Graphtec FC8600 Series


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Graphtec FC8600 Series Vinyl Cutter With Built-In Ethernet

Please Note: Optional Push Rollers and 2nd Pen Options must be installed by Graphtec or Graphtec Certified Installers.

USCutter has been a preferred authorized reseller and service center with Graphtec for over ten years.

The all new, high-performing Graphtec FC8600 Vinyl Cutter series cutting plotter is an industry leader for sign makers, graphic artists, auto-aftermarket professionals, countertop installers and other related users. New manufacturing technologies, along with the latest engineering advancements, have allowed Graphtec to make an unprecedented move forward in the industry. High performance features have been added to the new series yet its competitive pricing remains.

The newly designed Graphtec FC8600 Vinyl Cutter has all of the outstanding features of the FC8000 plus 3 new huge improvements: built-in ethernet, new and improved algorithms for scanning register marks, and Cutting Master 3. The FC8600's firmware improves the RMS (registration mark system) accuracy.

With the world’s fastest throughput performance and superb accuracy, the new Graphtec FC8600 Vinyl Cutter accommodates the most demanding cutting and plotting projects and provides users with the versatility needed for a wide variety of applications.

The Graphtec FC8600 Vinyl Cutter features a maximum cutting speed of 58.5 in/sec, 4.0G maximum acceleration, and 20 to 600g selectable cutting forces, allowing users to process diamond grade reflective products, high-intensity reflective film, sandblast resist rubber, automotive window paint protection films, including self-adhesive vinyl.

Graphtec's next generation ARMS system adjusts for several types of potential print distortions, allowing for accurate contour cutting of pre-printed images and decals.

Each unit includes standard media roll rack, floor stands and dual media catch basket for dust-free, continuous long length and/or repetitive job operations.

Model FC8600-60
CPU 32-Bit
Configuration Digital Servo Friction feed with MicroGritroll™ drive
Max. cut width (expanded mode) 610 mm (24 in) 762 mm (30 in) 1067 mm (42 in) 1372 mm (54 in) 1626 mm (64 in)
Mountable media Max. width 770 mm (30.3 in) 920 mm (36.2 in) 1224 mm (48.2 in) 1529 mm (60.2 in) 1850 mm (72.8 in)
Min. width 50 mm (2 in)
Max. cross cut area 734 mm (28.9 in) 886 mm (34.9 in) 1191 mm (46.9 in) 1496 mm (58.9 in) 1750 mm (68.9 in)
Max. cutting speed (Axial) 1485 mm / sec (58.5 in/s) at a 45°angle
Max. axial acceleration 4.0 G (39.2 m/s2)
Cutting pressure 20 g to 600 g (0.196 N to 5.88 N) in 48 steps
Min. character size *1 3 mm (0.125 in) alphanumeric Helvetica med. Font
Mechanical resolution 0.005 mm (0.0002 in)
Programmable resolution GP-GL : 0.1 / 0.05 / 0.025 / 0.01 mm , HP-GL™ : 0.025 mm
Repeatability *2 Max. 0.1 mm / 2 m (0.0039 in / 80in)
Tools Accepts (1) cutting blade, (1) plotting pen, or (1) pouncing tool ; Second penholder (optional)
Blade types Supersteel (0.9 mm or 1.5 mm), Sapphire(1.5 mm)
Pen types Water-based fiber-tip, oil-based ballpoint, and disposable ink pens
Pouncing tool type Requires optional pouncing tool : (PPA33-TP12, 1.2-mm pin diameter)
Media types Self-adhesive vinyl film, diamond grade, fluorescent film, reflective film, AmberlithTM , RubylithTM , window film, high-intensity reflective film*3 , paint protection film, up to 0.25 mm tick , sandblast resist rubber up to 1 mm thick, etc.
Compatible paper for pouncing Regular paper from 0.06 to 0.13 mm thick
Standard interfaces RS-232C / USB2.0 (Full speed), Ethernet
Buffer memory 2 MB
Command sets GP-GL / HP-GLTM *4
LCD display Graphic type 3 inches LCD backlight type
Power supply 100 to 240 VAC/50 to 60 Hz (Auto switching)
Power consumption 160 VA max.
Operating environment Temperature: 10°C to 35°C
Humidity: 35 % to 75 % (non-condensing)
Guaranteed accuracy environment Temperature: 16°C to 32°C
Humidity: 35 % to 70 % (non-condensing)
External dimensions (W x D x H) including stand *5 1128 x 715 x 1219 mm 1278 x 715 x 1219 mm 1578 x 715 x 1219 mm 1878 x 715 x 1219 mm 2138 x 715 x 1219 mm
44.4 x 28.1 x 48 in 50.3 x 28.1 x 48 in 62.1 x 28.1 x 48 in 73.9 x 28.1 x 48 in 84.2 x 28.1 x 48 in
Weight including stand 38 kg (83.8 lbs) 42 kg (92.6 lbs) 46 kg (101.4 lbs) 54 kg (119 lbs) 59 kg (130 lbs)
Compatible OS Windows 2000 / Windows XP / Windows Vista   Macintosh OS 10.2 or later
Certifications UL, cUL, CE marking, RoHS, China RoHS

Returns Policy

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