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Old 08-18-2008, 09:16 AM   #12
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NOTE FROM JANE: Please note that the following list is true of *ALL* thick steel rule dies. And most of the machines on the market that use thick steel rule dies will be able to process the items on this list. I don't want anyone to fall for a marketing campaign thinking they have to buy a specific machine or specific brand to cut these items. Most of you already own a machine that can do this...it's the family of die not a specific brand. Its good information.

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(This was an email from a group list that I'm on I take NO CREDIT for this information)

Big Shot Approved Materials

Cut through the following 50 materials using steel rule dies and your Big Shot machine. Please note the maximum thickness of several materials.

* Brass (.055)

* Light weight steel

* Aluminum (.016)

* Tin (.008 )

* Aircraft plywood (1/64")

* Basswood (1/16")

* Balsa (3/32")

* Paperwood

* Mat board (adhesive or none)

* Chipboard

* Fabric

* Silicone

* Foam with chipboard (.1)

* Corrugated pad

* Adhesive-backed cork

* Fine sandpaper (.00)

* Strene

* Extra thick template plastic

* Template plastic

* Plastic canvas (7 mesh)

* Bubble wrap

* Sheet foam

* Friendly (jewelry) plastic

* 100% pure beeswax (cut with parchment paper on top & bottom of
beeswax)

* Adhesive and non-adhesive rubber

* Ruffleboard

* Static cling vinyl

* Warm & natural batting

* Fusible fleece

* Quilt batting

* Adhesive and non-adhesive flexible magnet

* Heat n' shrink plastic

* Adhesive and non-adhesive felt

* Pop-up sponge

* Shiny self-adhesive and non-adhesive paper

* Iron-on fabric

* Poly foam adhesive and non adhesive

* 3-D illusionary plastic

* Glow in the dark adhesive and non adhesive

* Suede paper

* Funky fur

* Personal Embossing Plastic (PEP)

* Shaggy plush felt

* Canvas

* Vinyl flooring

* Shelf lining

* Placement

* Embossing rubber

* Thin leather

* Gasket material

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