- How to cut thin (1.5mm) PVC sheet?
How in neat does it need to be? You won’t get through it in one pass with a Stanley and it will be easy to slip off line even with a steel edge. Tin snips will cut it but might be a pain on a big sheet.
I’d go with a jigsaw and a fine blade possibly on a bit of sacrificial timber to support it.Posted 6 years agofootflapsMember
I used a wood saw blade make sure it is newish and do it fairly slowly or it melts the plastic .I found this out on site with a knackered blade luckily the cut edge gets hidden !
I cut a cat flap in a sheet of 8mm with a jigsaw and it re-sealed behind the blade as the blade friction melted it. Took several attempts to actually make a cut which stayed cut!Posted 6 years agonickjbMember
For PC an angle grinder is not a good option. It’ll melt and give a poor finish. You really want it to work the material a little so the bits come off in reasonable sized chips. Slower moving blade (like a jigsaw) will be better and try and move along the material fairly quickly.Posted 6 years agobigphilblackpoolMember
Whoa!!! stanleys are good but can slip no mattet how careful you are. The lads who fit wall cladding at our place (altro white rock) is similar thickness they use cordless shears theyre fast neat and very accurate. Electric scisors if you will can be hired cheaply or borrowed if you know any tradesmen. ive tried stanleys and yes they do work but id fancy my fingers being intact at the end of the job.Posted 5 years ago
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