How To Cut Acrylic. How to cut PVC with a waterjet. With this technique the cut is made by a powerful water jet.
How to cut Plastic Sheet This video segment will show you how to cut plastic sheet. With this technique the cut is made by a powerful water jet. It will also work on acrylic tubing as long as it fits around the entire tube.
Make a mark on each end and line up a T-square.
When the material is on the acrylic cutting bed you can lay scrap material or thin sheets of aluminium on the laser bed to cover the exposed areas where the vacuum can escape from. Line up the score line with the edge of the work space and clamp it down. Cutting with a waterjet water cutting is a suitable method for both hard and foamed PVC sheets. Score the acrylic several more times along the same line then place the acrylic on the edge of the table and use light quick pressure to snap the piece in two.