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DK98 SMOOTH Shank Press Dies


Select dies are listed at 50% off!


Dies on this page fit the KAM DK98 professional press.   This press, pictured in the right column, has a curved handle. The bottom die shank is approx 1/2" in diameter with a smooth shank that drops into the press. The top die shank is approx 3/8" in diameter with a smooth shank that slides into the press and is held in place with an allen screw.  Click here for dies for the DK93 press (straight handle).


Have a DK93 press?

Click here for available dies for the DK93 press (straight handle


Which dies do I need?

To determine which dies you need, first select your snaps from our store.  Then choose the die set that matches your snaps. For example, if your snaps are fashion spring size 20, choose the die set labeled as the same.  A different die set is required for each different size and style of snap.


Don't see the dies you need?

Some dies are not available for the DK98 press model, but an adapter is available that will allow you to use the DK93 dies.  If you do not see the dies you need listed on this page, purchase them from the DK93 dies page along with the DK98-to-DK93 adapter.


Complete die sets:

 - 2-piece die sets for open-ring grip snaps include an open-ring cap die and a bottom die that accommodates both the socket and stud.

 - 3-piece sets for plastic snaps include a cap die, a socket die, and a stud die. 

 - 4-piece sets for spring metal snaps include a cap die, a socket die, a stud die, and a post die.


Click here for individual plastic snap die pieces.  Individual metal snap dies are not available.


About Extended Lip Dies for Plastic Snaps: #16/14 and #20 sockets and studs also come in an extended lip version, shown below. The extended lip allows the snap piece to sit more securely in the die and can better accommodate minor variances in snap molds. Extended lip dies can install color snaps and clear snaps, whereas regular dies can only install color snaps. 


Please read the Dies Disclosures before making your purchase.

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