FCX2000 Series

Overview

The FXC2000 flatbed cutter is the ultimate solution for prototyping and small production runs of rigid packaging media and other sheet fed materials. With Graphtec’s medium to large flatbed cutting plotters, you have the right tool for contour cutting without requiring a die. Reduce media waste and processing time with included, dedicated software.

Added offline, USB operation enables operators of all skill levels to process various types of media for cutting.

Up to 1 Kg Cutting Force & Max. Cutting Speed 1 ft 3.7"/sec (400 mm/s)

Interface: Ethernet, USB2.0 and Serial RS-232C | Intuitive 3.7” LCD Screen | Digital Servo Motor USB Flash Memory for Offline Operation | Win & Mac Compatible

 
 

Models

FCX2000-60 (VC)  36”x24”

FCX2000-120 (VC)  36”x47.2”

FCX2000-180 (VC)  36”x70.8”

 

Table size in the Line-up

3 different table size with choice of vacuum suction or electrostatic media-hold down methods depending on application.

FCX2000-60 (VC)

FCX2000-60 Table Size.jpg

FCX2000-120 (VC)

FCX2000-180 (VC)

 
Features

Stronger Media Hold-Down

Distance between the holes has been improved from 30 mm on FC2250 Series to 20 mm on FCX2000 Series, as a result, FCX2000 Series provides stronger suction power to hold heavier and thicker medias down.


Dual tool holder with 500 gf on tool 1 and 1,000 gf on tool 2

Provided tools suitable for many applications

  • The FCX2000 series has 2 tool holder in the carriage.
  • Using 2 different kind of tool allows to do a different job
  • without exchanging a tool at the same time. it can increase work efficiency.

Tool Holders & Cutting/Creasing Tools

Dual Tool Holders which can hold a cutting blade and creasing tool — to produce creases/folds and cuts on the same run.


Intuitive operation with 3.7" LCD

Onboard control and settings are simplified using the equipped 3.7” LCD (240x128 dots) and tactile control panel.

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Image 1: Improved and increased Y-bar rigidity

For precision cutting accuracy

Image 2: Safety enhancement

A new, dedicated emergency STOP switch is at the ready.  Supports a dedicated stop switch for stopping the machine when emergency case is occurred.

Image 3: Roll-media stocker

The FCX2000 comes equipped with a mounted roll-media stocker.  Supports media width up to 37.4” and weight up to 11 lbs.


 

Offline operation supported by use of USB flash memory

Cut and plot data is created with Cutting Master 4 or Graphtec Pro Studio. That saved data may be transferred to a USB flash memory and the cut plot data file can be selected from the USB on the FCX2000 using its menu operations. This simplified work-flow enables users to operate without being connected to the computer.

Data management using bar-code function with USB flash memory

When performing contour cutting, also known as “Print & Cut”, the cutting data is automatically selected from the prepared USB flash memory. The FCX2000 scans the bar code printed on the media then automatically performs the contour cutting job. This emerging method helps to prevent operator error of using incorrect data - thus improving workflow efficiency.


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Expanded Contour Cutting Area

This included function expands the print and cut area to include objects outside of the registration marks! Production efficiency is enhanced and media waste is reduced.

Supports Standard Crop Marks

Contour cutting pre-printed media is also possible using “standard crop marks.” This operation is available with the included Cutting Master 4 plug-in workflow.

Reversed Color Registration Marks

Registraiton marks are detectable when there is sufficient contrast against the mark and its background. Ultra glossy and reflective media offer challenges for accurate registration mark detection. With this reversed color output, the sufficient contrast is brought back for the ability to contour cut pre-printed ultra glossy and reflecting sheeting.


