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Cutting Capability

(April 2012) posted on Mon Apr 09, 2012

More than 50 companies that produce cutters, cutting systems, and routers.

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Flexicam (www.flexicam.us): Offers a range of CNC routers, including the S2, available in seven models and sizes from 50 x 100 to 80 x 161 in.

Foster Manufacturing (www.fostermfg.com): The Evolution, a wide-format manual cutter for sign and digital graphics, can cut materials up to ½-in. thick; available in cut sizes from 64 to 144 in. with an optional textile cutting tool. Foster also offers multi-substrate cutters, sheet material cutters, and more. Exclusive distributor for Keencut in North and South America.

Fotoba International (www.fotoba.com): Offers a variety of digital print cutters, including the XXL 500 X/Y superwide automatic cutter, which has a cut width of 210 in.; it can accommodate materials up to 0.8mm thick.

Freedom Machine Tool (www.freedomcnc.com): Its Patriot three-axis CNC router is available in three sizes (4 x 2, 4 x 4, and 4 x 8 ft) and all feature: moving gantry design; welded steel tube, and a z-axis tool plate.

GBC (www.gbcconnect.com): The ProCut 40 and ProCut 63 are manual cutters that can handle materials up to 0.5-in. thick and 40- and 63-in. long. GBC also offers a series of Triumph-branded automatic and semi-automatic programmable cutters (up to 18-7/8-in.), programmable automatic cutters (up to 25.5 in.), and programmable hydraulic cutters (up to 28-in.).



GCC America (www.gccworld.com): Offers various cutting plotters, including the Expert Pro, with 23- and 51-in. cutting widths (up to 0.8mm thick).Other cutting plotters include: the Expert 24LX, the Expert 24, and the Jaguar, Puma, Bengal, and Sable models.

Gerber Scientific Products (www.gspinc.com): The Sabre router is designed for dimensional sign making, woodworking, and parts-fabrication applications; in two sizes – 54 x 54- and 54 x 101-in. cutting areas. The company’s M Series flatbed cutter is available in 66 x 46- and 75 x 120-in. cutting areas.

Graphics One (www.graphicsone.com): The GO CutsIt Rotary Trimmer can be used with various media and is available in sizes from 18 to 78 in. Features a self-sharpening blade.

Graphtec America (www.graphtecamerica.com) : Its FC8000 series cutting plotter is available in five sizes, from 30- to 72-in. (media widths). Also available: the CE5000 roll cutter series, FC2250 series flatbed cutters, more

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