Soft Cut™ Debuts in Las Vegas

We introduced our new Soft Cut System at last month’s SGIA Expo, where show attendees were really impressed with its accuracy and ease of use. By providing the same edge quality as die cutting with heat – even though it’s cut cold – Soft Cut offers greater efficiency and reduced setup time with zero make-ready.

Soft Cut™ at SGIA Expo

The Soft Cut System, which we developed in partnership with Dicar Inc., consists of a Dicar urethane pad on a magnetic carrier mounted on our Crest Clamshells. Soft Cut is designed to die cut rigid plastics in sequence with no adjustments in up to 80% of all jobs. In tests at our R&D lab, we’ve successfully die cut nearly 50 different materials in sequence without any adjustments.

We’ve had a lot of interest in the system since the Expo. If you want to learn more about how Soft Cut can improve your production and reduce costs, be sure to call or email me.

Your short run solution

My Press Needs, LLC (MPN), is a leader in clamshell press technology, specializing in the development, engineering and sales of platen clamshell presses worldwide. Our “no more make-ready” Crest Clamshells accurately die cut virtually any substrate, including styrene, polycarbonates, paper, PVC, corrugated and even thicker materials like Falconboard®, Foam Core and Ultra® Board.

The Crest’s high tonnage capability, precise die cuts and fast make-ready times will eliminate bottlenecks and increase your short-to-medium run production. Applications include graphic overlay, product identification, large format printing, POP displays, digital finishing, thermal die cutting, kiss cutting, embossing and more.

We offer advice and training on die cutting processes, and our affiliated company, My Service Needs, services clamshell presses of all types.

Contact us today for your short run solution.

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Crest Kiss Cuts with no Make Ready

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