Ideal 56 Guillotine

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Machine Equipment (Hardware)

Display and operation via 15.6“ multi-touch display • PRECISION DRIVE: Electro-mechanical precision blade drive and hydraulic clamp drive (patent pending) • Programmable and manual back gauge positioning with optimum operator ergonomics and logic • Adjustable back gauge with narrow separations and plastic gliders • Spindle guided precision back gauge • Clamp bar with infinitely programmable adjustment of the required clamping pressure via the touchscreen • Electronically controlled false clamp plate, ideal for delicate work – optimises the distribution of the clamping force where required • Independent mechanical foot clamp (patent pending) • EASYTOUCH: simple and safe two-hand cut release – via push buttons with illuminated coloured status display • Infinitely dimmable front table illumination (LEDs) • Infinitely dimmable, switchable optical cutting line with luminous LEDs • Ergonomic control element for manual adjustment of the back gauge position • Table height ergonomically adjustable from 950 to 1000 mm • Solid steel blade carrier with blade guide system (patent-pending) • Blade made from high-quality steel • Ergonomically accessible blade depth adjustment on the front of the machine (patent-pending) • Integrated ergonomic cutting stick change function via cutting stick ejection mechanism • Integrated self-diagnostic troubleshooting system with error log • Integrated tool storage at the front of the machine (incl. tools) • Solid all-metal construction provides the necessary stability • Lift truck compatible stand with storage shelf • Stacking angle

Optional accessories (at extra cost): Additional side tables (1 set; left and right). Cladding panels for stand.

Safety Cutting System – Comprehensive SCS Safety Solution.

IR light beam safety curtain on the front table • Safety cover on the rear table • Patent-pending, adjustable machine drive with integrated safety control • Main switch • Code lock: optionally adjustable electronic access lock • True two-hand blade activation via EASY-TOUCH buttons • Easy blade and cutting stick change • Blade changing device with covered cutting edge • Animated operator guidance during blade change (with test cut).

Powerful Software of the Latest Generation

Functional, clear graphical user interface with intelligently divided display • CUT CONTROL: Main functions directly accessible via self-explanatory icons • Intuitive creation of cutting programs with user guidance and programmable clamp pressure • User guidance for handling the material to be cut during programme run • DATA MANAGER: Freely selectable folder structure and individually nameable file names for the saved cutting programs/print jobs • Favourites function; most recently used files • Convenient search function • Extensive, individual, programmable operator/default settings: different customers, projects, print jobs; presettings for clamp pressure, back gauge speed, etc. • Adjustable energy-saving mode • Error log • Cutting programmes stored via 4GB USB stick (USB stick included in the scope of delivery.

Touch Display

Intuitive operation, with many customised setting options: Illumination of the working area • Cutting line indicator • Touch screen brightness • Backgauge feed speed • Clamping pressure • Dimmable cut activating buttons • Volume of touchscreen speaker • Measurement readout switchable at any time (mm, cm, inches) • Everything in view on the display – all screen views show centrally: time; clamping pressure; cutting table illumination; cutting line indicator; display loudspeaker • Status of IR safety light beam • Left: Menu bar with main functions; saved favourites in the standard view. Right: numeric keypad.

Backgauge Programme Control

Electrically operated backgauge control, individually programmable via touchscreen • Programme view: current program steps are displayed in the wheeler • Multilingual operator guidance • Units of measurement can be changed at any time. Selectable in mm / cm / inch (display accuracy to 1/10 mm or 1/100 inch) • Thousands of programs with any number of program steps storable (up to 99 repeat cut sequences can be integrated into a program as one single program step) • Program runs automatically • Direct input of measurements via numeric keypad for manual work • Integrated calculator (four basic arithmetic operations) • Automatic SET function for reference measurement • EJECT function – for pushing out the paper – can be integrated into cutting programmes.


  • Cutting length: 560 mm
  • Cutting height: 80 / 77* mm
  • Narrow cut: < 15 / 60* mm
  • Table depth: 560 mm
  • Power:230 V / 50 Hz / 1~
  • Fuse protection:16 amps
  • Dimensions 1523 x 979 x 1211 mm (H x W x D) Table height adjustable from 950–1000 mm
  • Weight: Approx. 303 kg

* with false clamp installed

Further Technical Data:

  • Display 1366 x 768 pixels
  • Operation multi-touch
  • Connections LAN, USB
  • Clamping pressure programmable
  • Clamp pressure, min approx. 250 daN
  • Clamp pressure, max. approx. 1000 daN
  • Backgauge speed up to approx.
  • 10 cm/sec.

Further Dimensions and Weights:

  • Width: without side tables: 979 mm, with side tables: 1779 mm
  • Height: without touch screen: 1334 mm
  • Weight: with cladding panels: approx. 315 kg, with side tables: approx. 316 kg

After Sales Service

We have our own servicing team with over 30 years’ experience in the industry who are available to back up all the products we sell, we pride ourselves on our after sales service team. All new equipment comes with the manufacturer’s warranty thereafter we have a number of options available to ensure your machinery is running in the most effective way possible.


Delivery is free in all orders over £100.00 on delivery to mainland United Kingdom. Any order under £100.00 there will be a £9.95 Carriage Charge applied (Excluding VAT). We can offer Same Day, Next Day AM, Overseas Services also, please phone our sales team on 01324 473 233 with you address details to calculate an accurate price for order. Some of the larger equipment will have to be delivered on a pallet again we will confirm a cost dependant on the size, weight and delivery location.

Payment Options

The new CLC Online Shop allows our customers to purchase goods online. All online transactions require a credit or debit card. CLC also take orders over the phone on 01324 473 233. We usually take a card payment from all new customers, and thereafter give our customers the options to apply to set up a credit account for all future orders.


Once you have received your order, you can return any item for an exchange or refund. The returned good must be unused and returned in the original packaging and in a re-saleable condition within 7 days of receipt of your goods. Please note that all returned items will incur a 20% handling charge (unless returned due to fault or damage).
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