precut

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pre·cut

 (prē′kŭt′)
adj.
Cut into size or shape before being marketed, assembled, or used: precut fillet of fish; precut construction materials.
tr.v. (prē-kŭt′) pre·cut, pre·cut·ting, pre·cuts
To cut into size or shape before marketing, assembling, or using.

precut

(priːˈkʌt)
n
1. any precut item
2. (Mining & Quarrying) an initial cut made in a coalface prior to the main mining process
adj
3. cut in advance
4. (Building) (of a building) made of precut materials
vb (tr)
5. to cut (esp building materials) to the desired shape and size in advance
6. (Mining & Quarrying) to make an initial cut into (a coalface) before mining the coal
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Erema brought out its first system that can recycle baled fibers and film, tangled tapes, or lumps of PET, PP, and nylon without precutting.
The modification means more uniform precutting and prewarming of flake, which reduces energy use in the extruder and increases throughput, says Erema.
introduced the model LT1248 long-throat granulator, designed to process wide sheet, film, and thermoforming skeletons continuously without precutting.