Quote Originally Posted by Steve Smith View Post
The rotating dies method is the way to go if you are doing a lot of film and want to run fast. The flat die method would be easier for a hand operated, low quantity production run. We have small hand operated machines at work similar to this for punching polyester sheet.
The funny thing is that it is just the other way round the industry does it...

Actually it would be even harder to achieve high precision with rotating tools.