IDEAL Guillotine 5560 LT


Ideal 5560 LT Guillotine – Hydraulically operated power guillotine with Air Bed, IR Safety Curtain and Foot Treadle with false clamp plate –
  • Cut Width 550 mm
  • Cut Depth 550 mm
  • Cut Height 95 mm
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IDEAL 5560 LT Guillotine

The IDEAL 5560 LT features both a hydraulically driven blade and clamp with the addition of a full air bed giving you easier paper handling results on both the front and rear tables.

Utilising the latest technology and safety features the IDEAL 5560 LT with a cut length of 550mm and a cut height of 95mm offers outstanding performance.  The adjustable hydraulic clamp pressure enables fine adjustment, helping to prevent damage to stock when using delicate materials.  The IR safety curtain and use of the EASY CUT blade activating bars offers improved safety of operation without effecting productivity or efficiency.

Why buy the IDEAL 5560 LT

The hydraulic blade and clamp drive on the IDEAL 5560 make it a highly versatile guillotine, capable of cutting a wide variety of print work and materials.  The IR curtain means production is faster when compared to other models and the 99-program capacity and memory function further enhance efficiency.  The optical red LED cut line and side lays on the front and rear tables ensure an accurate cut.  Back gauge movement is automated in program mode enabling swift movement between cut dimensions and a manually operated and adjustable hand wheel, provides control over the back gauge when not in program mode.

Further features include the programmable EJECT function – for pushing out the paper and a self-diagnostic system with error indication on display.  Blade made of high quality HSS steel.  Hydraulic swing cut for high cutting precision.  Die-cast aluminium blade carrier and adjustable blade guides.  Aluminium clamp bar. Adjustable blade depth.  Sturdy cast iron machine frame.  Movable on castors.

Optional set of side tables (left and right) available.

Key Features:

  • Hydraulic Cut
  • Hydraulic clamp
  • Front and rear Air Tables
  • Adjustable clamp pressure
  • False clamp plate with pre-clamping foot treadle
  • IR Safety Curtain
  • 7″ Touch screen control panel
  • 99 Program memory with repeat cut function
  • Power back gauge electronic handwheel
  • Red LED cut line indicators
  • White LED lights on front table for lighting up work area
  • 95 mm Cutting Height
  • 550mm cut length


Frequently used for:

  • Cutting print to required size
  • Digital print
  • Posters
  • Business cards
  • Stationery
  • Leaflets
  • Flyers
  • Delicate papers
  • Posters
  • Postcards
  • Spine trimming for scanning
  • Trimming books up to 95 mm thick


  • Blade
  • Cut sticks
  • Jog block
  • Magnetic clamp pads

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IDEAL Guillotine 5560 LT

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