Model # GE-41

Internet #202038073

Store SKU #225777

null Plastic Sheet Cutting Tool
0769125034108

Plastic Sheet Cutting Tool

  • Heavy duty construction
  • Double-bevel scoring edge
  • Can be used to cut most plastic and thin gauge soft metals
$461 /each
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Product Overview

The plastic sheet cutting knife is designed for use on LEXAN polycarbonate sheets and other plastic materials. It features a double-bevel scoring edge for clean, consistent cuts and a rounded handle that helps fight hand fatigue for comfort and control.

  • Double-bevel scoring edge
  • Rounded handle helps fight hand fatigue
  • Heavy-duty construction
  • For use on Lexan polycarbonate sheets as well as other plastic materials
  • Can also be used on fiberglass, thin-grade copper and aluminum

Specifications

Dimensions

Assembled Depth (in.)
1 in
Assembled Height (in.)
9.5 in
Assembled Width (in.)
3 in
Blade Length (in.)
2.5 in
Handle Length (in.)
4.5

Details

Blade storage
No
Hand Tool Type
Utility Knife
Handle Material
Plastic
Individual/Set
Individual
Knife Type
Utility
Lockable Blade
No
Number of Blades
1
Product Weight (lb.)
0.25lb
Removable Blade
No
Retractable Blade
No
Returnable
90-Day
Tools Product Type
Hand Tool

Warranty / Certifications

Manufacturer Warranty
none

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Customer Questions & Answers

will this cut a rectangle out of a sheet of polycarbonate? The reviewers describe a score and sna...

will this cut a rectangle out of a sheet of polycarbonate? The reviewers describe a score and snap, not sure this would work to cut a rectangular "hole" within a sheet.
Asked by: Seymour
No. It barely cuts polycarbonate as it is, but there's no way it would even do that with acrylic.
Answered by: andythebouncer
Date published: 2017-06-10

circular cutting

I would like to know if I bring back my plastic sheet can Home Depot cut it for me in a half circle as it is for a fish tank. Thanks,
Asked by: becky
I doubt HD would be able to cut a half circle for you, trace out your needed pattern and use a dremel like cutting tool for half circle shape.
Answered by: txwildflower
Date published: 2017-01-13
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Customer Reviews

