So what is a "clean room" and what is die cutting and what do they have to do with each other? Let is start with the term "die cutting". cutting dieg is a way to cut precision shapes out of various material such as metal, wood, plastic, glass and fabric. You can use die cuts on a hobby or in a highly industrial setting such as medical die cutting. This is an important one because 99.9% of all crucial tools are made from die cutting machines. Some of the die cutters are metal rotary blades, lasers or water and sand combination with laser or plasma etc. When you are talking about medical die cutting you are talking about sterilization and that is where the "clean room" comes in, it is the sterile housing of the die cutter.
So what does clean room die cutting produce?
Clean room die cutting produces a myriad of products from medical tools as we said earlier that play a deeply important part in our everyday lives, to the building-blocks and puzzles your child plays with. Clean rooms are generally used for products and tools that need a sterile atmosphere and the equipment is extremely expensive. Many people are employed as clean room die cutting engineers or operators and work on an assembly-line with sterile uniforms on to protect the equipment. This is generally seen in medical labs.
What are the advantages of using a clean room versus using other, less expensive cutting apparatus?
Something called "steel rule" die cutting is a form of cutting that is done in a clean room. The expense is well-worth the advantage over the waste and other issues when you practice scalpel and other hand-cutting practices.
Some of those advantages are listed below: - Precision in the die cutting: Precision in clean room die cutting is important, expected and always received. They are relied upon because the result is perfect. This is because many different components are made separately that will fit on a particular piece of equipment. This must be perfect without fail. This is especially true when you have medical supplies and surgical equipment being cut.