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COMPUTER AIDED DESIGN AND COMPUTER AIDED MANUFACTURE
VINYL CUTTERS - EXAMINATION QUESTION
V. Ryan © 2013
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A local company designs and manufactures a variety of road signs, for
An example of one of their signs is shown below.
Using sketches and notes clearly show how you would:
Design the images and text,
Cut and stick images to a sheet of white acrylic/perspex.
At each stage, name the equipment or software you would use.
Stage 1 has been completed for you.
|Stage 1: Design letters and direction sign using Computer-Aided Design (CAD) software|
|Stage 2: Cut letters and direction sign using Computer-Aided Manufacturing (CAM)|
|Stage 3: Weeding (removing unwanted vinyl)|
|Stage 4: Use low tack film/tape is used to lift the vinyl letters and direction sign from the backing film.|
|Stage 5: Position the lettering and arrow before removing the low tack film to reveal the final sign|
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