The document can be downloaded at http://www.spartanics.com/white_papers_detail.cgi?id_num=17.
Chapters in Part I include: 1) Preface: Recap of Speed Benchmarks, Growing Roster of Applications Using Laser Technology; Sheet vs. Roll vs. Hybrid Design Considerations; 2) Choosing Between Laser Cutting vs. Tool-based Die Cutting Systems; 3) Quality and the Soft Marking Standard; 4) Cutting Speed vs. Web Speed. Part II includes 1) Fallacy of the Double Scan Head Advantage; 2) Systems Integration, User-Friendliness and Production Output; 3) Selecting System Components; and 4) Suggested Method for Sourcing Laser Cutting Technology.
Spartanics, Rolling Meadows, IL, USA, manufactures equipment for both tool-free (laser-based), steel rule die and male/female hard tool cutting systems, among other equipment for finishing products made from flat stock materials.