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Old 01-05-2019, 08:33 PM   #1
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1" Tile Cutter


8000sf coming up and was wondering if anyone has any real in the field experience with using RUBI or other brand tile cutters that score and snap.
Tiles are 24"x24"x1"

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Old 01-05-2019, 08:42 PM   #2
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1" thick? Don't think you can use a snap cutter.

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saltillo tiles?
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No. Just porceleon tiles that are installed over raised pedistal system.
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You may be right. Looks like they can do 3/4 or up to 7/8. Got a get my hands on one if these to try out the 1". If not I'll be primarly using wet saw the. Dewalt dw24000s seems to be the highest rated.
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The question shouldn't be about experience with a snapper some don't use anything but snap cutters but not on 1" thick tile.

Question should be how to cut 1" thick porcelain. I'd use a grinder don't think I'd lug 24" x 24" x 1" on my wet saw and it's a Dewalt.
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Would a circular saw with a diamond blade work?

Bigger blade than a grinder, may cut straighter?

You wouldn't have to keep going to your wet saw set up.
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Yes I've skil saw with AC Vac/ dust collection. Work's good but blades go pretty fast. I'll set all of the uncut Deck tiles and cut everything inside so I don't have to worry about freezing up wet saw or getting iceing up sponge on grinder cuts.
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Also have plenty of runner's/ labor kid's to Stage my job's. All tiles would be staged insides 4th and 5th flrs. What ever is Left over after installing full PC's would be next to saw so the back / forth is minimum.
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Grinder would take forever. We're talking about making 400-500 cuts not a bathroom. And thank you for clarifying my question. quote=avenge;7448645]The question shouldn't be about experience with a snapper some don't use anything but snap cutters but not on 1" thick tile.

Question should be how to cut 1" thick porcelain. I'd use a grinder don't think I'd lug 24" x 24" x 1" on my wet saw and it's a Dewalt.[/quote]

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I have that dewalt saw. You might want something more powerful. Not sure if there are 240v options. If you're making 800-1000 feet of cuts in 1" thick material, cut speed becomes important. Maybe a big bridge saw.

Or maybe something like the Medusaw.
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Was looking at the bridge saws. I found the 24" is over 2k. 240v is n/a.
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Any chance you can have them water jet cut?

I have a Rubi and Ramondi, 1" beyond their limits, 3/4" porcelain is tough on them.

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Any chance you can have them water jet cut?

I have a Rubi and Ramondi, 1" beyond their limits, 3/4" porcelain is tough on them.

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Would have to take off site and bring Back. Too much work. At Least now it's clear that they they don't cut it.

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Would have to take off site and bring Back. Too much work. At Least now it's clear that they they don't cut it.

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Track saw and diamond blade.

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I've used my skil saw before with festi AC. And dust Port on Saw. Good job but had to switch back to wet saw because I only had access to 15amp. Must have 20.
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A job a few years ago they used an Imer Bridge saw. Job was terraces on a multi story condo 1 1/2" 2x2 blocks.

Was 120v not 220
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Looks like a winner winner chicken dinner. And @1300/bucks not break the bank.
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I'd call Rubi or Sigma to make sure I wasn't missing something.
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I'd call Rubi or Sigma to make sure I wasn't missing something.
Negative on sigma and Rubi. Going with imer. thank you all

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