Category Archives: Flexi

Contour Cutter Laser Calibration Using Flexi Starter

An easy way to calibrate the offset coefficients for your cutter is to use the cutter laser to self-measure the distance from a contour loop to a geometry loop. Following is the procedure: Do not remove the paper from the … Continue reading

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ProCut Contour Or Servo Vinyl Cutter Setup Flexi Starter (PC)

1) You will receive a USB Dongle with Flexi Starter. Do not plug this into the computer until you have installed Flexi Starter first. 2) You will receive a disk that contains Flexi Starter. This disk will also have a long license … Continue reading

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Vinyl Cutter Drag Knife Systems And Blade Offsets

Your vinyl cutter operates based on a drag knife system. This means that the actual cutting that your blade is doing happens behind the centerline of rotation of the blade shaft. Your blade holder restrains the blade with a magnet. … Continue reading

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Bigg Dawgg Graffix Racing Decal Cut On A ProCut Contour 4800 Using InkScape And Flexi Starter

As a continuation of the post “Font Cleanup Before Sending Artwork To A Vinyl Cutter“, Dan submitted the final result of his race car graphics for Bigg Dawgg Graffix. See picture below. This was produced with a Contour 4800 using … Continue reading

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Sending InkScape Files To Flexi To Cut Artwork On A Vinyl Cutter

Although InkScape can produce many file types and Flexi can read in many file types, Flexi cannot read in InkScape native files directly. InkScape native files are SVG (Scalable Vector Graphic) files. The most consistently successful file type we have … Continue reading

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Artwork Quality Hidden Objects And A Vinyl Cutter

I had the pleasure of assisting Dan today and yesterday as he was doing offsets in InkScape to create vinyl overlaid numbers for his racecar. When we went to cut out the numbers we ran into an issue with the … Continue reading

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Contour Cutting In Flexi Starter 10

Following are the steps for contour cutting graphics in Flexi Starter 10. This references the CutterPros technical brief found here: http://support.cutterpros.com/downloads/Contour-Cut-Tutorial-ProCut-Contour-Cutter-Flexi-Starter-10-08-05-12.pdf First, you must calibrate your cutter for the offsets that Flexi uses as the distance from your blade tip … Continue reading

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