Thomson (Shape Cutting)
Thomson refers to various shape cutting techniques such as round, animals, stars and etc.
Thomson derived from the company that produce laser cutting machine.
In general, laser cutting cut ganging print by using a strong and thin knife attached into the gap of knife holder in the laser cutting machine.
Laser cutting can also perform kiss cutting technique depending on the depth of pressure of the knife onto the cut substrate.
It is not only for cutting, it can also be used to create crease and stitching.
It is not an easy process to press the knife onto cutting surface and to cut various different shapes.
One can achieve higher accuracy in shape cutting by using a metal frame, however, the metal mold is very expensive.