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I have a CNC Router (basic 3018 Mini CNC router) and am using it on recycled HDPE plastic that I shred and melt into plastic sheets. I am currently using the CNC machine to make earrings which I plan to sell at local markets. Here are some of the earring designs that I have cut out with my CNC machine.
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Welcome to the forum. I hope you do well , as those are a unique idea

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That's pretty cool Simon.
Is it only HDPE that you run through the shredder?
How thin (and uniform in thichkness) can you make the new sheets of HDPE?
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Hi Simon and welcome. Great idea and maybe you'll inspire others to try and recycle that plastic into other usable items.

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Nice they should sell well for you.
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