This swatch cutter was developed to fill the need for a lightweight and CM-12PH easily portable machine that ANYONE can use. The knife lift is 1- 1/2" so that many thicknesses of cloth, can be cut at one stroke. Cuts all kinds of materials, FAST and EASY to operate. You can produce thousands of accurately cut samples in a minimum amount of time. An ideal machine for clothing manufacturers, fabric jobbers, and allied firms where floor space is at a premium. Great for pinking trouser bottoms. Sets up on any desk or table and requires no bolting or fastening of any kind.