When working with Silex element panels and chevrons, a crucial step is the precise cutting to obtain perfect dimensions and shapes. Cutting these materials requires a careful and safe approach to ensure optimal results while maintaining your safety.
Before starting to cut, it is essential to wear the appropriate protective equipment and choose a well-ventilated work area.
A tile saw
A water saw
An angle grinder
A circular saw with diamond blade
Do not use a mechanical tile cutter.
- The panel must be leaned against a guide rail and held by clamps.
- Apply painter's tape over the entire cut area.
You have 3 possibilities to make the corners :
- Start by drilling a hole with a drill fitted with a concrete drill bit.
- Use an electric oscillating saw
Smooth the cut edges using sanding papers.