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IDEAL 5255 520mm Professional Guillotine with Auto Clamp and Backgauge with Touch Pad (52553111)

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2 Year Breakdown Cover Protect your machine which will be replaced or repaired by increasing the standard manufacturer’s warranty period if a fault develops within the first 2 year period - Terms Apply. £923.00
Cutting Sticks Cutting Sticks
Replacement cutting sticks (with 8 edges) for the Ideal 5221-95 and 5560, 5255 and 5260 guillotines.
Side Table Set Side Table Set
Two small side tables (one for each side) that increase the work space around the guillotine.
Blade Set Blade Set
A replacement cutting blade set for the Ideal 5255 and 5260 guillotines
Expected Delivery Time: 1-2 Weeks

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  • Max Cutting Length: 520mm (A3 Long/A2 Short)
  • Max Capacity: 800 sheets (80gsm)
  • Suitable for Professional Use

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Product Features

Easy Cut - Two Handed Operation

Blade and clamp can be activated independently via the two-step blade activating bars with separate trigger points for the blade and clamp. The electronically controlled true two-handed operation provides maximum operator safety.

Electronic Hand Wheel

Ideal for manual backgauge positioning, the electronic hand wheel has infinitely variable speed control from very slow to very fast.


Extremely convenient: Electronic, programmable control module for the power backgauge with multi-lingual touch pad. There are 99 programs with 99 steps in each program that can be stored.

Optical Cutting Line

The optical cutting line indicator with especially bright and durable LEDs guarantees easy alignment of cutting marks for precise cuts.

Blade Changing - Safe and Simple

Safe and convenient blade change without removing covers. Blade changing device covers cutting edge of blade to protect the operator.

Practical Tool Holder

The practical hook-in tool holder is placed on the back table and keeps all necessary tools for blade change and service jobs within reach.

Transparent Safety Guard

A cut can only be executed, if the hinged, electronically secured safety guard on the front table is closed.

Product Description

The Ideal 5255 Guillotine is equipped with the new, patented EASY-CUT blade activating bars for convenient and safe cutting. The ergonomic working height of 94cm guarantees effortless, fatigue-free operation and comes with a comprehensive SCS safety package. Other features are, an electronically controlled safety guard on the front table, safety cover on the rear table, main switch and safety lock with key, electronically controlled two-handed operation, 24 volt controls (low voltage), and patented safety drive. The automatic blade and clamp return from every position, disc brake for instant blade stop, blade changing device with covered cutting edge and blade depth adjustment from the outside of the machine. The blade and cutting stick can be changed easily from the front of the machine without removing covers.
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Name: 5255
Manufacturer Code: 52553111
Paper Cutting
Max Cutting Length: 520mm
Paper Size: A3 Long/A2 Short
Sheet Capacity (80gsm): 800 sheets
Sheet Capacity: 80mm

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