The term die it has several uses. Can be used to name the device whose borders allow mark a paper, a paperboard or other material so that it can be cut by hand easily. By extension, objects that can be cut out thanks to this type of design are known as a die.

DieFor instance: “We have to buy a new die for the printing press”, “To make use of this promotion, the user must present the die that the company sent along with the invoice”, “Please cut the bond by the die and present it to the claims office”.

What the die does, as an instrument, is create marks, perforations and half-cuts on the surface of the material to die. There are different types of dies (flat, rotary, etc.) that, thanks to their design, offer different kinds of results.

The action of a mechanical type that is carried out with a die is known as punching. The purpose of die-cutting, as we already said, is to create the necessary marking on a cardboard, a paper, a metal, etc. so that the material can be cut easily. The home or office hole punch can be considered as a simple die as it allows to punch sheets.

In the case of the industry that is specialized in the manufacture of cardboard, it is necessary to expose various data of interest. Thus, for example, it must be taken into account that the die must have a series of fundamental pieces such as rubbers, cutting blades or strips and the base of a die.

In the same way, it is necessary to make it clear that in this sector the usual thing is that they use two different types of dies: the rotary or the plane. This is used, in the same way, to carry out the manufacture of footwear.

A die, on the other hand, can be a mold that is used to coin medals, coins and other similar pieces. Composed of steel, these dies have the figure they intend to coin engraved in bas-relief.

The place that has this kind of dies to mint coins is known as Mint or Mint. In fact, this word (ceca) comes from the Arabic sikka, which can be translated exactly as “Die”.

“El Troquel” is also the name of a play by Ignacio Pajón Leyra, which has been performed in Madrid under the direction of Eva Egido Leiva. In this representation, what is left on the table is the essence of the society in which we live. And it is that citizens let ourselves be carried away by fashions and trends that mean that we are all copies of everyone and not original and authentic people.

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