Plastic Sheet Cutting Tool is rated 1.7 out of 5 by 41.
Rated 1 out of 5 by from You'll notice that most of the people who really dig this tool talk about how easy it is to cut P... You'll notice that most of the people who really dig this tool talk about how easy it is to cut Plexiglass (Acrylic) with it and don't understand all of the bad reviews. Most of the people who hate it say how useless it is for cutting Lexan (Polycarbonate.) These two materials, while they look similar, are extremely different. Plexiglass is easy to work with and fairly brittle, Lexan is a bit more difficult to work with, and is extremely tough. This knife works fine for plexiglass, but it's absolutely useless for cutting Lexan. If the knife's description didn't specifically say it was for cutting Lexan then I'd give it a good review.
Date published: 2017-06-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from agree with other 5* users, its not the tool, its the Id10T error, end user error. same principle ... agree with other 5* users, its not the tool, its the Id10T error, end user error. same principle as cutting glass, holding tool correctly and using the right angle to cut with (its not a razor!) and works like a charm. I cut very specific measurements and had exact edges and clean breaks/cuts. without an issue... if you have never cut plastic/acrylic/plexi, glass or tile, then use a rotary type tool. I gave a sheet of plexi to my 13yr told him to cut me a 12" pc, (did NOT explain how) he had to read the directions, he was able to do it first time, repeating scores and a clean snap break edge... the tool works when you know how to work the tool!!!
Date published: 2017-01-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I read some of the other reviews claiming this tool is worthless, however, I can not agree with t... I read some of the other reviews claiming this tool is worthless, however, I can not agree with that. I purchased this tool about two months ago to be able to cut my plexiglass sheets without the table saw. This tool works just as advertised. To get the most out of this tool, it requires several light passes. You have to hold the tool at the proper angle in or for it to cut correctly. You will know this by the sound and the fact that you can see it cutting the sheet. I take about 6-7 passes and then snap the piece at the score line using the edge of my table saw. The more passes the more you ensure a clean cut. It's important to cut the plastic sheeting prior so that you don't remove it from the piece you won't be using. For that I simply use a razor to cut the sheeting at approximately the location of the score. I highly recommend trying this tool. For the price you can't go wrong.
Date published: 2017-01-23
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Don't waste your money. It didn't work at all. I'll have to look for something else. Don't waste your money. It didn't work at all. I'll have to look for something else.
Date published: 2017-06-12
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Useless Out of the Box, works after sharpening I got this knife to cut some 0.093 mm Lexan. On my first attempt, I did 30+ scores and there was no indication that the Lexan was anywhere close to snapping the way it should. I then grabbed a file and sharpened it. After another 20 or so passes, the first of the 4 cuts I needed to do snapped off properly. After that, I grabbed a sharpening stone and oil and sharpened the edges of the knife. On my second cut, I was getting curled bits of plastic the length of the cut on every single pass and the edges were snapping off after ~10 passes. I sharpened it on the stone some more and my final cut snapped after about 10 easy passes. In short, it is useless when you purchase it, and works okay if you take the time to sharpen it with a stone. When you get a single, coiled string of Lexan after each pass of the knife, it is sharp enough.
Date published: 2016-08-09
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Piece of garbage I should have known better than to follow the directions on the back of the packaging. It said make 5-6 passes through .100" material. I must have made 10-15 passes. SOLID PASSES. Then followed directions on how to break along the scored line. It broke halfway across said line, then cracked inward. Needless to say I ruined the $14 piece of plastic I was cutting. Now i have to buy another one. My suggestion: buy a blade for your jigsaw or circular saw that can cut plastic. Worse thing that happens is you have to sand the edge of the material you're working on to make it smooth.
Date published: 2012-08-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Absolutely perfect. I was kind of skeptical after reading all of these reviews but I gave it a shot. Not only is this a sturdy product, but it worked absolutely perfect. It's not the tool that isn't working, it's the user. I bet you all of these people that rated this product are scoring like they would with a razor knife. To have this work properly you need to place the knife on the plastic/lexan/acrylic and draw the knife towards you. It will make a rough scratchy sound as you draw it towards yourself. As you are pulling it towards you should see curly strings of plastic being removed. Repeat this 5-10 times making sure you are going edge to edge. Once finished with your passes place the line you just scored onto the edge of a table or bench and apply gentle pressure until it snaps. It should snap right on your line. I just made 48" cuts and they turned out perfect.
Date published: 2015-01-30
Rated 1 out of 5 by from All puns aside, this tool doesn't CUT it. Or much else... I bought this product in store, with a 3'x6' sheet of LEXAN, thinking this MUST be a great product to score a cut, considering that it specifically mentions the ability to cut LEXAN. Not only that, but it also mentions the thickness of .187 inches, the very thickness of my sheet, and that it would take between 7 to 10 cuts. "I can do that!" I thought. Beautiful! Well, after 22 heavily and carefully laid scores, and dulling the blade severely on both sides, I attempted to snap my sheet in two; only to have it break uncontrollably into my carefully measured area. Beautiful. Being the thick-headed individual that I am, I tried again, this time scoring it about 35 times. Same result. Only this time the piece of LEXAN managed to cut my once cut-free leg. (Perhaps this gripe should be saved for a LEXAN review.) Naturally, this ordeal has rendered my $100 useless for my purposes, caused a lot of cursing and pain, and a lot of heartbreak. Perhaps the manufacturers of this product should amend their over-ambitious instructions to NOT include sheets over 1/16" thickness and to list possible side effects of use, like: Grief, heartbreak, anger, and disgust.
Date published: 2012-08-09
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