Method and apparatus for making a graphic product

  • US 5,537,135 A
  • Filed: 01/22/1993
  • Issued: 07/16/1996
  • Est. Priority Date: 01/22/1993
  • Status: Expired due to Term
First Claim
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1. A method of making a graphic product from sheet material comprising:

  • defining peripheral edges of a graphic image in machine readable data;

    storing the machine readable data defining the peripheral edges of the graphic image;

    defining printed material and a positional relationship of the printed material within the peripheral edges of the graphic image in machine readable data;

    storing the machine readable data defining the printed material;

    printing on a print-receiving surface of a sheet material by means of a data-controlled printer controlled by the stored machine readable data defining the printed material to thereby place the printed material on the surface of the sheet material in positional relationship to the peripheral edges of the graphic image; and

    cutting the sheet material along the peripheral edges of the graphic image by means of a data-controlled cutter controlled by the stored machine readable data defining the peripheral edges whereby a graphic product containing printed material within the image is prepared from the sheet material.

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