Spartanics Introduces Finecut-Plus-Rotary™ Combination Die Cutting System

Rolling Meadows, Ill.-based Spartanics — a manufacturer of laser die cutting, hard tool die
cutting, screen printing and finishing equipment — has introduced the Spartanics
Finecut-Plus-Rotary™ combination laser die cutting and rotary die cutting system, offering one tool
for both short and long runs. According to the company, the cutting solution can fulfill a variety
of job requirements, with features including rotary die cutting speeds of up to 400 feet per
minute; tool-free laser die cutting with very accurate single-source lasers at speeds of up to 300
feet per minute; rotary sheeting for cutting variable lengths up to twice as fast as traditional
guillotine sheeters; semi-rotary die cutting with X Y registration, suitable for interchanging job
step-ups at speeds of up to 100 feet per minute; and add-on modules for ultraviolet coatings,
lamination and slitting, among other processes.

The Finecut-Plus-Rotary System also features automated optimization of cutting paths for
maximum web speeds, without requiring operator intervention or setup; and enables fast and complete
job set-ups from vector-based drawings; as well as defect-free cutting on materials such as
polycarbonate, polyester, paper, abrasives and magnetics. Applications include labels; packaging;
radio frequency identification tags; industrial textiles; flexible circuits; membrane switches;
cardstock and paperboard products; automotive and medical device components; novelty magnets; and
discs, belts and gaskets, among other applications.

August 10, 2010