Graphtec FC8600 series

Graphtec FC8600 Series - Cutting Plotters

Graphtec FC8600 series
  • 5 Widths available from 610mm to 1662mm
  • Built-in Tangential emulation for smaller text and thicker medias
  • Built in ARMS for contour and die cutting
  • Guaranteed tracking distance of up to 15 metres
  • USB, Serial & Ethernet Interfaces as standard
  • Includes stand and catch basket on all models
  • 3 Years On-site warranty via Graphtec GB
  • Free plug-in for Mac or PC included as standard
Model FC8600-60 FC8600-75 FC8600-100 FC8600-130 FC8600-160
CPU 32-bit CPU
Configuration Grit rolling type
Drive method Digital servo drive
Max. cutting area (W x L) (*1) 610 mm x 50 m 762 mm x 50 m 1067 mm x 50 m 1372 mm x 50 m 1626 mm x 50 m
Cutting area of guaranteed accuracy (*2) 590 mm x 15 m 742 mm x 15 m 1043 mm x 10 m, 894 mm x 15 m 1342 mm x 10 m, 894 mm x 15 m 1603 mm x 10 m, 894 mm x 15 m
Mountable media width Min. 50 mm
Max. 770 mm
Min. 50 mm
Max. 920 mm
Min. 50 mm
Max. 1224 mm
Min. 50 mm
Max. 1529 mm
Min. 50 mm
Max. 1850 mm
Max. cross cut width 734 mm 886 mm 1191 mm 1496 mm 1750 mm
Number of push rollers 2 rollers 2 rollers 3 rollers 3 rollers 4 rollers
Max. cutting speed 1485 mm/s at 45° direction
Axial acceleration Max. 39.2 m/s2 (4 G) in 8 steps
Cutting force Max. 5.88 N (600 gf) in 48 steps
Mechanical resolution 0.005 mm
Programmable resolution GP-GL: 0.1 / 0.05 / 0.025 / 0.01 mm, HP-GL™: 0.025 mm
Distance accuracy (*2) Max. 0.1 mm or 0.1 % of plotted length
Repeatability (*2) Max. 0.1 mm in plot up to 2 m (excluding the expansion and contraction of the media)
Minimum character size Approx. 3 mm alphanumeric (varies depending on character font and media)
Mountable number of tools 1 tool (cutting blade, plotting pen or pouncing tool) in standard;
2 tools (cutting blade and plotting pen) when second penholder (optional) is installed
Blade types Supersteel (0.9 mm or 1.5 mm diameter)
Pen types Water-based fiber-tip pen, Oil-based ballpoint pen
Pouncing tool type Steel pin 1.2 mm diameter, required optional pouncing tool (PPA 33-TP12)
Media types (*3) Self-adhesive marking film (vinyl, fluorescent, reflective, high-intensity reflective film) up to 0.25 mm thick,
Sandblast resist rubber up to 1 mm thick
Compatible paper for pouncing Regular paper from 0.06 to 0.13 mm thick
Light pointer Built into the tool carriage
Cross-cutter Built into the tool carriage
Perforation cutting Supported (performed by force control)
Registration mark sensing system Scans the mark by optical sensor (ARMS5.0), Segment area and Multiple-mark compensation, 4-points axis alignment, Auto mark detect
Standard interface USB2.0 (High speed), RS-232C, and Ethernet (10BASE-T/100BASE-TX)
Buffer memory 2 MB
Command sets GP-GL / HP-GL™ emulation (Set by menu or command, and selects from GP-GL, HP-GL™, or Auto select)
Condition settings Dual configuration (save two (2) user settings with eight (8) separate condition setting for each user)
Display Graphic type LCD (3-inch, backlight)
Power source 100 V to 240 V AC, 50 / 60 Hz
Power consumption Max. 160 VA
Operating environment 10 to 35 °C, 35 to 75 % R.H. (non-condensing)
Guaranteed accuracy environment 16 to 32 °C, 35 to 70 % R.H. (non-condensing)
External dimensions (W x D x H) Approx. 1128 x 715 x 1219 mm Approx. 1278 x 715 x 1219 mm Approx. 1578 x 715 x 1219 mm Approx. 1878 x 715 x 1219 mm Approx. 2138 x 715 x 1219 mm
Weight Approx. 38 kg
including stand
Approx. 42 kg
including stand
Approx. 46 kg
including stand
Approx. 50 kg
including stand
Approx. 59 kg
including stand
Included software (*4) Windows driver, Plotter controller, Graphtec Pro Studio (*5),
Cutting Master 4, Graphtec Studio for Mac
Compatible OS (*4) Windows 10 / 8.1 / 8 / 7
Mac OS 10.7 to 10.12
Compatible Standards UL60950-1, cUL, CE mark (Low voltage and EMC), KC mark (Low voltage and EMC)
FCC-A, EN55022-A
  • *1 When the 2nd pen holder is installed, the maximum cutting width is changed. (FC8600-60: 601 mm, FC8600-75: 753 mm, FC8600-100: 1053 mm, FC8600-130: 1352 mm, FC8600-160: 1613 mm)
  • *2 Operated with Graphtec specified media and conditions. In long-length cutting, the basket is used.
  • *3 When some grades of high-intensity reflective film is used, the using CB15UA/CB15UA-K30 blade and reinforcing the backing sheet of the media are recommended.
  • *4 For more information about compatibility of the OS or application software, please check the Graphtec website or contact your local representative of Graphtec.
  • *5 The software can be used by downloading from Graphtec website.
  • * Information from April 3, 2017.

Standard accessories

Item Q'ty Description
Power cord 1 The type of cord is different by destination
Cutting blade holder 1 PHP33-CB09N-HS
Cutting blade 1 CB09UB
Fiber-tip pen holder 1 PHP31-FIBER
Water-based fiber-tip pen 1 KF700-BK (black ink)
Stand 1 Parts kit of stand
Media stocker 1 Set of stock rollers and mounting brackets (Installed on the stand)
Basket PG0039 1 Parts kit for FC8600-60
PG0040 Parts kit for FC8600-75
PG0041 Parts kit for FC8600-100
PG0042 Parts kit for FC8600-130
PG0043 Parts kit for FC8600-160
USB cable 1 Cable for USB2.0, 2.9m long
DVD-ROM 1 User manual (PDF format), Windows driver, Software (Plotter controller, Graphtec Studio, Cutting Master 3)
Manual 2 Quick start and safety guide

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