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Formax Cut-True 31H Hydraulic Guillotine Paper Cutter

Formax Cut-True 31H Paper Cutter

The Formax Cut-True 31H Hydraulic Guillotine Paper Cutter features a hydraulic blade and clamp drive for true two-shift operation, and rugged heavy-duty construction for precision cutting of paper stacks up to 28” wide and up to 4” high. User-friendly features include a color touchscreen control panel, automatically-adjusting back gauge, an internal light to illuminate the cutting area, and the capacity to program up to 100 jobs/100 cuts.

Operation is simple using the color touchscreen for programming and selecting jobs. The foot-pedal pre-clamp and bright LED Cutting Line work together allowing operators to see exactly where the blade will cut and to make fine adjustments. Electronically-controlled two-hand operation engages the hardened steel blade for crisp, accurate cuts, every time. Cutting accuracy is 0.1mm on maximum paper stacks. The electronic back gauge switch allows users to fine tune the position for accurate cuts.

The Cut-True 31H features an anti-friction ball deck with air-assist and extra-large side tables, making it easier for operators to maneuver large paper stock. The hydraulic clamp pressure is easily adjusted using the pressure gauge knob, to provide the best clamp possible for different paper weights and stack heights. A removable false clamp is included to minimize the risk of marking sensitive paper stock or perfect bound books. It can be easily removed to decrease the minimum cut length to 1.18”, and stored within the machine when not in use.

Standard safety features include dual-button operation and an infrared safety curtain which immediately stops operation if the light plane is interrupted. The Cut-True 31H also includes a lock with key, blade lock, automatic blade return from any position, a blade change safety tool, and a wooden paper push for safe alignment.

The Cut-True 31H is ideal for transforming large sheets into brochures, invitations, business cards, and more, with crisp, accurate cuts, and is a welcome addition to digital print shops and in-plant finishing operations.

Standard Features

Operating Features

Safety Features


Technical Specifications

Cutting Action: Dual-button hydraulic
Maximum Cutting Width: 28.7” (730mm)
Maximum Paper Stack Height: 3.94” (100mm)
Programmable Jobs: Up to 100 programs with up to 100 steps each
Length Behind Blade: 26.5” (673mm)
Length in Front of Blade: 25” (635mm)
Minimum Cut w/False Clamp: 2.36” (60mm)
Minimum Cut w/o False Clamp: 1.18” (30mm)
Table Size:
72.75” W x 25.125” D (1848 x 638mm) with standard side tables
43.12” W x 21.125” D (1095 x 537mm) without standard side tables
Clamp Style: Automatic, hydraulic
Hydraulic Clamp Pressure: 700 - 4,500 psi (49 - 316 kg/cm2)
Back Gauge Adjustment: Fully programmable using touchscreen, accurate to 0.1mm
Blade Change Safety Tool: Included
Dimensions: 73” W x 69” D x 56.9” H (1857mm W x 1754mm D x 1445mm H)
Weight: 1,323lbs. (600kg)
Power Supply: 208V, 60Hz, 30A dedicated line, NEMA L6-30P

Additional Information

Formax Cut-True 31H Brochure