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Vector Cut Files
What are Cut Files?
Cut Files are vector based drawings which are used to give cutting direction to the digital plotters/cutters, laser, routing, embroidery machines etc.
Why do i need Cut Files?
If you sell vinyl skins for wrapping various devices then you need these Ai/CDR/SVG/PLT cutting files as a guide for your cutting machine.
Which format(s) you provide? Will it work for my cutter?
We provide globally used vector file formats like Ai (Illustrator), CDR, EPS, DXF, PLT and SVG file formats which are supported by almost all the cutting machine softwares. In case you need any other file format, kindly contact us.
Which type of media I can use on that?
These vectors cut files are not restricted to the type of media. You can use them for cutting any type of vinyl or other media types, by considering the application of the media.
How accurate these Cut Lines are?
We have tried our best to make perfect vinyl-ready vector skin templates with the best quality and high precision. We run multiple tests and check on the original devices as well but due to diverse types of media and cutters, there might be very minute differences. So we recommend you to test them once before selling to your clients. In case there is a need for minor adjustments, we can do it at no extra cost. minute differences. So we recommend you to test them once before selling to your clients. In case there is a need for minor adjustments, we can do it at no extra cost.
What about the quality of Cut Files?
Don’t worry about that; we have years of experience in digital design industry and expertise in graphic applications with keen desire of perfection. All our files have very less anchor points with no extra/stray points or open paths so as to ensure easy optimization with your machine.
Will it work with laser cutter too?
Yes it will work as we provide Ai, CDR formats for Cut Files which are widely acceptable. You can import the file in your cutter software. Also, most of the cutters comes with plugins to use with Illustrator or CorelDraw.
Are there any precautions/suggestions for using the file?
You are expert of your work and these Cut Files are very easy to use. But we would want to mention few points, for startups, like;
- Use standard cutter/plotter from reputed companies like Graphtec, Rolland, Silhouette Cameo 3 etc. for accuracy in cutting. Most of our clients use them.
- Use only superior quality vinyl like 3M, Oracal because very thin or more sticky media is very difficult to apply accurately on the device due to small shapes.
- Take extra care while placing/moving CutFile over the design or while making print file, because sometimes it gets squeezed/resized without noticing and in such case, your skin will not fit onto the device.
My device is not listed, can you make it for me?
Yes, we definitely make Cut Files on demand as per the availability of that device in our region.
I need adjustments in cut style, can you customize it for me?
Yes, we can customize it for you at very nominal fee.
I also need some creative cut ready graphics to make vinyl or laser cut products etc., can you provide them too?
Yes, as we are a dedicated team of graphic designers, we also make creative graphics including several cut ready designs. Please see our Cut Designs section.