 3/4″ (350 mm) throat and offers 5 1/2″ (140 mm) in height. The holder and wire coil (98 ft, .008″ diameter is included) may be shifted along the over arm to enable miter cutting. A LED indicates operation and, therefore helps prevent burned fingers. The cutting wire heats to the maximum temperature in less than 1 second.
Also a Hand-held Model!
With a little practice, you can achieve perfect cuts depending on the material density and thickness at medium temperatures and with moderate pressure. For free hand cutting in thick Styrofoam for diorama model railroad construction of any shape. Architecture modelling, prototype construction, for designers, decorators, or for fine work on construction insulation. Stable frame with pivotal fixture at the top and extendable lower wire fixture. The hand-held unit MUST be used with Proxxon Transformer as this is a 12 volt tool.