PLOTTER CUTTING SERVICES
Our plotter cutting facilities have grown to become a core part of our business. Plotter cutters, also known as sample tables, computerized cutting tables or cnc tables, offer the accuracy of die cutting but without the need to separately manufacture a cutting forme.
Plotter tables are a type of CNC cutter that use a motorized arm to perform cuts and creases based on a supplied computer file. They work with an amazingly broad range of materials and can be fitted with a host of different tools to even further expand their utility.
Typically plotter tables are used for many of the same products as die cutting but are often preferred for small or test production runs where the construction of a cutting forme may not be worth the costs. When developing a cutting forme we will often initially test the design using the plotter tables, allowing us to show the client how the final product will work. This is why they are sometimes referred to as sample tables.
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One of the best aspects of our plotter cutting facilities is the very low setup time. This makes it the perfect choice for producing samples before commiting to a larger production run using die cutting or other methods of manufacturing.
Our plotter cutting tables are all capable of swapping in a variety of different tools to suit special requirements. Pen tools can be equipped to draw out patterns on materials, often used for patch up sheets. Bezel cutters allow for unique creations using thick materials such as Xanitaboard. Oscilating blade functions allow for the cutting of tougher materials such as alubond or rubber.
If your product already has CAD files our designers can take these and prepare them for use on the plotter tables.
If you have a general plan for what you’d like to create but aren’t sure about the specifics, our designers can help you create all kinds of original designs for displays, stands, packaging and more.
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For especially hard or thick plastics, wood or metals we recommend you use our laser or router cnc facilities.
Our manufacturing facilities are capable of making all kinds of products using a wide variety of materials.
If you'd like to see some great examples of products we've made, please have a look at our gallery on the main Manufacturing page by clicking the button below.