Cutting slit in optix acrylic sheet????


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I have a sheet of Optix "acrylic sheet" by

Is this the same acrylic as typical aquarium acrylic?

How do I cut a slit in the Optix acrylic sheet that is about 1 inch by 1/8 of an inch? The slit needs to be about 1/2" from the edge of the Optix acrylic. The cut does not need to be perfect.

Would a dremel with a diamond cutter work?

Thanks, Doug
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You don't need a diamond bit to cut acrylic, a regular dremel cutting bit will work just fine.


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I would use a plunge router if it were mine. I think there may be a dremel attachment that would work about the same