Media Type

Type of media Thickness Support cutting blade FCX2000-60VC FCX2000-120VC FCX2000-180VC FCX2000-120ES
Self-adhesive marking film
(vinyl, fluorescent, reflective)
up to 0.25 mm CB09UB
Heavy paper/board
(pattern paper, oil board)
up to 0.5 mm CB15U, CB15U-K30
up to 1.0 mm CB30UC
Compressed foam sheet up to 0.8 mm CB15U-K30 -
Sandblast resist rubber up to 1.0 mm CB15U-K20
Cardboard (F/G flute) up to 1.1 mm CB30UC
CB15U-K30
Clear sheet for plastic boxes
up to 0.5 mm CB15U
up to 1.0 mm CB15U-K30 -
High-intensity reflective film up to 0.5 mm CB15UA -
up to 1.0 mm CB15UA-K30 -
Specifications
Model name FCX2000-60VC FCX2000-120VC FCX2000-180VC
Configuration Digital servo system, Flatbed
Media hold-down method Vacuum suction
Effective cutting area 24 in x 36 in (610mm x 920mm) 47.2 in x 36 in (1,200mm x 920mm) 70.8 in x 36 in (1,800mm x 920mm
Mountable media (Y-axis) 3 ft 1.4 in (950mm)
Roll media support Roll media stocker (manual feeding), supported media; width: up to 950 mm, weight: up to 5 kg
Maximum cutting speed 1 ft 3.7 inch/sec (400 mm/sec) (1 to 40 cm/s in 16 steps), in all directions
Cutting force Tool 1: Max. 4.9 N (500 gf), Tool 2: Max. 9.8 N (1 kgf)
Cutting force settings Tool 1: in 40 steps, Tool 2: in 40 steps
Minimum character size Approx. 10 mm square (varies with character font and media)
Programmable resolution GP-GL mode: 0.1/0.05/0.025/0.01 mm, HP-GL™ : 0.025 mm
Distance accuracy Max. 0.1% of the distance moved or 0.1 mm, whichever is larger (in plotting mode) (*2)
Perpendicularity Max 0.5 mm / 900 mm (in plotting mode)
Repeatability Max 0.1 mm (excluding contraction of media, in plotting/cutting mode) (*2)
Standard interfaces RS-232C, USB2.0 (High-Speed), and Ethernet (10BASE-T/100BASE-TX)
Buffer memory 2MB
Command sets GP-GL and HP-GL™ emulation (set by menu, or selects automatically by received data)
Number of tools Two tools
Cutting blade, pen, and tool types Cutting blade (supersteel), Pens (Water-based fiber-tip pen, oil-based ballpoint pen), and Creasing/scoring tool
Others ARMS, Reverse side Cutting/Creasing using ARMS, ARMS Copy function, Creasing, Cutting/creasing in multiple passes
Power source 100 to 240 VAC, 50/60 Hz (Auto switching)
Power consumption Max. 140 VA
Pumps 110V has 1.5 horse power, 220V has 2.5 horse power
Operating environment Temperature: +10 to +35 ºC, Humidity: 35 to 75% RH (non-condensing)
Guaranteed accuracy environment Temperature: +16 to +32 ºC, Humidity: 35% to 70% RH (non-condensing)
External dimensions
[W x D x H] (Approx.)

W 52.9 x D 55.4 x H 36.6 in

1344 x 1409 x 930 mm (Including stand)

W 76.1 x D 55.4 x H 36.6 in

1934 x 1409 x 930 mm (Including stand)

W 99.7 x D 55.4 x H 36.6 in

2534 x 1409 x 930 mm (Including stand)

Weight (Approx.) 167.5 lb (Including stand) (*3) 218.2 lb (Including stand) (*3) 225.7 lb (Including stand) (*3)
Compatible OS (*4) Windows 10 / 8.1 / 8 / 7, Mac OS X 10.7 to 10.11 / macOS 10.12
Included software (*4) (*5) Cutting Master 4, Graphtec Pro Studio, Graphtec Studio(for Mac)
Compatible
Standards
Safety UL60950-1/cUL, CE marking (Low voltage and EMC)
EMC FCC-A, EN55032-A

*1. Available in a limited region. Please contact your local representative of Graphtec.

*2. When operated with Graphtec specified media and conditions.

*3. Pump (blower) for vacuum suction media hold-down system is not included.

*4. For more information about Windows and Macintosh compatibility, please check the website or contact your local representative of Graphtec.

*5. The software can be used by downloading from Graphtec website.


FCX2000-60 Size

 Scale : mm.  Tolerance : +/- 5 mm

Scale : mm.  Tolerance : +/- 5 mm

 

FCX2000-120 Size

 Scale : mm.  Tolerance : +/- 5 mm

Scale : mm.  Tolerance : +/- 5 mm

 

FCX2000-180 Size

 Scale : mm.  Tolerance : +/- 5 mm

Scale : mm.  Tolerance : +/- 5 mm

 

Packaging

Main body is packed in a cardboard box, and then it is loaded on the pallet.  Leg with a caster for the stand is packed in a cardboard box.  It is not loaded on the pallet.  The bar for connecting the right and left legs of the stand is packed to the main body.

