DIE CUTTING RULE

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Die Cutting Rule can come in a variety of shapes and can be suited to a wide variety of applications such as cutting, creasing or perforating. As die makers ourselves we understand that a forme will only be as good and durable as the components used so we only stock rule that meets our high standards of quality.

Contact us today to learn more about our range of die cutting rule and how they can help you.

FLAT CUTTING RULE

Durex Series LCR flat cutting rule made by KS Blades. DUREX Series is the most commonly used rule with its ideal combination of hardness and flexibility 52˚ edge is standard . 42˚ angle requires less cutting pressure, gives a longer cutting life and reduces silvers and dust.

Decarbonization provides good bendability. It is edge hardened from 52Rc to 62Rc to increase rule life. Available with shaved or ground edges up to 50mm(1.968″) high in all edge configurations All DUREX series are designed for using with automated bending equipment(Rull processor) It’s multi purpose cutting Rule used for cardboard, corrugated plastic, thin gaskets, foils, puzzles etc.

DUREX-S

Very good bendability, Has outstanding flexibility and durability. It's suitable for automatic bending machinery and bends to an angle of 130.

Used for: Cardboard, corrugated board, labels, post cards and much more.

StandardAvailableTolerance
Thickness (mm)0.71mm0.45mm ~ 1.07mm±0.01
Thickness (pt)2pt1.3pt ~ 3pt±0.01
Height (mm)23.80mm23.32mm±0.02
Height (in)0.937"0.918"±0.02
Body Hardness (Hrc)34±1
Edge Hardness (Hrc)56
Edge TypeShavedGround
Bevel FormCFCFDB, SF, SFDB
Edge Hardening MethodLaserInduction
Max. Angle of Mini Bend Radius130 0.3R
Forme cutting rule is available in lengths, boxes or rolls and can also be ordered pre-bent and cut to a design. Contact us today to make an order or learn more.

DUREX-M

VLCR DUREX-M rule has the excellent bending properties with the long service life of an extra hard cutting edge.

StandardAvailableTolerance
Thickness (mm)0.71mm0.45mm ~ 1.07mm±0.01
Thickness (pt)2pt1.3pt ~ 3pt±0.01
Height (mm)23.80mm23.32mm±0.02
Height (in)0.937"0.918"±0.02
Body Hardness (Hrc)36±1
Edge Hardness (Hrc)56
Edge TypeShavedGround
Bevel FormCFCFDB, SF, SFDB
Edge Hardening MethodLaserInduction
Max. Angle of Mini Bend Radius130 0.5R
Forme cutting rule is available in lengths, boxes or rolls and can also be ordered pre-bent and cut to a design. Contact us today to make an order or learn more.

DUREX-H

Resists extra impact. For cutting hard plastics and other difficult materials.

Used for: Plastic, thin gaskets, foils, puzzles and more.

StandardAvailableTolerance
Thickness (mm)0.71mm0.45mm ~ 1.07mm±0.01
Thickness (pt)2pt1.3pt ~ 3pt±0.01
Height (mm)23.80mm23.32mm±0.02
Height (in)0.937"0.918"±0.02
Body Hardness (Hrc)42±1
Edge Hardness (Hrc)56
Edge TypeShavedGround
Bevel FormCFCFDB, SF, SFDB
Edge Hardening MethodLaserInduction
Max. Angle of Mini Bend Radius120 0.5R
Forme cutting rule is available in lengths, boxes or rolls and can also be ordered pre-bent and cut to a design. Contact us today to make an order or learn more.

CREASING RULE

Has identical, fully round edges, top and bottom. Also available with squared bottom by special order.

CREASING RULE

StandardAvailableTolerance
Thickness (mm)0.71mm0.45mm ~ 2.85mm±0.01
Thickness (pt)2pt1.3pt ~ 8pt±0.01
Height (mm)22.00mm ~ 23.60mm8.0mm ~ 50.00mm±0.02
Height (in)0.866" ~ 0.929"0.315" ~ 1.968"±0.02
Body Hardness (Hrc)3824 ~ 45±1
ColorBlueWhite
Forme cutting rule is available in lengths, boxes or rolls and can also be ordered pre-bent and cut to a design. Contact us today to make an order or learn more.

PERFORATING RULE

Available in any combination of gullet, and tooth , in either point or metric.

