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Old 01-18-2013, 04:11 AM   #11
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I have a plotter/cutter that can do it, if it's under 0.08" thick.

http://knkusa.com/shop/knk-zing/

You'd have to pay shipping both ways, but I'd be willing to give it a try. No guarantees, of course.

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Old 01-18-2013, 06:29 AM   #12
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Sorry to bring back and old thread....but how can you cut a clean hole in a silicone square like in the picture above ?

I need to make one myself but I'm unsure how to proceed
I made a punch by sharpening one end of a piece of copper pipe with my disc sander.
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Old 01-18-2013, 01:34 PM   #13
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I made a punch by sharpening one end of a piece of copper pipe with my disc sander.
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Old 01-18-2013, 04:56 PM   #14
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I just traced a circle and cut it with an x-acto knife. Made it slightly smaller than the hole and stretched it over the threads on the heating element.

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You know that good old silicone aquarium sealant cures to something that is silicone for all intents and purposes. Why not just use that?

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Old 01-18-2013, 06:49 PM   #16
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You know that good old silicone aquarium sealant cures to something that is silicone for all intents and purposes. Why not just use that?
I do, but would prefer to use a gasket.

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