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Here's the Latest Rundown on Precision Die Cutting

By Scott Chambers on Jul 29, 2022 4:13:21 PM

Precision die cutting has existed for over a hundred years, yet the technology is still developing, and the industry continues to grow.

Topics: Rotary Die Cutting
6 min read

Die Cut vs. Kiss Cut: What's the difference?

By Scott Chambers on Jul 19, 2022 8:59:49 AM

People are often confused about die cuts and kiss cuts, but what's the difference?

Topics: Rotary Die Cutting
10 min read

Everything You Need to Know About Die Cut Adhesives

By Scott Chambers on Jun 28, 2022 2:56:35 PM

You may have heard the term in manufacturing before, but let’s define it: What is die cutting?


You’ve got a part that needs to be bonded, masked, protected, etc., so you must add adhesive, films, foams, or soft metals to your assembly. The raw material must be cut into a particular shape to generate a finished product. However, nobody has the time to sit around and fiddle with a pair of scissors. So, what’s the solution?


Topics: Rotary Die Cutting
12 min read

Your Guide to 3M 468MP Adhesive Transfer Tape

By Scott Chambers on Jan 11, 2021 12:43:05 PM

Doctor Horace Day is credited with the invention of the first tape in 1845. As a doctor using this invention in medicine it was called surgical tape. Dr. Day used a rubberized material applied to strips of fabric and the surgical tape was born. 

Topics: Adhesives Generally Rotary Die Cutting
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What is Rotary Die Cutting? Problems it Solves and Some Applications

By Sue Chambers on Jan 6, 2020 2:03:48 PM

If you're someone who likes to get your hands dirty and create new things, you're far from alone. In fact, the US craft industry is worth over $44 billion. If you're someone who's contributed to this booming economy, then it's likely that you've used die cutting services before in your arts and crafts- or at least have heard of them before.

Topics: Converting Rotary Die Cutting