IDEAL Guillotine 5560


Ideal 5560 Guillotine – Fully hydraulic power guillotine for the digital and B3 print markets. Adjustable clamp pressure, foot treadle and IR Safety Curtain as standard –
  • 550 mm Cut Width
  • 550 mm Cut Depth
  • 95 mm Cut Height
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IDEAL 5560 Guillotine

The IDEAL 5560 features both a hydraulically driven blade and clamp.  Employing the latest technology and safety features the IDEAL 5560 with a cut length of 550mm and a cut height of 95mm offers outstanding performance.  The adjustable hydraulic clamp pressure enables fine adjustment, meaning that even the most delicate stocks can be cut without damaging the stock.  The IR safety curtain coupled with the EASY CUT blade activating bars offer greater safety of operation and improve efficiency and productivity.

Why buy the IDEAL 5560

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 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.  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.
The IDEAL 5560 is also available as the LT model which adds a full air bed on both the front and rear tables.

Key Features:

  • Hydraulic Cut
  • Hydraulic Clamp
  • 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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