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Used Duplo PFI Blade B3+ Digital Cutting Table

  • 2.5 Years Old
  • Immaculate Condition
  • 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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£10,995.00 ex VAT

£13,194.00 inc VAT


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We have available this used/pre-owned Veloblade VB64/Duplo PFI Blade B3+ which we are selling on behalf of its owner who has recently upgraded to a larger machine. The model we have has been upgraded to work with the Optiscout/Duplo PFI Connect software making it simple to run. We have upgraded both the PC and the relevant firmware in the machine and touch screen to reflect the newer Connect Software making it ready to go for its new owner.

The machine is just over 2.5 years old but has been a backup to the larger machine for the past 12-months so basically been in storage for just over 12 Months. We have stripped and cleaned the machine inside and out to ensure it is in perfect working order ready for the new owner.

It comes complete with:

  • Duplo PFI Blade B3+ Machine
  • Adjustable Catch Table for completed work
  • PFI Connect Software
  • Dell PC with Monitor, Keyboard & Mouse
  • External Silent Compressor for Feed Table
  • Internal Vane Compressor for Table Vacuum
  • Duplo Instruction Manuals
  • Spare Cutting Blades & Creasing Discs (All new & ununsed)

As we are selling on behalf of our customer the machine will be sold as seen. We can ship the machine to any UK Location, extra charges will apply, or you can collect the machine from our Offices in Warrington, Cheshire. We can demonstrate the machine working prior to purchase too if needed.

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

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