Which cutting machine does an advertising technician need?

Advertising technicians process various plastic, cardboard or wood-based materials. UV large-format flatbed printers are usually part of the machine outfit. The requirements for the cutting technology: An integrated print&cut workflow and the smooth interaction of printing and cutting machine are necessary.

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Cutting in advertising technology

Simple workpieces can be machined with a saw or, if necessary, a drill. However, these methods are very limited to certain geometries. The main technologies for advertising technicians are milling and laser cutting.

In general, the selection depends on the focus of the user’s product portfolio. If the focus is acrylic processing for signs or displays, the laser is the method of choice. If there is a large proportion of end products based on metal/plastic composites or PVC, the milling machine is used.

Many customers choose a combination to ensure full flexibility and competitiveness for many different machining tasks. In this way, a very broad product portfolio can be covered and all customer requests can be met.

Laser cutting of displays

As an advertising technician, it’s possible to stand out from the competition with creative display ideas. Find out more about the production of POS displays, neon signs or UV-printed acrylic signs with a laser.

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