Velvet cutting settings

I was trying to find good settings for cutting velvet fabric and could not find any. The best I could find was velvet with adhesive or velvet engraving. Therefore, I decided to do some experimenting to find it out. The material used was royal blue Zelouf velvet, for reference; YMMV. I found that the best combination was material thickness 0.02 in, speed 300, power 40 (as of the date of posting, 04/28/2022); it cuts almost all the way through, and leaves a tiny amount of connection so that you can just peel out the bit you’re cutting. I found that this was the best compromise so that it is precise and clean and doable with your hands without being too cut out and therefore burned-looking and crispy. I hope this helps someone in the future.

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Thanks for sharing your experiments. It’s always really helpful to know where to start even if you have to adjust for your project.

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Very helpful, thanks very much!

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Thanks for sharing your experiments - this info will be useful!