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Die Cutting on an Adana?

Started by Dave Hughes, May 15, 2013, 05:50:05 PM

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Dave Hughes

I'm looking into making a product that requires die cutting.

Is it possible to do on a table-top press like the old Adana (pictured) that I am currently using for hot foil?

Can you get custom dies made in the UK?

Is anybody doing this sort of thing?

I'm looking into cutting fairly thick card covered with a thin cloth material.
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Peter Luckhurst

I would avoid die cutting on your adana , they dont have the strength in the manufacture of the platen to cope with die cutting of any area over a couple of inch square . you would be better off parting out the job to someone with a proper press ,not meaning that an adana is not proper it just is made of poor quality material where huge pressures are concerned .

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