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Graphtec FC8600®
Series Vinyl Cutters

The FC8600 Series is Graphtec's flagship high performance vinyl cutter. Known around the world for its high precision cutting and build quality, the FC8600 Series is the ultimate finishing solution for the signage, apparel, and automotive markets.

Graphtec FC8600 Series Vinyl Cutters

Explore the FC8600 Series

Graphtec FC8600 Series Head

The FC8600 series is the flagship model of Graphtec America. Known around the world for its high precision cutting, and build quality, the FC8600 is the ultimate finishing solution for the signage, apparel, and automotive markets. Included Graphtec Pro Studio and Cutting Master 4 software provide all of the tools needed to create stunning print & cut signage, decals, apparel and more. Utilizing the strength of the Advanced Registration Mark Sensing system (ARMS), and its 600g of down force, even the most challenging medias such as high intensity reflective are cleanly cut.

Graphtec FC8600 Series Specs

An Array of Versatile Sizes

30" FC8600-75 High Performance Vinyl Cutter with Stand

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54" FC8600-130 High Performance Vinyl Cutter with Stand

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64" FC8600-160 High Performance Vinyl Cutter with Stand

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FC8600 Series comes standard with:

  • Graphtec's ARMS (Automatic Registration Mark Sensor) system
  • Professional, reliable servo motors are made for production and accuracy
  • Graphtec Studio Software, Cutting Master Plug-In
  • Floor stands
  • Rear media roll rack and media catch basket
  • 3-year standard warranty
Graphtec FC8600 Vinyl Cutter

Graphtec FC8600 Series Overview

Learn how Graphtec's FC8600 Series Vinyl Cutters can greatly improve productivity, reliability, and cut quality.


Features at a Glance

FC8600 Series Applications

Fastest cutting speed in its class:

  • 58.5 inches per second ( 4ft 10.46 in/s, 1,485 mm/s ) maximum cutting speed for the higher productivity.

Highest cutting force in its class:

  • 5.88 N (600 gf) maximum cutting force for a wide variety of applications. Expands the range of possible cutting media such as thick film.

Reliable long-length tracking:

  • Guaranteed 50 ft tracking and accuracy.(*1)
  • Includes basket and push rollers with 3 different pressure settings (*2) to provide a more stable media feed and to support a wider range of media.

*1. Operated with Graphtec specified media and conditions.
*2. The center push rollers have 3 pressure settings, the end push rollers have two pressure settings.

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).

FC8600 Control Panel

Built-in network interface

The USB 2.0 (High Speed), RS-232C and Ethernet (10BASE-T/100BASE-TX) are built in as standard. Multiple interfaces enable various connections such as a single PC to single plotter and multiple PCs to multiple plotters. The Ethernet connection also allows sharing of the cutter over a network.

FC8600 Interface

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 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.

FC8600 Perf Cut

Perforation cutting is performed by controlling the cutting force instead of blade up/down movements, increasing throughput. This is perfect for cutting separation lines for tearing out labels, fold lines for POP signs, and others.

FC8600 Perf Cut

Automatic Registration Mark Sensor, ARMs
(5th Gen. Auto Registration Mark Sensor)

FC8600 Series Vinyl Cutters feature Graphtec's Optical Sensor 5.0 for auto alignment, a sensitivity adjustment feature for registration mark detection on various media and colors, and can contour cut outside of registration marks.

It supports the copying of the cutting data including the ARMS control command for making multiple copies of the downloaded data. This allows multiple copies to be created without a PC, significantly improving work efficiency. The media can be also separated by each row with the cross cutter when the cross cut function is enabled. It provides high-productivity and highprecision print & cut.

FC8600 Registration Mark Sensor

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