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What Types of Features Can I Add to my Custom Die Cut?

By Lee K. House on Mar 1, 2023 4:09:48 PM

It’s your fourth attempt at peeling the adhesive part off of a liner, but your fingers keep sliding around like a useless claw machine.

Topics: Rotary Die Cutting
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5 Die Cut Applications for EV Battery Production in 2023

By Lee K. House on Feb 20, 2023 4:15:53 PM

According to the Alternative Fuels Data Center, the U.S. currently has more than 58,000 public alternative fueling stations, which is a shocking increase of over 2,000 from their data of just three months prior

Topics: Automotive Rotary Die Cutting
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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
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Die Cut vs. Kiss Cut: Are They the Same?

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

People are often confused about die cuts and kiss cuts. As it turns out, asking about the difference between these two is equivalent to asking the difference between a square and a rectangle.

Topics: Rotary Die Cutting
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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
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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