PERFORATING RULE

StandardAvailableTolerance
Thickness (mm)0.71mm0.45mm ~ 1.42mm±0.01
Thickness (pt)2pt1.3pt ~ 4pt±0.01
Height (mm)23.32mm ~ 23.80mm8.0mm ~ 50.00mm±0.02
Height (in)0.918" ~ 0.937"0.315" ~ 1.968"±0.02
Tooth (mm)0.5mm to 25.4mm
Tooth (in)1/50" to 1.0"
Gullets (ties)(mm)0.5mm to 12.7mm
Gullets (ties)(in)1/50" to 1/2"
Depths (mm)2.5mm~5mm
Bevel FormCFCFDB, SF
ColorBlueWhite
Forme cutting rule is available in lengths, boxes or rolls and can also be ordered pre-bent and cut to a design. Contact us today to make an order or learn more.

CUT-CREASE RULE

Available in any combination of cut-crease, lengths and heights.

CUT-CREASE RULE

StandardAvailableTolerance
Thickness (mm)0.71mm0.45mm ~ 1.42mm±0.01
Thickness (pt)2pt1.3pt ~ 4pt±0.01
Height (mm)23.32mm ~ 23.80mm8.0mm ~ 50.00mm±0.02
Height (in)0.918" ~ 0.937"0.315" ~ 1.968"±0.02
Cut-crease (mm)5x5, 6x6, 7x7, 8x8, 10x10, etc
Crease Heights (mm)22.8mm, 21.1mm, 23.3mm, etc
Crease Heights (in)0.11", 0.909", 0.917", etc
Bevel FormCFCFDB
ColorBlueWhite
Forme cutting rule is available in lengths, boxes or rolls and can also be ordered pre-bent and cut to a design. Contact us today to make an order or learn more.

WAVE CUTTING RULE

Available in a large range of popular pitches including special pitches produced to customer’s specific requirements. Note: The cutting edge is waved with a straight back.

WAVE CUTTING RULE

StandardAvailableTolerance
Thickness (mm)0.71mm1.07±0.01
Thickness (pt)2pt3pt±0.01
Height (mm)23.80mm23.32mm ~ 23.80mm±0.02
Height (in)0.937"0.918" ~ 0.937"±0.02
Body Hardness (Hrc)3438 ~ 42±1
Edge Hardness (Hrc)5660±1
Pitches (mm)1p, 2p, 3p, 4p, 5p
Forme cutting rule is available in lengths, boxes or rolls and can also be ordered pre-bent and cut to a design. Contact us today to make an order or learn more.

ZIPPER CUTTING RULE

LCR steel zipper cutting rule made by KS Blades. Perfect for creating easy to open packaging on a range of materials such as corrugated board.

ZIPPER CUTTING RULE

StandardAvailableTolerance
Thickness (mm)0.71mm1.07±0.01
Thickness (pt)2pt3pt±0.01
Height (mm)23.80mm8.00mm ~ 50.00mm±0.02
Height (in)0.937"0.315" ~ 1.968"±0.02
Body Hardness (Hrc)34On Request±1
Edge Hardness (Hrc)56On Request±1
Kerf3.0mm (0.118") 3x4 ~ 3x8
Forme cutting rule is available in lengths, boxes or rolls and can also be ordered pre-bent and cut to a design. Contact us today to make an order or learn more.

ROTARY CUTTING RULE

LCR Rotary cutting rule provides excellent advantages:

  • Reduces paper dust.
  • Superior bendability.
  • Excellent formability.
  • Eliminates edge crush.
  • Provides excellent anvil life.
  • Avilable in coils and strips.
  • Pictures (8TPI/10TPI/12TPI).

ROTARY CUTTING RULE

StandardAvailable
Thickness (mm)1.42mm0.71, 1.07
Thickness (pt)4pt2pt, 3pt
Height (mm)25.40mm23.80mm ~ 26.16mm
Height (in)1.0"0.937" ~ 1.03"
Body Hardness (Hrc)34 ~ 36
Edge Hardness (Hrc)52 ~ 56
Pitch (TPI)108, 12
NotchNot NotchedNotched
Curvatures (mm)487 (66x90)257 (37½x90), 279 (38x90), 360 (50x90)
Forme cutting rule is available in lengths, boxes or rolls and can also be ordered pre-bent and cut to a design. Contact us today to make an order or learn more.

Martin O’Brien Formes is the exclusive distributor of Kyung Sung Blade’s range of die cutting rule in Australia.

As with all of the products we sell, we use them internally for our own forme cutting services. To meet our high standards they are tested and tried under harsh conditions and have continued to be great value.

You can learn more about Kyung Sung Blade on their website.