The Hot Wire Foam Cutter makes clean, precise cuts, adjusts for angled cuts and cuts a path 4 1/2" w x 6" d (11.4 cm x 15.2 cm). Use straight-rod option to cut in tight places and for faster cuts - straight rod cuts a path 3 1/2" x 6" (8.89 cm x 15.2 cm). Cutter heats instantly and leaves no mess. Use only special nichrome replacement wire. We recommend using the Foam Cutter on Woodland Scenics foam products only to avoid the emission of toxic fumes. Input: 230VAC 50Hz and Output: 9VAC, 1300mA.