Do I need a self-healing mat?

When you don’t need a self-healing mat

If you’re drawing or only cutting thin materials which have a backing then you only need a rigid flat board as described earlier.

When you might need a self-healing mat

If you are cutting material:

  • without a backing, or

  • thicker material which may require locking out the travel of CNC stylus

you may want to consider purchasing a self healing mat, and bonding that to a board.


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