When you’re trying to figure out how to best construct a product you’re making, and you’ve been considering tear and seal procedures, you may also want to look at seal and cut processes. This process is similar to the tear and seal process, but allows for more exact dimensions when required. Let’s learn more about the benefits of seal and cut procedures.
Eliminating Separate Cutting Steps
Using the combined seal and cut method, the need for a separate cutting step is eliminated. This can save time for manufacturers, as it only uses one step, with one machine and a radio frequency welding die. A tooling die is made for the procedure, and although a seal and cut die is more costly than traditional methods of sealing and cutting, this process facilitates a more uniform edge finish.
More Precise Dimensions are Possible
Tear and seal procedures are simple and easy, however they are not ideal for creating products that have rigid dimension requirements. The seal and cut process allows for tighter dimensions to be held and are perfect for products that require the use of tear-resistant materials. While tear and seal procedures allow for some stretching of the material, the seal and cut process does not stretch the material at all, and a more precise cut can be made. This is an ideal solution for products that require more strict measurements.
When sealing vinyl, like most other manufacturing processes, combining or eliminating steps translates into cost savings. To find out more about the seal and cut process that AmCraft Manufacturing can provide, contact us today!