Rotary Die Cutting Manufacturers and Companies

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  • Evansville, IN 800-467-6730

    At Thrust Industries, we offer our customers a wide variety of die cut products, and we’re capable of working with a wide variety of materials. Our rotary die cutting and other services are state of the art, and we stand behind the quality of our products and production methods. Visit our website to learn how we can connect your company with the die cut products it needs.

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  • Franklin, WI 800-556-7188

    Rotary die cutting is the process of choice for producing thin film and pressure sensitive adhesive tape die cuts in high volume. CFS utilizes the flexibility provided by our machinery and tooling to produce in-line laminating, kiss cutting, scoring, split lining, sheeting, kitting, and perforating. Quantities from prototypes and short runs to large production volumes. Large library of materials - lead times are some of the shortest in the industry, with same-day samples often available.

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  • Grand Rapids, MI 616-942-7780

    We are your people for rotary die cutting! It is our mission to be able to provide you with service that the competition cannot hope to compete with, while maintaining our low competitive costs. We are qualified to provide many services including stamping, fabricating, slitting and rewinding, as well as many others. Let us show you how experience makes the difference when you do business with us. Call our friendly staff today or visit our website to learn more!

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  • Bellmawr, NJ 800-210-5000

    For over 100 years, Mercer Gasket & Shim has been a leader in the waterjet cutting industry. Our highly equipped professionals work alongside our customers to ensure that we are meeting their needs. Mercers Gasket & Shim has perfected our techniques over the years in order to serve the needs of diverse markets.

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  • Garland, TX Locations in TN and TX800-530-0091

    We offer first class rotary die-cutting with your production goals in mind. Quality customer service is our number one goal!We have custom commercial die cutting capability to produce thousand of parts a day. Our steel rule die conversion process enables us to attain accuracy and efficient means of mass producing cut parts. We have high speed die cutting capability to produce fold lines, scores, perforated cuts and partial cuts. We specialize in all flexible items.

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  • Seattle, WA 800-537-9663

    Gardico has been providing superior products and workmanship to industrial customers since 1977. Our die cutting capabilities satisfy needs for standard and custom gaskets, pads, insulators and decorative pieces in quantities from 5 or 10 to tens of thousands. We work with stock or customer provided materials: rubber, foam, vegetable fiber, cloth, cork, felt, gasket sheet, thin plastics and foils.

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  • Carson City, NV 800-733-2648

    Finding a company that pays sufficient attention to detail isn’t always easy. REDCO Rubber Engineering makes quality a priority, which is why we stand out among the competition in our industry. We offer rotary die cutting as well as other services, and our equipment can be used to make products out of buna N, chipboard, nitrile, nylon, paper, steel, silicone and a many other materials.

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  • Stuart, FL 772-286-9278

    When it comes to plastic tubing ours is the best in the industry! With over twenty years of field industry experience we are dedicated to providing our customers with products that stand above the rest. Our skilled technicians will work closely with you to come up with the perfect product to fit your exact specifications. To learn more about what we may be able to do for you; visit our website today!

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Rotary Die Cutting Industry Information

Rotary Die Cutting

Rotary die cutting is the method that forces material between the sharpened blades on a cylindrical die and a hard cylindrical anvil on a rotary press in order to cut and score materials with tolerances as tight at .02. This method of die cutting is extremely accurate due to the die being a single piece construction, typically constructed from tool steel.

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Benefits of Rotary Die Cutting

Advantageous when it comes to medium to high volume production, rotary die cutting offers the fastest turnaround times of all die cutting processes since materials can be processed at rates of speed up to 500 FPM. In addition, rotary die cutting is much more cost-efficient in high-volume production due to time-consuming and difficult changeovers. As a result, rotary die cutters typically cut materials from a web, which is a continuous roll; however material can also be cut in sheet form.

Rotary Die Cutting Process

The rotary die cutting process begins by unrolling and feeding material through two rollers by means of a rotary press. One of the rollers is a cylindrical die, also referred to as a rotary die, and the other is the hard cylindrical anvil. The angled blades are machined into the die after undergoing engraving, sharpening and heat treating processes. Two types of dies may be used in this process: a solid engraved die or an adjustable die. A solid engraved die offers higher tolerances and is commonly machined from a solid steel bar. An adjustable die has removable blades for easy blade replacement necessitated by wear or by cutting a different material. No matter what type of die, the blades are used to push the material against the anvil's surface. Materials are commonly cut in webs and numerous webs can be processed and integrated in one pass through the rotary die cutting machine. When passing through the machine, materials may be carried by a release liner and rolled onto a new core or sheeted into pads. There are two different methods of cutting through the materials and its release liner: metal-to-metal die cutting or kiss cutting, which is also referred to as butt-cutting. Metal-to-metal die cutting involves cutting all the way through both the material and its release liner. Kiss cutting involves cutting through the material, but only down to the release liner. Since rotary die cutting has the ability to feed and register material at high speeds, the same piece of machinery can perform a series of cuts and laminations. Stacking processes allow for more complicated parts including island placement, meaning placing an object within a web, in-line packaging and adding peel tabs.

Applications of Rotary Die Cutting

Rotary die cutting is used for soft to semi-rigid materials including pressure sensitive materials, tape, foil, paper, rubber, nonwovens, metal, vinyl and foam. From these materials, rotary die cut products are produced including medical wound care parts, vibration dampers, mobile phone components, filters, seals, electrical conductors and hard disk components. Rotary die cutting services are particularly beneficial for industries such as electronics, healthcare, communications, industrial, automotive, printing, corrugated box, food packaging and aerospace.

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