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die cutting

[′dī ‚kəd·iŋ]
(engineering)
(graphic arts)
Cutting special shapes, such as labels, from printed sheets by using sharp steel rules; often done at the same time as the printing.
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Among the new patterns, in a palette of summertime brights, are: Countryside, a buffalo check with vegetables (coordinating with die-cut eggplant and tomato mats); Front Porch, a painterly plaid with Adirondack chair and potted plant motifs; Country Garden, gardening motifs and birdhouses; Pacifico, a tropical look featuring fish and turtles with coordinating die-cut mats.
Original Coors recently announced a new die-cut bottle carrier that features a mountain scene with "bigger-than-life, thirst-quenching graphics," according to the Coors Brewing Co.
The Ilapaks are high speed machines, have a very wide operating window and include automatic splicing and in-line die-cut and labeling.
Best of all, it takes only seconds to create your own intricate die-cut shape or embossed design.
Capable of precise cutting from large format to intricate small parts, the web die-cutting press can thermal die-cut, emboss, deboss, hot and cold steel rule die-cut and steel-rule kiss-cut, according to the manufacturer.
The manufacturer of an electronic marine fish finding device required custom precision die-cut mounts to use in the installation of the sensor.
This, says Electrodyne, makes the magnet perfect for use in solid state switches and power windows, door locks and mirrors, and it can be slit, drilled, die-cut or punched to customer specifications via low-cost tooling techniques.
Its products help customers increase safety, security, productivity and performance and include high-performance labels and signs, safety devices, printing systems and software, and precision die-cut materials.
Guests can use computers, die-cut machines, a 12-inch by 12-inch printer and other tools.
A vacuum generator is included for the vacuum conveyor, which collects die-cut labels prior to stacking.
Available in both plain and die-cut designs in packages of 50, artists and students are only limited by their imaginations as they create one-of-a-kind cards for most any occasion.
99) lets youngsters lift the flaps to flap lips: die-cut holes and flaps may preclude library lending, but home readers will find this an engaging story.