Porcelain tiles chipping - so frustrated!

17 Jan 2015
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West Glamorgan
United Kingdom
I purchased a erbauer erb337tcb to cut my 600x600 porcelain tiles.

However, it is leaving 1-2mm chips the entire length of the cut. I've tried the following:

1. Changed the Cutter
2. Made sure there is plenty of clean water
3. Tried the tile both sides up.
4. Used waterproof tape along the intended cut.
5. Pushing tile through very slowly.

The blade seems to wobble by about 0.5mm - could this be the issue or are these tiles just too brittle for this type of cutter?

I'm so frustrated!

Any help would be much appreciated
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Hate to say it, but it's a cheap tool. Just not up to the job, the blade wobble could be causing it. Try a different blade specific for porcelain and expect to spend £30+ for a decent one
For straight cuts you'd be far better off hiring a decent dry cutter like a rubi TS700. loads quicker and more accurate. then just use the wet cutter for angled cuts. to stop the chipping scribe the cut with a dry cutter first

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