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(June 2013) posted on Thu Jun 27, 2013

More than 50 sources of cutting systems, routers, and trimmers.

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Digital Art Solutions
The SmartCutter Pro Series 24-in. vinyl cutters feature the AAS II Accu-Alignment System for contour cutting, digital servo motors, an adjustable media-handling system, and 600 grams of cutting force; they can accommodate media up to 0.8mm thick. Graphics can be output directly from CorelDraw, Illustrator, or Freehand with CoCut or Smart Pro cutting software.

Eastsign International
Its series of three trimmers, available in 48-, 60-, and 96-in. widths, are suitable for flexible media such as vinyl, paper, and banners less than 2mm thick. A stand is included with all models.

The Kongsberg XN Series of finishing tables can handle a broad variety of materials. Geared toward the mid-range market, the XN tables feature a modular tabletop industrial design and are available in seven sizes, from 50 x 66-in. to 87 x 258-in. The tables offer a choice of four tool heads: PowerHead (for heavy-duty material), FlexiHead (for flexible and thin materials), FoamHead (for foam materials), and a MultiCut milling spindle or MultiCut-HP (the latter offers three times the speed of the standard MultiCut). Newly developed insert tools include a solid board v-notching insert, a corrugated paper-core board v-notching insert, and a Braille tool insert. Esko’s Kongsberg XP series of high-throughput digital-cutting tables are designed for 24/7 short-run production of corrugated packaging, P-O-P, and permanent in-store displays. Beyond corrugated board and display carton, the XP series works on numerous substrates, including corrugated plastic, foam boards, MDF, plywood, acrylics, and other rigid materials. The XP series is available in three sizes: the XP20, with a 66 x 56-in. work area; the XP24, with a 66 x 126-in. work area; and the XP44, with an 87 x 126-in. work area. All of the machines offer a maximum cutting speed of 66 in./sec. Various XP tools available; the cutters can be equipped with i-cut Suite pre-production software. Other Kongsberg cutting tables include the XP and XP Auto; the XE; and the i-XE and i-XE10 Auto.