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Compare Board Mounted Mat Cutters
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Framers Edge
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Platinum
Edge
Usage Level Light Light All Purpose All Purpose All Purpose Heavy Duty Heavy Duty
Model Number & Capacity 301‑1 = 32" (81 cm) 350‑1 = 32" (81 cm) 450‑1 = 40" (101 cm) 550‑1 = 40" (101 cm)
560‑1 = 60" (152 cm)
750‑1 = 40" (101 cm)
760‑1 = 60" (152 cm)
650‑1 = 40" (101 cm)
655‑1 = 48" (122 cm)
660‑1 = 60" (152 cm)
850‑1 = 40" (101 cm)
855‑1 = 48" (122 cm)
860‑1 = 60" (152 cm)
Squaring Function No Squaring bar Squaring bar Full 32" (81 cm) Squaring Arm Full 32" (81 cm) Squaring Arm Full 32" (81 cm) Squaring Arm Full 32" (81 cm) Squaring Arm (removable)
Minimum Border Size 3/4" (19 mm) 3/4" (19 mm) 3/4" (19 mm) 3/4" (19 mm) 3/4" (19 mm) 3/4" (19 mm) 3/4" (19 mm)
Maximum Border Size 4-1/2" (11.4 cm) 4-1/2" (11.4 cm) 5-1/2" (14 cm) 5-1/2" (14 cm) 5-1/2" (14 cm) 5-1/2" (14 cm) 8" (20 cm)
Hinging Guide Rail No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Base Board Type 1/2" MDF 1/2" MDF 3/4" MDF 3/4" MDF 3/4" MDF 3/4" MDF Aluminum
Parallel Mat Guide Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Production Stops No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Bevel Cutter Push Style Push Style Pull Style Pull Style Pull Style Dual purpose straight & bevel cutting head Dual purpose straight & bevel cutting head
Straight Cutter Mat Knife Pull Style 701‑1 Pull Style 701‑1 Pull Style 701‑1 Pull Style 701‑1 Dual purpose straight & bevel cutting head Dual purpose straight & bevel cutting head
Cuts Standard Thickness Mat Board Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Cuts 8 Ply No No No No Yes Yes Yes
Cuts Foam Board Up to 3/16" (5 mm) Up to 3/16" (5 mm) Up to 3/16" (5 mm) Up to 3/16" (5 mm) Up to 3/16" (5 mm) Up to 1/2" (13 mm) Up to 1/2" (13 mm)
Cuts Glass No No No No Yes No No
Cuts Plexi No No No No Yes No No
Cuts Paper/Photos No No No No Yes No No
Replacement Blade 270 270 270 270 270 269 or 268 267
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Logan Graphic Products, Inc. is the recognized industry leader offering the largest, most comprehensive line of mat cutting equipment and accessories. We also offer a complete assortment of framing tools, foam cutting tools, glass & plexi cutting tools, and cosplay/costume cutting tools.

Creative people rely on Logan products every day. Artists, photographers, do-it-yourselfers, crafters, and framing shops use our easy-to-use, cost effective tools for professional results. Whether you create as a hobby or full-time, we have a solution that is perfect for you!