ATOM Spa (Vigevano, IT), is a world leader in the engineering and manufacturing of dieless knife cutting tables and systems for the cutting of soft and semi-rigid materials. The ATOM FLASHCUT knife cutting system represents the company’s capacity to capture the latest INNOVATIONS in the market – from footwear and leather goods to the various industrial fields like gaskets and composites – introducing TECHNOLOGY in its products to guarantee quality, reliability and performance. Sixty five years of HISTORY and more than 200,000 machines operating worldwide are universal bywords of reliability and unquestionable success for the ATOM brand. The internal technological division, ATOM ENGINEERING, - which includes the mechanical, electronic and software departments – is one of the key factors of ATOM success and is in charge of studying and developing new products following the requests of the market.
ATOM dieless cutting systems are used in a number of different industries for processing a wide range of materials. ATOM’s model range & wide selection of tooling combinations coupled with the powerful & flexible production control software, offer solutions to specific sectors including footwear and leather goods, gaskets, packaging and foam, composites, industrial fabrics and technical textiles, furniture & car upholstery and general converting. Within these industries, the ATOM Flashcut is commonly used for cutting a wide range of leathers, gaskets in their various forms (tang graphite included), rubber and it’s by products, open and closed cell foam up to 130mm in thickness, full range of composite materials including carbon fiber, Kevlar and pre-pregs, plastics, printed & laminated materials.
Companies invest in our dieless cutting solutions in order to improve their productivity. Productivity can be defined in a number of ways: faster-lower cost of production, rapid proto-typing & pre-production runs, short-medium production runs become viable, rapid changeovers, no investment in traditional hard tooling, material savings - reduced scrap rate, and versatility. Many of our clients have found that the versatility of our system enables them to accept otherwise impossible orders. The ability to produce prototypes and samples rapidly, gain customer approval and then produce production quantities is a powerful tool in building customer relationships.