Sharp cutting and superior durability

Since large-lot package production is die cut at high speed, it requires high quality cutting rules and dies.
The MIR blade is the best cutting rule and a flagship model of Nakayama products. It is best-known for its sharpness, durability and precision. The MIR blades have been adopted for large-lot package production, not only Japan but in the global market as well.


MIR Series, Blades with Mirror finished blade edges

Sharp cutting and superior durability MIR is free from paper dust! Thus, die cutting pressure is reduced, ensuring sharp cutting.

MIR Series Application

  • High-function film (optical film, touch panels, semiconductor material, solar cells and lithium-ion cells)
  • Resins such as A-PET, PP, PS and PVC
  • Surface-treated cardboards including UV/film coating and more
  • Cardboards easy to generate paper dust
  • Boxes for tobacco, confectionery, hamburgers, etc…


  • Cutting with less pressure and higher durability of the blade
  • Less paper dust because of the sharpness
  • More effective for surface-processed packages (prevention of separating coating from a surface material)
  • Uniquely processed tip of the blade
  • Blade edge minimizing unevenness of height

The computerized fully-automated line produces ultimate MIR RULES

  • Fully-automatic grinding machine (stable edge angle and height)
  • Fully-automatic high-frequency processor (Stable high-frequency depth)
  • Fully-automatic steel rule cutter (Non-contact type; blade edge is maintained)
  • Fully-automatic camber adjustment unit (Non-contact type; blade edge is maintained)

“MIR finished perforation blade and cut-crease blade”

contour cutting blades
contour cutting mir blades

Nakayama’s MIR blades are now not only for contour cutting.

Customized blade edge angles and bevel dimensions are available
Nakayama’s special proprietary technique makes a variety of customized blade edge angles and bevel
dimensions possible.

Great performance for irregular pitches which are increasingly used these days. (In addition, capable of depth settings)

  • Cutting blades containing micro-nicks are available. (Min width: 0.15mm)
  • The prices vary depending on materials and pitches.
  • For further information, please do not hesitate to ask our sales representatives
  • Your time consuming finishing process will be a thing of the past thanks to Nakayama’s new perforation and cut crease blades.


All blades are produced by grinding method

Advantage: High quality in sharpness and precision
Disadvantage:Higher cost because Nakayama blades are NOT mass-produced

Other Manufacturers

Regular lines of cutting rules are produced by a conventional cutting method
Advantage:Low cost because of mass blade production
Disadvantage:Low quality in sharpness and precision, unnecessary paper dust

We welcome any size order and we can be flexible with your orders. Please tell us what you need – length, quantity and time frame.

Comparison of Cutting Edges and Cross Section Images

MIR Series

Comparison cutting edge mir blade

Even Edge (top view)

Comparison cutting edge mir blade side

Even Edge (side view)

Touch panel cross section cut MIR

Touch Panel Cross Section Cut

Standard Quality (Other Manufacturers)

Comparison cutting edge standard

Uneven Edge (top view)

Comparison cutting edge from side standard

Uneven Edge (side view)

TP cross section cut standard

Touch Panel Cross Section Cut

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