Summa unveils a new size of their F Series flatbed finishing systems: the F1832

Summa Press Release / For immediate release 07/02/2018

Summa nv, a leading company in the manufacturing of high-quality cutting plotters, announces the introduction of its new size of F Series flatbed finishing system, the F1832.

The F1832, is largely based on the proven technology of Summa’s F Series flatbed systems. Unsurpassed cutting quality, utmost durability and maximum tool modularity within a userfriendly working operation are only a few of the key features of the renowned Summa F Series, all of which can be found in the F1832. With this new size Summa plans to further develop its business in different innovation markets.

Strengthen Summa’s presence in different industries

With a working area of 184 cm wide the F1832 flatbed system is ideal to process popular material widths in order to meet customer demands and thus provide the digital printing industry with a robust finishing solution. This way, once again, the F Series expands its range of industries. The F1832’s working area is a perfect match for popular sizes, such as 150 cm wide roll material and 152 x 304 cm rigid board material. Summa’s F Series is known for cutting a wide range of substrates and sizes with its extended range of tools and modules, which fit on all the F Series sizes available. This additional size in the F Series range will fulfil every popular demand. Combine this with the productive durability of Summa’s rotary tool and the F1832 is ready to conquer also the textile market with the ability to cut the popular textile size of 183 cm.

Mr Geert Pierloot, Summa’s Business and Development Manager, explains: “Thanks to the F1832’s added ability to cut popular sizes of roll material, rigid board material and textiles we can easily conclude the multifunctional use of the F1832 make it the ideal workhorse to offer numerous high-end cut solutions within the sign making, textile and digital print industries. Moreover, a large number of available features and add-ons on the F1832, such as the standard conveyor, ADC, Tandem Mode, camera system, etc. further expand the capabilities of the F1832 and lead to a substantial increase of productivity”.

Increase productivity

With the F1832 you will be able to implement the advantages of a Summa machine into your workflow. You can use Summa’s F Series features, such as the tandem mode and vacuum zones, to the fullest with the newest size F1832. This will unquestionably give your overall workflow a significant productivity boost and add to the user-friendliness of your Summa machine. You will be able to eliminate idle periods and optimize the usage of the machine for both large and smaller jobs without compromise.

Added flexibility

The included feature, the Automated Depth Control (ADC), is a handy tool to simplify bit, tool and knife changes, which will avoid operator errors to a minimum. When starting up the machine after a tool change, the ADC measures all installed tools accurately to detect any changes and thus ensures optimal settings are always used. With the ADC Summa enables its customers to realize fast tool changes, which will add flexibility to their overall workflow and which will enhance the user-friendliness, quality and productivity of the flatbed cutter to the fullest.

Fespa Berlin 2018

The new F1832 flatbed system will be showcased, amongst other Summa products, during the Fespa Berlin show, which takes place from the 15th until the 18th of May 2018. Summa welcomes everyone to their booth B21 in hall 4.2, where various demonstrations will be given on their wide range of Summa products.


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Every day, for more than 3 decades, Summa delivers the world's highest-quality vinyl and contour cutters, finishing flatbeds and laser cutters without compromise. Summa provides cutting edge solutions for the printing, signage, display, apparel and packaging industries. Summa’s global headquarters is located in Gistel, Belgium and can be reached by calling +32 59 27 00 11 or at