S Class 3 Roll Cutters

Cutting excellence for professionals

cutting excellence through an efficient and productive workflow

S Class 3 roll cutters feature first-class engineering and advanced cutting technology. The new S Class 3 series is crafted to cater to the needs of true professionals who demand nothing short of top-notch performance, pinpoint precision, and unparalleled versatility in their work. With its advanced technology, intuitive software GoSign, durable construction, and time-saving features, they surpass even the most demanding user expectations.

Advanced cutting technology for high-volume vinyl and digital print shops

The S Class 3 tangential and drag-knife cutters are the perfect choice for professionals who require performance, precision and versatility. Prepare to elevate your cutting endeavors to new heights of excellence with European craftsmanship. Place your trust in the S Class 3 cutters, and you’ll never look back. 

True Tangential Cutting Technology

The highly-engineered tangential cutting heads on the S Class 3T Series have a unique motorized knife, allowing the cutters to achieve unparalleled accuracy and precision down to the smallest details. Our True Tangential cutting technology even handles heavy sandblasts, paint masks, and reflective materials.

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Smart object sorting and paneling

The Smart Object Sorting feature is designed to select the most optimal starting point for cutting objects, every single time. In addition, the unique Smart Paneling function improves cutting accuracy and simplifies post-processing. When paneling is, e.g., set to 18in, all objects within this range are cut at once. 

Performance head functionality

The S Class 3 TC models are the most advanced cutters of the S3 Series. Their high-precision cutting head can now carry two tools at once. This allows you to cut and crease or cut and draw without changing tools. 

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OPOS alignment for smart production

The Optical Positioning System is an automated contour alignment system. The OPOS X sensor technology senses 4 to 128 marks on a wide range of materials. Now, the camera on the S Class 3 Series is more performant with even faster recognition abilities.

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Ease of use

Discover improved ease of use with a blue, green, and red-lighted status bar. Additionally, swiftly identify adjustable components by their blue color. This is complemented by a strategically placed tool tray at the back for efficient operation. The S Class 3 is also designed with a focus on ergonomics and simplicity in usage.

GoSign cutting software

The user-friendly software GoSign is your first choice cutting software, allowing you to manage your preferred workflow with great flexibility. Settings and action sets can be created and tailored according to your specific cutting jobs at any given time.

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Larger media roll

The media roll on the cutter can now handle a diameter of 7.8in and supports a roll weight of at least 45kg. This improvement is highly beneficial for print and cut applications, including laminated vinyl.

A servo-powered roll-up System 

After finishing a job, the system will roll up the artwork neatly and prepare the machine for the next one. The integrated paneling feature splits long-length runs into shorter consecutive tasks, allowing to cut complete rolls unattended and deliver the output nicely rolled-up.

Increased yield with G-performance

With G-Performance, you can boost the production on the S Class 3 roll cutters by up to 40%. Its impact is especially noticeable on a faster reading of the registration marks and when cutting wider substrates. 

 

Choose your preferred cutting technology

Select between three dynamic cutting heads

S Class 3 D series

s class 3 T series

s class 3 tc series

  • Performance Cutting Head & OPOS Camera with advanced camera optics
  • True Tangential cutting technology
  • Dual head functionality
  • More performant camera for excellent mark recognition
  • Speed, force, and accuracy

 

D SERIES - Drag Cutting head

Summa S Class 3 D Series roll cutters are specifically designed for high-volume cutting environments. They unite legendary S Class power and precision with an efficient and affordable drag knife cutting head. Boasting an astonishing array of industry-first innovations and built-in capabilities, the S3 D Series is a do-it-all dynamo with the resilience to perform day in and day out.

 

T Series - Tangential Cutting Head

The Summa S Class 3 T Series combines S Class power and precision with a state-of-the-art True Tangential cutting head. The True Tangential cutting technology with the motor-controlled knife is unique to Summa and delivers extremely precise cutting results. Therefore, its cutting performance is legendary. The T Series cuts with more force and accuracy than any cutter in its class. Coupled with an astonishing array of innovations and built-in capabilities, this cutter offers you the best in roll cutting.

 

TC Series - Performance Cutting Head & OPOS Camera

The S Class 3 TC models are equipped with the most advanced cutting head in the S Class Series. The high-precision cutting head with True Tangential Technology can now carry two tools at once, allowing you to cut and crease or cut and draw without changing tools. 

On top of that, the TC models feature an even more performant camera. Thanks to automatic data processing in the cutter instead of external software, the registration of marks is faster than ever before. Combined with our powerful True Tangential Cutting Technology and knife pressure of up to 1000 gr, these models are designed to deliver true cutting excellence.

Tech Review

The difference between Drag and Tangential cutting

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Specifications

Model

S3 75

S3 120

S3 140

S3 160

Dimensions

44.1 x 27.7 x 43.8 in

73.6 x 27.2 x 43.7 in

79.6 x 27.2 x 43.7 in

 

Media Width

2.4 to 33.0 in

4.5 to 51.1 in

6.7 to 57.0 in

6.7 to 66.1 in

Max. Working Width Oversized Mode*

29.2 in x 164 ft

47.2 in x 164 ft

53.1 in x 164 ft

 

62.2 in x 164 ft

‘Oversized’ mode allows a wider cutting area : +/- 2.8 in*

Pinch Rollers

2

3

4

4

Alignment Type

  • OPOS X - OPOS Xtra
  • OPOS CAM : Factory upgrade on new Summa S Class 3 S75T and S160T
  • Barcode job recognition
  • Up to 2 x 64 marks on the X-line
  • Y-Line compensation

Tracking Performance

Within +/- 0.004 in on plots:

  • 40 ft max. within guaranteed specifications for media less than 30 in wide*
  • 13 ft max. within guaranteed specifications for media larger than 30 in wide*

Media Thickness

0.002 in to 0.01 in / Up to 0.03 in with sandblast drag knife / Up to 0.047 in with sandblast tangential knife

Accuracy

0.2% of move or 0.010 in, whichever is greater

Speed

Up to 56 ips diagonal

Acceleration

Up to 4.25 G diagonal

Knife Pressure

Drag Knife: Up to 400 grams / Tangential Knife: Up to 1000 grams

Extra Pen or Creaser Pressure

Up to 1000 grams

Other Features

FlexCut (cutting through)

Connectivity

Ethernet, USB, WIFI

Power Requirements

100-120 / 220-240 VAC, 50/60 Hz, 85 VA maximum

Included Software

Summa GoSign Software, Summa Cutter Control / Plug-in: Illustrator, CorelDraw, MacSign

Cutting Technology

Drag Knife / Tangential knife

*In ‘Oversized’ mode the tracking performance is no longer guaranteed.