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About the name of a seal blade and the spring blade

・We call low blades (8mmH, 12mmH) label rules, but these are also called spring rules.
It is because label rules are similar to the shape of a spring used for winding clocks.

What is Thomson?

・It is said "Thomson punching" that punching with a Thomson punching machine.
・Thomson machine company of Chicago, the U.S. released a Thomson punching machine in 1909,
and the inventor is said John.S.Thompson.

What is Vic?

・It is the Victoria punching machine that remodeled the letterpress into the punching machine.
・It is the Victoria punching machine that remodeled the letterpress into the punching machine.
・Schneider Corporation in Germany developed the Victoria press which is the origin of the word Vic.

About Thomson and Victoria

  south-western half of Japan eastern half of Japan
name of die board Thomson Vic
name of blade Thomson blade Vic blade
name of pressing Thomson Vic

※There are a lot of companies to call Thomson in Kanto now.

Reference materials

  • Memory magazine of the 25th anniversary of Tokyo Die Industiral cooperative
  • Memory magazine of the 30th anniversary of Osaka Thompson cooperative
  • Memory magazine of the 50th anniversary of Osaka Thompson cooperative

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