Model name FCX2000-60VC FCX2000-120VC FCX2000-180VC Stand FCX2000 Series

Dimensions (W x D x H) inches

65.4 x 50 x 18.9

65.4 x 73.3 x 18.9

65.4 x 100 x 18.9

63 x 32.1 x 12.4

Gross weight

276 lbs 380 lbs 466 lbs 59.4 lbs
Accessories
Item Model Name Description
Cutting blade holder PHP33-CB09N-HS For CB09U series blade
PHP33-CB15N-HS For CB15U series blade
PHP35-CB09-HS For CB09U series blade
PHP35-CB15-HS For CB15U series blade
PHP34-CB30-HS For CB30UC / PM-CB-001 cutting blade
Cutting blade CB09UB 0.9mm dia. 45º, Supersteel Self-adhesive marking film (vinyl, fluorescent, refractive), thin sheet, up to 0.25 mm thick.
CB09UB-K60 0.9mm dia. 30º, Supersteel Thinner film (Tint film), 0.03 mm to 0.25 mm thick.
CB15U 1.5mm dia. 45º, Supersteel Rigid or thick film or sheet, heavy paper (pattern paper, oil board), 0.25 mm to 0.5 mm thick.
CB15U-K30 1.5mm dia. 60º, Supersteel (Japan 30º) Rigid or thick sheet, 0.25 mm to 0.5 mm thick.
And also small detailed characters on marking film (up to 0.25 mm thick).
CB15U-K20-2SP 1.5mm dia. 80º, Supersteel (Japan 20º) Sandblast resist rubber, up to 1.0 mm thick.
CB15UA 1.5mm dia. 45º, Supersteel High-intensity reflective film or harder film, up to 0.5 mm thick.
CB15UA-K30 1.5mm dia. 60º, Supersteel (Japan 30º) High-intensity reflective film or harder film, up to 1.0 mm thick.
CB30UC-1 3.0mm dia. 45º, Supersteel Rigid or thicker sheet (cardboard), up to 1.2 mm thick.
PM-CB-001 3.0mm dia. 30º, Supersteel Rigid or thicker sheet (soft plastic, rubber, cardboard), 1.0 mm to 2.0 mm thick.
Loupe PM-CT-001 Checking blade length, for PHP33 and PHP35 series
Creasing / Scoring tool CP-001 Stick type, for heavy paper
CP-002 Roller type (R0.2), for heavy paper
CP-003 Roller type (R0.6), for cardboard
PM-CT-002 Ball on tip of stick, for curve on heavy paper
Fiber-tip pen, pen holder KF700-BK Water-based fiber-tip pen, Black
KF700-RD Water-based fiber-tip pen, Red
KF700-BL Water-based fiber-tip pen, Blue
PHP31-FIBER Pen holder for KF700 series pen
Ballpoint pen, pen holder KB700-BK Oil-based ballpoint pen, Black
PHP34-BALL Pen holder for the KB700-BK pen
Adhesive sheet,
Cling mat
CM-0003-R1A Adhesive sheet, supplying in roll, size 545 mm x 20 m
CM-0004 Cling mat for film based materials, size 435 x 610 mm
CM-0005 Cling mat for paper based materials, size 435 x 610 mm
 
Flatbed Cutter Vinyl Cutting Plotter Blade for Vinyl Media CB09UB

FOR VINYL MEDIA

CB09UB

Flatbed Cutter Vinyl Cutting Plotter Blade for Vinyl Media CB09UB-K60

FOR VINYL MEDIA

CB09UB-K60

(USA 30°  Japan 60°)

FOR THICK MEDIA

CB15U

Flatbed Cutter Vinyl Cutting Plotter Blade for Vinyl Media CB15U-K30

FOR THICKER MEDIA OR SMALL CHARACTER

CB15U-K30  (USA 60° Japan 30°)


Flatbed Cutter Vinyl Cutting Plotter Blade for Vinyl Media CB15U-K20-2SP

FOR SAND-BLAST RUBBER

CB15U-K20-2SP

(USA 80°  Japan 20°)

Flatbed Cutter Vinyl Cutting Plotter Blade for Vinyl Media CB15UA

FOR HIGH INTENSITY REFLECTIVE FILM

CB15UA

Flatbed Cutter Vinyl Cutting Plotter Blade for Vinyl Media CB15U-K30

FOR HIGH INTENSITY REFLECTIVE FILM

CB15U-K30 (USA 60° Japan 30°)

Flatbed Cutter Vinyl Cutting Plotter Blade for Vinyl Media CB30UC-1

FOR RIGID MEDIA CORRUGATED BOARD

CB30UC-1


Flatbed Vinyl Cutters Cutting Plotters Blade PM-CB-001

FOR RIGID MEDIA, SOFT PLASTIC OR RUBBER

PM-CB-001

 

Flatbed Vinyl Cutters Cardboard Heavy Paper Cutter Pen Type for Curves PM-CT-002

NEW! PEN TYPE, FOR CURVES ON HEAVY PAPER

PM-CT-002

Flatbed Vinyl Cutters Cardboard Heavy Paper Cutter Pen Type for Curves CP-001

STICK TYPE, FOR HEAVY PAPER

CP-001

Flatbed Vinyl Cutters Cardboard Heavy Paper Cutter Pen Type for Curves CP-002

ROLLER TYPE, FOR CARDBOARD

CP-002

Flatbed Vinyl Cutters Cardboard Heavy Paper Cutter Pen Type for Curves CP-003

ROLLER TYPE, FOR CORRUGATED BOARD

CP-003


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