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This super-handy tool is great for making prototypes and shaping items from polystyrene foam. The hot cutting wire quickly melts through the foam material for a clean, perfect cut. There is no dust or residue left behind. You’ll find it incredibly easy to cut intricate shapes from the soft, white foam provided in Pitsco Dragster Kits, as well as denser expanded polystyrenes.

When in the vertical position, the cutting wire makes perfect square cuts. The cutting wire can also be tilted to achieve a wide range of angled cuts. Wire temperature can be adjusted for optimum cutting performance when using various types of foams.

The Free Hand Foam Cutter’s base is made of durable, laminated phenolic material. Package includes cutter, control box, power supply, and 100 feet of extra cutting wire.


This small foam cutter is ideal for creating shapes. Simple to use and economical, the Aero Viz Foam Cutter’s hot cutting wire easily makes precise cuts in 1" polystyrene foam. Students can create any shape they can imagine for testing in wind tunnels or for other projects. Just 5.5" L x 5.5" W x 4.5" H, the foam cutter fits on student desks or other small work surfaces. Comes with 32-gauge Nichrome wire and four foam blocks. Requires a standard wall outlet for power. Replacement Nichrome wire sold separately.


A great tool to have for making various models and props. Includes two blades. Larger blade is 4-1/4" long, and the smaller blade is 1" long. Use to cut foam, wood, and some metals.


The durability of nickel-plated brass combines with the strength of fiberglass-reinforced plastic to create this light, yet nicely balanced, large 6" pencil compass. Designed especially for educational use, it will draw a circle up to 11-3/4" in diameter, and its built-in stop helps keep students from overextending the legs. Each compass comes packaged complete in a soft plastic sheath with a tube of lead.


Use to draw guidelines for easy lettering, 1/16" to 1-1/2" high.


Perfect for anyone new to drafting, this Beginner's Drafting Kit has everything you need to get started.


Highly versatile drafting aids with a raised inking edge and calibrations in both millimeters and inches. These calibrated curves make it easy to draw perfectly contoured curves and then measure the length of the created curve. The flexible construction enables you to shape it to any curve with a radius as small as 1". Specially designed core enables the curve to maintain the created shape. Great for drafting and creating curves on CO2 dragsters.


Includes the following items. Can be used for mechanical engineering and architectural drawings.

  • Drafting Set (6" Bow Compass and 5-1/2" Gearhead Divider plus a tube of compass lead) (72059)
  • 12" Architect/Mechanical Engineer Scale (73110)
  • 6" Blue Triangle, 45°/90° (80595)
  • 8" Blue Triangle, 30°/60° (80592)
  • Metal Erasing Shield (72698)
  • 5-1/4" French Curve (70692)
  • 0.5 mm Sharp Pencil (72748)
  • Sandpaper Pencil Pointer (72695)
  • Pentel Clic Eraser (72791)
  • Dot Tape, sheet of 120 (71293)
  • Ames Lettering Guide (72662)
  • 4" Protractor (72696)
  • Magic Rub Eraser (71220)
  • 10" x 13" Vinyl Mesh Bag (80966)


Designed with the user in mind, the fluorescent color of these triangles sets them apart from vellum and paper, making them easier to locate. Light reflects along the edges so lines are easier to draw. Made of 0.10" Grade A acrylic stock.

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Designed with the user in mind, these triangles are a fluorescent color, which sets them apart from vellum and paper and makes them easier to locate. Light reflects along the edges, so lines are easier to draw. Made of 0.10" Grade A acrylic stock.

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Size: 7-1/4" x 8-1/4". Forty-five circles with diameter sizes from 1/16" to 2" in increasing increments. Made of eye-saver green heavy-duty plastic for longer life.


Flexible, 2" x 3" stainless steel erasing shield with 26 openings; a perfect investment for any class.


No more crooked circles! Draw perfect circles with this template featuring 50 metric circles ranging from 1 to 50 mm in diameter. Also labeled with decimal inch equivalents and has pinpoint centering.


These inexpensive fixed-sleeve automatic pencils offer a great means to save money without sacrificing quality. Each pencil is constructed of durable molded plastic and offers the same features found in more expensive pencils.

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Acrylic edges are set into a hardwood blade and elevated for inking.

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