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    Hi, I have a request for 100 gaskets to be cut from gasket paper no more than 0.5mm thick.
    I have not created a drawing yet, but to give you an idea: It will be oval shaped approx 50mm x 35mm, 25mm hole in centre, with a 6mm hole either side of the centre hole. I hope this makes sense. I thought this might be ideal for someone with a homemade router etc.....
    I must stress that this needs to be cheap and more similar work will follow.

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    I don't know if "milling" gasket paper is possible? I guess the paper would have to be placed on a vacuum table or firmly fixed with masking tape which may damage the paper when removed. As far as I know, gaskets are normally cut with a press tool, which could be made on a CNC milling machine. Perhaps someone here has some kind of CNC shears or scissors? Or maybe a laser cutter?

    I'm afraid that I cannot offer a solution, but it will be interesting to see what other members suggest...
    Last edited by birchy; 24-02-2013 at 10:17 PM.

  3. Laser it. The world is full of people with 40W - 80W desktop lasers looking for something to do.

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    mmmm...... What about a mill with a drag knife or maybe a vinyl plotter. Dont know how deep the latter would cut or if it would need a backing sheet.

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    Robin, would'nt a laser burn the edges?

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  7. Quote Originally Posted by DesignR View Post
    Robin, would'nt a laser burn the edges?
    It would be singed, but you could get your gaskets without the expense of having a die made.

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