The toughest die conquering the toughest, most demanding abrasive materials – time and time again

The Challenger die is designed to cut through your most demanding abrasive materials while running more than 2X longer than typical chrome-coated solid dies.  Enhanced tool steel combined with our proprietary TufShield plating greatly improves performance on the most abrasive materials.  You know the ones:  thermal transfer, abrasive inks, credit/gift card stocks, clay coated materials, recycled tags and even several glass bead stocks.  The Challenger’s improved wearability results in more even blade wear, meaning you get more retools.  At the end of the day, you’re running more material, longer – because you have the toughest die for those most abrasive materials.

Product Features

  • Surface enhanced tool steel
  • Proprietary TufShield plating process
  • Industry leading exclusive precision machine sharpening
  • Material movement solutions available
  • Ideal for long runs on abrasive materials

Product Applications

  • Tag & Label
  • Reflective Tapes
  • Automotive Parts
  • Gift Cards
  • Credit Cards
  • Industrial Components

Processed Materials

  • Polylith Materials
  • Thermal Transfer Stocks / Coatings
  • Synthetic Face Stocks with Thermal Coatings
  • Highly Abrasive Inks
  • Clay Coated Stocks
  • White Inks
  • HDPE and Materials with High Levels of Calcium Carbonate or Titanium Dioxide
  • Credit / Gift Card Stock
  • Recycled Tag Stocks
  • Finer Grain Glass Bead Materials

Markets For Use

  • Consumer Goods
  • Industrial & Automotive Fabrication
  • Personal Care
  • Medical and Pharmaceutical

Product availability may vary by region. Contact your sales representative for additional details.

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