Graphtec FC8600-100 42'' Professional Vinyl Cutter Plotter

  • Model: GF-FC8600-100
  • Manufactured by: Graphtec America
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Price Includes:

  • Floor stands
  • Media roll rack
  • Media catch basket
  • Graphtec Studio standalone software
    (Windows & Mac compatible)
  • Also includes Cutting Master 3 plug-in software for Adobe Illustrator® and CorelDraw*
    (Windows & Mac compatible)

FC8600 Cutting Applications Include (but not limited to)

  • Perf Cut Through Vinyl Media
  • Cut Window Tint Film
  • Cut Automotive Paint Protection Film
  • Cut Etching and Sandblast Resist Stencils
  • Cut roll fed media up to 59.1 mil thick!
  • Cut High-Intensity Reflective (1)
  • Cut Prismatic Grade Reflective Sheeting (1)
  • Cut Diamond Grade Media (1)
  • (1) Optional, extra push rollers may be required.*

The FC8600 series high performance cutting plotter is an industry leader for:

  • Sign makers,
  • Graphic artists,
  • Automotive aftermarket professionals
  • Countertop installers
  • Other related users.
  • Maximum cutting speed of 58.5 in/sec
  • 4.0G Maximum Acceleration
  • Up to 600g cutting force!
  • Effective cutting of:
    diamond grade, high-intensity reflective film, prismatic grade reflective sheeting, sandblast resist rubber, automotive window & paint protection films, self-adhesive vinyl, Amberlith™ and Rubylith™, among other media types.

The FC8600 Series Has Added Features

3 inch wide user-friendly LCD control Panel, a Dual configuration function (two-user set and save customized conditions), included Ethernet capability (run multiple machines from one location), and an option for additional push rollers with 3 tension settings and the new 5th Generation ARMS system (automatically detects registration marks with color variants).

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.

New Features of the NEW ARMS Automatic Registration Mark Sensor

  • Optical Sensor 5.0 for Auto Alignment
  • Sensitivity adjustment for registration mark detection on various media and colors: Contour cut high intensity reflective media
  • Contour cut outside of registration marks: Expand print & cut area Reducing media waste
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PERF CUT Enabled High Performance Cutters Finish The Job!

With its included perf cut enabled custom tool settings—you have the ability to perforate cut all the way through your pre printed vinyl media creating pop-out, full-color stickers and decals without damaging your blade or cutting plotter machine.

blade position demonstration

Blade position 1 is for contour kiss cutting of vinyl media. Blade position 3 allows the blade to cut all the way through the media into the channel without damaging the cutting strip and blade.

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Expanded Cutting Area Outside of Registration Marks

The new ARMS allows users to increase production efficiency by reducing media waste by expanding the print and cut area.

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Watch Expanded Contour Cut Prismatic Reflective Sheeting

The FC8600 Series is Available in Five Model Sizes

FC8600-60 24?, FC8600-75 30?, the FC8600-100 42?, the FC8600-130 54?, the FC8600-160.

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Maximum compatible media widths for each model are 30", 36", 48", 60" and 72" respectively.
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.
With the world’s fastest throughput performance and superb accuracy, the FC8600 series is trusted by industry professionals for the most demanding cutting and plotting projects providing the versatility required for a wide variety of graphic applications.

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Graphtec Studio is Windows and Mac compatible

Cutting Master 3 Plug-in for Adobe Illustrator® and CorelDraw*

Cutting Master 3 is Windows and Mac compatible

    *CorelDraw for Windows platforms

Download Datasheets

Download The FC8600 Series Brochure/Spec Sheet

FC8600 Series Brochure for Cutting High Intensity Reflective Media