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Duplo PFI Blade B3+ Digital Cutting Table

  • On-demand fully automated digital cutting table
  • Enables short-run die cutting applications
  • Cuts paper, card, plastic board, PVC Board, PU, cardboard, fibrous board, rubber sheets, laminated card
  • Creates bespoke products and packaging
  • PC Controller with unique PFI Connect software
  • Uses standard file formats from Illustrator, inDesign, Corel Draw as well as JPG & PDF’s
  • Comes with 3 standard tools for through cutting, kiss cut and creasing
  • CCD Registration camera reads QR codes and automatically loads the data from memory
  • Reliable vacuum feeder with gantry
  • Vacuum conveyor secures your media during the cutting process
  • 100mm feeder capacity for uninterrupted production
  • Very Economical to Run
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Alliance Package Included

The Duplo PFI Blade B3+ is the perfect cost-effective solution for a variety of finishing requirements. Such as adhesive sheets, specially shaped greeting cards, invitations, wedding stationery, bespoke packaging, tags and more. Specially designed for the short-run on-demand production printer, the PFI Blade will increase productivity and profitability.

The PFI Blade enables you to Cut, Kiss Cut, Die Cut and Crease in a variety of paper and card stocks up to 1.3mm thick and sheet sizes up to 600 x 400mm.

Superior Speed and Accuracy of the PFI Blade

During operation, the CCD registration system will read the QR code and automatically pull up he matching cutting file on the PFi Connect Software. The CCD also reads the registration marks to correct any image shift and ensures accurate finishing. The PFI Blade can cut and crease a folding carton on stock up to 400 gsm in between 15-45 Seconds, depending on the complexity of the carton design.

Unique PFI Blade Connect Software

The PFI Blade Connect software which is exclusive to the Duplo PFi Blade will Automate your Cut and Crease workflows. Allowing quick changes of order for your cutting and creasing which ensures optimum performance. Furthermore, the PFi Blade Connect software has been specifically designed to enable the automation of individual processes in the workflow. Assisting with simple tool configuration and enables a rapid build up of your tool configuration library for enhanced automation.

Universal Tool Holder

The PFi Blade comes with four cutting tools and a scoring wheel as standard. Up to 3 tools can be added into the cutting head at any one time. Set them to cut intricate shapes, kiss cut labels, stickers and score fold lines to avoid toner cracking on packaging and folded pieces.

The flexibility and wide array of functionality on the Universal Cutting Head means that there is no need for costly manufacture of traditional cutting dies which not only saves time but also makes short run On-demand die cutting applications viable for all businesses.

Why Duplo?

Duplo is a Japanese company which was established in 1951. Manufacturing one of the first duplicators in the print industry. In 1959, Duplo got its name “Duplo” coming from the word “Duplicator”. Duplo is now the leading supplier of print finishing equipment in the world having launched over 50 product ranges.

Today Duplo is dedicated to turning paper into great communication, pushing the boundaries of what’s possible with printed media. Duplo lead the world in the field of Multi Function Finishing Machines with the DC618, DC648 & DC746. Duplo were the first to bring this style of machine to market with the latest evolutions offering incredible performance and automation. Their booklet making ranges are just as impressive, starting with the entry level DBM150 through to the iSaddle systems, a solution for every requirement.

5 Reasons to Buy a Duplo PFI Blade B3+

  • Brings digital die cutting capabilities in-house
  • Open up new lucrative revenue streams
  • PFI Connect software makes operation simple, automated & fast
  • Compatible with Adobe Illustrator & InDesign streamlining your workflow from design to finish
  • Unattended operation

