Whether scrapbooking, creating greeting cards or flyers, or cutting fabric for quilting, a paper trimmer becomes a time-saving convenience for the true crafter. Instead of having to measure lines with a ruler, protractor, and pen, a paper cutter with a mat can make quick work of cutting multiple objects at once. This is a look at different types of paper cutters.
First up is the CARL Heavy Duty Rotary Paper Trimmer 12 inch features 12 inches of cutting potential for mat board, foam board, plastic sheets, and more. The magnetic paper guide holds the paper in place while cutting. This product also includes an extra carbide blade, cutting mat, and perforated blade.
Next, there is the Swingline ClassicCut Lite 12 Inch Guillotine Trimmer. This product can slice through 10 sheets of paper at once. In addition, it is constructed out of plastic, so it can easily be transported to wherever it is needed. A latch locks the blase in place when not in use. This product is covered by a 10 year warranty.
The CARL Heavy Duty Rotary Paper Trimmer 15 inch paper trimmer. This paper trimmer features a carbide blade that can cut through 30 sheets of paper at once. Also, this product can be used for cutting through 1/8″ foam board, card stock, plastic sheets, and more. While cutting through the paper or other materials, it also features a patented locking rail system that holds materials in place while being cut. Extra cutting mats and blades can be stored in a special compartment on this paper trimmer. With the exception of the cutting blade and mat, this product is covered under a limited lifetime warranty.
The Fiskars LED SureCut Rotary Trimmer is unique in the way that it has 15 LEDs to show where the final cut will be. This paper trimmer features 12 inches of cutting surface, and is able to slice through 12 sheets of 20-lb. paper at once. This product also uses a titanium carbide blade for cutting precision.
Finally, there is the Swingline ClassicCut Pro Guillotine Trimmer. This is a 15″ trimmer with a stainless steel blade that can slice through 15 sheets of paper at once. For a larger trimmer, it also has a long 10 year warranty for continuous use. It also features a dual inch/centimeter scale and a latch to lock the blade when it’s not in use. This product is best used for photos, regular paper, and laminated paper.
One will need to consider the size and type of materials that they are working with in order to determine the best choice for a paper cutter. This, along with budget considerations, will help the customer make the best choice for their personal needs.