What blade does Cricut explore AIR 2 use?

The Fine-Point blade comes stock with the Explore Air 2 and Cricut Maker machines. The blade housing is available either gold or silver in color (both are the same). This blade was previously called the Premium German Carbide blade and is the standard blade to use with your machine.

Does the Cricut Explore Air 2 come with a deep cut blade?

Cricut Explore Deep Cut Housing and Blade:

Cricut housing and blade are made for use with Cricut Explore machines only, sold separately. Cricut explore blade includes one 2.25″ deep-cut housing and one 1.125″ blade. Ideal for use on poster board, heavy cardstock and specialty papers. Easy to use.

How do I know what Cricut blade I have?

You can easily identify this blade in retail locations by the red or white protective cap. The blade housing that ships with the Explore machines was designed to house the Premium Fine-Point blades. The Cricut Explore Deep Point blade has a steeper blade angle (60 degrees vs. 45) and harder, more durable steel.

Can you use rotary blade with Cricut Explore Air 2?

Please note that the Rotary Blade is only for use with the Cricut Maker – it cannot be used with the Explore, Explore One, Explore Air, Explore Air 2, or any older machines.

What is the 30 degree Cricut blade for?

The 30 degree blade has the lowest angle with the least amount of blade exposed. The 60 degree blade has the sharpest angle and has more cutting surface on the blade, making it ideal for thicker materials. When choosing blade angle, the goal is to select one that will cut through the material and adhesive.

How often should I change my Cricut blade?

When asked, “How long do Cricut blades last?”, we think for a guideline you could start with, that at a minimum, you should change your blade every two months with average use of your Cricut machine. If you’re cutting with it quite often, you might need to move that up to every six weeks.

Which is the fine point blade for Cricut?

The Cricut Premium Fine-Point Blade (formerly known as the German Carbide Premium Blade) resists wear and breakage for longer life allowing for even more project possibilities with hours of cutting.

How long does Cricut rotary blade last?

For one person it may last 1 year, another just 4 months. It really depends on much cutting you’ll do. Cricut testing has shown that it lasts 100’s of mats.

Can I cut fabric with the Cricut Explore Air 2?

Can the Cricut explore air 2 cut fabric? The short answer is YES. The EA2 can cut fabric. To cut fabric with the EA2 you should use a Fabric Grip Mat and a Bonded Fabric Blade.

What do you use the rotary blade for Cricut?

The Rotary blade can be used to cut out quilting and sewing patterns. It can be paired with the Cricut Washable Fabric Pen to not only cut out patterns but draw all pattern markings eliminating two tedious tasks associated with sewing.

Can a Cricut machine engrave?

The Engraving Tip will also work with the iOS and Android versions of the Cricut Design Space app, so you can engrave from your phone or tablet in addition to your computer!

What is the Cricut deep cut blade used for?

Deep-Point Blade

The Deep Point blade is recommended for cutting magnet, chipboard, stamp material, thick cardstock, stiffened felt, foam sheets, cardboard, fabric, and other thicker materials.

Can you use the same housing for Cricut blades?

Are Cricut Blades Interchangeable? The Fine Point blade and the Bonded Fabric blade can use the same housing. Also, the QuickSwap tools can use the same housing, so if you already own one, from now on, you only need to get the tip or blade.

Can the Cricut Air 2 engrave?

PLEASE NOTE: The Chomas engraving/etching tool works in the Maker, Explore, Explore Air, Explore Air 2 and Explore One (tool goes into slot B, the right side, in place of blade). … ENGRAVE ON ANYTHING: You can engrave on pretty much anything you can fit under the rollers of your machine.