Articles by tag "die-cutting"
- What is the warranty on Sizzix Machines? Most of the Big Shot machines come with 1 year limited warranty as standard. This can be extended to 3 years, free of charge, by registering your machine on the Sizzix website. For details of which machines qualify for an extended warranty and to register your machine, click here.
- Which machines can I register for an extended warranty? We're offering a 2 year extended Warranty on Big Shot machines, Big Shot Plus machines, Big Shot Foldaway machine, Big Shot Express machines and Sidekick machines. Click here to register.
- What if I register my machine 6 months after purchasing it? Your 3 years limited warranty starts from the date you purchased your machine.
- What are the differences between die-cutting machines? To learn more about Sizzix die cutting machines and how to use them visit our machine pages. Sizzix Big Shot Switch Plus Sizzix Big Shot Switch Plus
- What materials can I cut with my die? This all depends on the type of die you are using. Sizzix Thinlits and Sizzix Bigz metal craft dies can cut different materials. To see which dies you can cut with each material visit the product compatibility page.
- Is a cracking sound normal when I die-cut? If you are new to die-cutting and are worried you may have broken your machine because it is making cracking noises, this is completely normal so don't worry. It is just the sound of your machine applying pressure to the Cutting Pads and die to cut through the material.
- What is a die-cutting sandwich? In terms of die-cutting, a sandwich is a combination of platforms that are assembled to enable the die to cut through the material. The sandwich type used is dependent on the type of die being used and the material.
- What is a shim? A shim is another term for what is usually an additional sheet of cardstock. With varying die complexities shims can add extra pressure or act as a wedge to enable a cleaner die-cut through your materials.
- What is the difference between cutting pads and plates? Simple, there is no difference! Cutting pads and cutting plates are the same product.
- How do I know what size a die-cut shape will be? The dimensions for die-cut shapes are listed on the product packaging and on the website product listing under "Design Dimensions."