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I'm having issues cutting certain colors of Siser Glitter on both of my GCC cutters - Puma III and Jaguar IV.

My issues right now are mainly with white and neon pink glitter - they seem to be more gummy than the others. It's almost as if the blade is lifting and not cutting lines of text completely - or curves on script letters are not being completely cut. I've tried 45 and 60 degree blades, changed the offset up and down, changed the force up and down and I just can't get it right. I know it has to be something with the cutters because I cut the vinyl on my Silhouette and it was smooth and wonderful, but I don't have time to cut everything I need on the Silhouette!

I'm chatting with Stahl's customer support and they are suggesting a blade holder replacement. Anyone have similar issues? Suggestions?

Thanks!
 

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We only use Clean Cut 60 degree blades and for the tougher glitter use 3 passes, 2 on others.
 

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I'm having issues cutting certain colors of Siser Glitter on both of my GCC cutters - Puma III and Jaguar IV.

My issues right now are mainly with white and neon pink glitter - they seem to be more gummy than the others. It's almost as if the blade is lifting and not cutting lines of text completely - or curves on script letters are not being completely cut. I've tried 45 and 60 degree blades, changed the offset up and down, changed the force up and down and I just can't get it right. I know it has to be something with the cutters because I cut the vinyl on my Silhouette and it was smooth and wonderful, but I don't have time to cut everything I need on the Silhouette!

I'm chatting with Stahl's customer support and they are suggesting a blade holder replacement. Anyone have similar issues? Suggestions?

Thanks!
Blade holders are very often overlooked. If your cuts are not completing and you have a new blade (and sure your settings are correct) then YES a new blade holder will most likely be the issue. They are a wear item and do need to be replaced.

So yes it sounds like you need one!
 

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Adjust the blade like any other vinyl & test cut until right . And you need to increase the blade depth. You don't need a special blade, a regular 45° should be fine.
A 60° blade is not "special" they cost the same amount and are for cutting fine detail as well as a few other things.

The issue the person is/was having is typically related to the blade holder being worn...they do get worn and need to be replaced. How often will depend how much use your plotter gets and what materials it is cutting.

Turning the blade out more is not a good way to solve the problem.
If it was out enough to cut thru the material then its far enough, no reason to extend it.
 
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There is a remote possibility that the holder is gummed up. The knife rotates at it follows the cut lines. If it is not free to rotate the cut will be erratic. Clean the holder with alcohol. Make sure the blade is free to rotate. Also worn out spring can cause blade restriction. It is good practice to the change the spring every time the blade is replaced or replace it when worn out.
 
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