Suitable file type: Illustrator (.ai)
The basis is that the file consists of lines (vectors) and not of pixels (such as an image). In some cases it is relatively easy to convert a (high resolution) image to a line drawing, for more information you can contact us.
Are you unable to realize a digital drawing yourself? Do you need help in developing your design? We offer help and advice to make a design producible. Please contact us.
|Max. dimensions:||60 cm wide and infinitely long|
|Scale:||Draw in scale 1:1, with millimetres as unit|
|File formats:||.AI (Adobe Illustrator) of .DXF (Autocad)|
|Lay out:||Deliver ‘clean’ drawings: remove all objects except the cutting paths, so no centre lines etc.)|
|Stroke; use thin lines (0.2 mm or hairline)|
|Ungroup all objects, but make sure that all lines are joined. (In Illustrator: command join)|
|Remove all infill (fills, hatches, etc.)|
|Remove all objects in invisible layers|
|Remove all clippins masks.|
|Note: every line is cut! if you put multiple lines over each other, they are all cut.|
|Texts||Create outlines from texts. (Illustrator: command ‘Create Outlines’, CAD programs: command ‘Explode’)|
|Precision||Very small planes (<2 mm) should be avoided, as these cannot be cut nicely.|