Typical Applications – Duplo PFI Blade B3+

  • Die cutting
  • Kiss Cutting
  • Shaped Greeting Cards
  • Shaped Invitations & Stationery
  • Tags
  • Bespoke packaging
  • Labels
  • Direct Mail Pieces
  • Maximum Sheet Size (W x L) – 400 x 600mm
  • Minimum Sheet Size (W x L) – 210 x 297mm
  • Paper Type – Uncoated, Coated & Laminated
  • Input Paper Weight – Up to 1.3mm thick
  • Feeder Capacity – 100mm
  • Feeder Type – Vacuum fed with clamps on overhead gantry
  • Feeder Speed – 800mm per second
  • Productivity – 30-45 seconds per 355.6 x 508mm sheet
  • Tools – Cut through knife, kiss cut knife, scoring wheel
  • Cutting System – Digital signal platform
  • Cutting Tolerance – +/-0.3mm
  • Blade – Tungsten steel
  • File Formats – Ai, EPS, Jpg, PDF, Ps, Dxf
  • Controller – Touchscreen PC with Duplo PFI Connect Software
  • Memory – Unlimited with PC Controller
  • Dimensions (W x D x H) – 1,920 x 790 x 1,060mm
  • Net Weight – 270kgs
  • Power Consumption – 4Kw
  • Power Requirement – 230V, 50Hz – 20A Single Phase 3 Pin Plug

Introducing our unique Alliance Package. Our support does not cease once we make the sale or agree on a deal. At AfterPrint Ltd we are unique; our aim is to develop long-term business relationships that ensure you return to buy again when the time comes.

To ensure we are offering the most comprehensive package all of our Digital Finishing Solutions come complete with our unique Alliance Service Package. This package ensures your new purchase is taken care of correctly from day 1 and throughout your ownership of the product, to do this we include:


  • A Pre-Delivery Inspection is conducted on every machine prior to shipment
  • A site survey will be conducted prior to shipping to ensure the delivery goes smoothly
  • Specialist instrument logistics companies with freight insurance are used for delivery
  • All deliveries are completed with Tail-Lift equipped vehicles & a minimum two-person team
  • Customers are offered suitable timed delivery slots with a 2 Hour delivery window


  • Our Installation Team will arrive at an agreed time to complete the installation (Normally on the same day as the delivery unless otherwise specified)
  • The installation team will complete a thorough check of all processes and operations of the machine against the PDI checklist
  • If the machine has been split into smaller components for delivery, the installation team will re-build the machine onsite
  • Standard installation is ground floor with direct access, splitting the machine and re-building will not incur extra charges
  • Installations required on upper floors will require lift access or extra charges will be incurred. All charges will be made clear and agreed upon before the installation date.


  • Training will be conducted by our trained and certified Specialist Training Team
  • Training includes Best Working Practices for Safe Operation, General Operation, Job Programming, Software operation
  • All trained operatives will be issued with an official training certificate from our Certified Trainers (Certificates are created and posted within 7-10 days of training completion)
  • Training is completed in small groups of up to three people maximum
  • Training is normally completed on the same day as the installation

12 Month Manufacturer Warranty

  • Manufacturer Warranty on all parts from the date of installation
  • All Manufacturer warranties do not include labour, travel or identifying of parts (See Service Section)

12 Month Alliance Service Benefits

  • 20% Discount on All Parts (Discount will be taken from Standard UK Sales Price of each Part)
  • Direct Technical Team Access on the first phone call to discuss the fault (this will speed up any part requirements and offer a solution if possible that the operator can implement)
  • Guaranteed next day appointment for an engineer to be onsite (Technical team will allocate during the initial phone conversation and confirm)
  • Technical Team will identify if parts could be needed to resolve the issue, parts will be dispatched the same day so the engineer can meet parts on-site and perform the repair
  • Parts will only be requested for payment once the parts are fitted and the machine is operational (All parts will be paid on account)
  • 3 Month Warranty on all parts we fit (Manufacturer standard warranty is 30 days)
  • No Call-Out Charges for Emergency Calls
  • No Travel Charges for Emergency Calls
  • No Labour Charges (Includes all-time on-site under normal contract conditions)
  • 2 Preventative Maintenance visits per annum
  • Call out priority given to customers on an agreement (Contracts will take precedence over an Ad-Hoc call out)
  • Unlimited Emergency Call Outs – Within reason, Excludes intentional damage
  • Free Technical Advice on how to set up machinery or complete certain tasks

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