he answer depends on the grade, and type of material being used.
For Mild Steel it is 1.6mm (or 16 SWG)
For Brass, Aluminium, Plastic it is 2.0mm (or 14 SWG) we also recommend a specific punch and die are kept for Aluminium work.
For Stainless Steel it is 1.0mm Maximum (or 20 SWG) and we recommend a specific punch and die are kept for Stainless Steel work.
Always apply a lubricant such as WD40 or light oil along the path of cut.
For smaller and non fixed pieces of material, it is much easier to cut a circle or straight line with your CaNibble bench mounted so you can used your hands to guide the material.
However if you are cutting a fixed panel, it can easily perform this function without the use of bench clamps as the panel is static.
Any Power drill, electric or air with a 9mm chuck capacity and a speed range of 1,500 to 2,500 RPM.
For full use of our Bench Mounting Clamps and the One Handed Attachment, the collar of your drill needs to measure 43mm in diameter.
1500 RPM is the recommended cutting speed for Stainless Steel.
2500 RPM is recommended for Mild Steel, Aluminium and Plastic.
Your CaNibble is ready for action, and will cut both corrugated and flat sheet metals. It will also cut plastics, Formica, chicken wire, even paper and cardboard, plus rounded and tubular sections of material.
It will cut in straight lines, and in curves with a radius as small as 8mm (5/16") without distortion and leaving no sharp jagged edges.
Its index-able cutting head (Die) will adjust through 360 degrees quickly for different applications and access, without the need to dismantle the whole tool.
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Our USA fulfilment centre is based in Traverse City, Michigan.
USA shipping is currently set to economy rate by default. We may add additional shipping options at a later date. Shipping speed will depend upon the order day as the fulfilment centre is closed over the weekend and will also vary according to the distance you are from MI. Usually orders are delivered within one week of receipt.
International orders are shipped FexEx Economy with a 4-6 business day time frame.
Yes if you spend over $100 USD, then shipping is free to United States addresses only.
Yes, we ship to all countries apart from Australia and New Zealand.
We now offer discounted flat rate international shipping at:
US$50 for a Bundle
US$30 for CaNibble
INTERNATIONAL BUYERS PLEASE NOTE: Import duties, taxes, and charges are not included in the item price or shipping cost. These charges are the buyer's responsibility. Please check with your country's customs office to determine what these additional costs will be prior to your purchase.
The only nibbler on the American market with a patented cutting action. Every part of the CaNibble is designed with care and attention to detail. That's why the CaNibble works beautifully and is the Worldwide Nibbler of choice.