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CUTTING STRIPS
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We do not assume any responsibility for any damage or accidents resulting from a customer's use of any type of saw or other tool to cut our products, or installation issues after finger guards have been cut.

The manufacturer does not recommend cutting the finger guards and will void the product warranty should some unexpected accident or problem occur. There are, however, some situations when cutting may become a necessity - such as to shorten the length of a strip or cutting the strip for a half-height gate.

DANGER: If the finger guard is cut short for half-height doors or gates, there is the possibility or likelihood that children can drop things into the open space at the top which could jam the finger guard, or that they could stick their hands or arms into the top opening. Parents and supervisors must be alert to this potential problem. We cannot assume any responsibility for such situations. Please use common sense.

1. The BASIC (Clear) finger guards can be cut with a very sharp knife or a heavy duty drop blade paper cutter. If the tools are not very sharp, you will get a jagged edge.

2. The PRO finger guards can be cut with a miter saw.
** Follow all safety instructions of the saw manufacturer **

 

 

 

a. Use a good quality chop or miter saw (different names for the same thing)
b. Use a high tooth count “carbide” blade like a Diablo 96
- if you use a lower tooth count it can shred the material
c. Sandwich the small guard and the clickstrips inside the wide guard
d. Wrap some tape around the material on either side of the cut location to keep pack nice and tight
e. Set fingerguard "pack" against saw guide with V portion of the large guard pointing upward
f. If possible, use clamps to hold fingerguard "pack" firmly against the saw guide
g. Wear safety goggles

Note: You can also use handsaws, but the above principles still apply.

 
RETURNS
There will be no returns on any product that has been damaged in any way - including sawing or cutting
Miter Saw Diablo 96 Blade
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