Band knife cutter is an endless and looks like a loop. I have written about the features of band knife and advantages and disadvantages of band knife.
Features Of Band Knife: The features of band knife machine are given below. They are –
- Band knife is endless and looks like a loop.
- Band knife is fixed but fabric is moveable.
- Saw – Mill technique is applied for fabric cutting.
- Block pieces of fabric required to cut.
- Band knife is not as popular as straight knife but it is used in special cases.
- Knife is in band form so it is called band knife cutter machine.
Advantages of Band Knife Machine: The advantages of band knife machine are given below. They are –
- It is not possible to cut fabric directly from lay.
- Fabric wastage is high.
- Work load is high.
Disadvantages of Band Knife Machine: The disadvantages of band knife machine are given below.
- It is suitable to cut very sharp curves.
- It is used specially.
- It is also suitable to cut small parts.
So, from the above, we see that band knife cutter is special types of cutting instruments.