Die Cutting Articles

Contact Dryers & Die Cutting (Laser & Traditional): “Cutting Costs And Time”, Specialist Printing

Contact Dryers & Die Cutting (Laser & Traditional): “Cutting Costs And Time”, Specialist Printing

Businesses are continually looking for ways to identify cost savings and implement energy efficient solutions. Screen printing companies specializing in flexible membrane switches (flex circuits) are no different in their approach to screen printing and die cutting their stable of products. As capital expenditures begin to loosen, equipment manufacturers are hard at work to design […]

Laser Die Cutting: “An Overview of Options for Diecutting”; Industrial+Specialty Printing; July-August 2010

Laser Die Cutting: “An Overview of Options for Diecutting”; Industrial+Specialty Printing; July-August 2010

What does your die cutting department look like? Do you have multiple flat bed presses “chunking” along making parts for your mobile phone, automotive part or gasket customers? Are rotary die cutting units rolling along at 450 feet per minute to produce labels? Over the past several years converting departments have been forced to change […]

Laser Die Cutting: “Examining The Benefits of Laser Technology”; Specialist Printing Worldwide: Issue Two: 2010

Laser Die Cutting: “Examining The Benefits of Laser Technology”; Specialist Printing Worldwide: Issue Two: 2010

Digital printing has been addressing the need for shorter runs and specialty products for the past several years. As a result, converting equipment manufacturers saw an opportunity to move into the digital age by perfecting laser die cutting through software and hardware advancements. How can this help your company? Let’s take a look. Beam Delivery For all […]

Laser Die Cutting: “Laser Die Cutting Southern Style”; Industrial Laser Solutions Opto IQ; December 2009

Laser Die Cutting: “Laser Die Cutting Southern Style”; Industrial Laser Solutions Opto IQ; December 2009

Laser Die Cutting Southern Coating Style— The Real Story Behind Hybrid Roll/Sheet-Fed Laser Cutters By Mike Bacon, VP, Spartanics  It wasn’t that long ago when workers in Little Rock Arkansas’ Southern Coating would sit there for hours on end, exacto knives in hand, pulling the webbing out of “o”s, “a”s, “e”s and similar letters needing […]

Laser Die Cutting: “How to Match Laser Cutting to Applications”; Sign Media Canada, November 2009

Laser Die Cutting: “How to Match Laser Cutting to Applications”; Sign Media Canada, November 2009

Laser cutting, a.k.a. digital die cutting, uses high-powered lasers to vaporize materials in the lasers’ beam path. The powering on and off of the laser beam and the way in which the beam path is directed towards the substrate effects the specific cuts that the artwork requires. Because cut away parts are vaporized the hand […]

Laser Die Cutting: “An Update on Laser Cutting”; Printing News; May 25, 2009

Laser Die Cutting: “An Update on Laser Cutting”; Printing News; May 25, 2009

There are reasons why digital printers should take a new look at laser cutting technology. Recent technological advances combined with the growing availability of contract manufacturing services offered by manufacturers of laser cutting equipment make a range of new products possible. First, for those not familiar with laser cutting technology, a brief breakdown on how it works. Lasers cut by melting […]

Laser Die Cutting: “Web Exclusive: Matching laser Cutters to Labels”; PFFC; June 2009

Laser Die Cutting: “Web Exclusive: Matching laser Cutters to Labels”; PFFC; June 2009

Label converters that last took a look at laser cutting machines as recently as early 2008 are likely mistaken about what is and is not possible with laser cutting technology. The sophistication of scan head control software, the quality of the laser scan heads that can be purchased at a particular price point, and the systems integration of laser cutting machine […]

Laser Die Cutting: “Was bei der Auswahl eines Laserschneidsystems zu beachten ist”; SIP, March 2009

Laser Die Cutting: “Was bei der Auswahl eines Laserschneidsystems zu beachten ist”; SIP, March 2009

1. Verlassen Sie sich nicht auf Informationen die älter als 1 Jahr sind Gerade in der letzten Zeit sind große Entwicklungssprünge beim Laserschneiden mit GALVO-SYSTEMEN erzielt worden. Große Fortschritte wurden nicht nur bei den Hardwarekomponenten erzielt, sondern insbesondere auch in der Software, welche das Laserschneiden steuert und kontrolliert. 2. Was zeichnet eine gute Laserschneidmaschine aus […]

Laser Die Cutting: Technischer Ratgeber: Anwendung moderner Laser-Schneid-Technologie für die Anforderungen von heute; Der Siebdruck; March 2009

Laser Die Cutting: Technischer Ratgeber: Anwendung moderner Laser-Schneid-Technologie für die Anforderungen von heute; Der Siebdruck; March 2009

Technischer Ratgeber: Anwendung moderner Laser-Schneid-Technologie für die Anforderungen von heute Von Markus Klemm, Software Entwicklungs-Ingenieur, Spartanics Laserschneiden, ist digitales Schneiden (Stanzen) und erfordert kraftvolle Laser um die Materialien innerhalb des Laserstrahls zu verdampfen. Somit fällt kein Schnittabfall an, wie es beim konventionellen Schneiden/Stanzen üblich ist. Das Ein- und Ausschalten, sowie das Führen des Laserstrahls ermöglichen […]

Laser Die Cutting: “A Guide to Laser Cutting Technology – Part 2”; Screen Printing; March 2009

Laser Die Cutting: “A Guide to Laser Cutting Technology – Part 2”; Screen Printing; March 2009

Figure 26: Laser cutting Technology Comparison Chart Part II Technical Guide: How to Match Today’s Laser Cutting Technology to Application Requirements By Markus Klemm, R&D Software Engineer, Spartanics Fallacy of the Double Scan Head Advantage Another area that can get confusing to those who do not understand the specifics of laser scan head design is […]

Laser Die Cutting: ” A Guide to laser Cutting Technology – Part 1″; Screen Printing; February 2009

Laser Die Cutting: ” A Guide to laser Cutting Technology – Part 1″; Screen Printing; February 2009

  Figure 26: Laser cutting Technology Comparison Chart Part I Technical Guide: How to Match Today’s Laser Cutting Technology to Application Requirements By Markus Klemm, R&D Software Engineer, Spartanics Laser cutting, a.k.a. digital die cutting, uses high-powered lasers to vaporize materials in the lasers’ beam path. The powering on and off of the laser beam […]

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