Ideal 5560 Guillotine


Ideal 5560 Guillotine


Ideal 5560 Guillotine with Side Tables. Newest model with 7" Touchscreen Control. In showroom condition having completed just 8000 cuts. Supplied with new Ideal tool kit, blade holder and jogger block.

Provided new and first installed in March 2019, this guillotine has come from an NHS implant having had minimal use. The guillotine has been regularly serviced since installation and is in perfect working and cosmetic condition. The guillotine will be supplied with a Health & Safety check before delivery.

The Ideal 5560 is a 55cm professional guillotine with hydraulic blade and clamp drive, EASY-CUT, programmable power backgauge with touch pad and IR light beam safety curtain on the front table. 

The Ideal 5560 is a highly professional guillotine with a hydraulic blade & clamp drive, 7” touch pad and infra red light beam for safety. Taking command of some of the latest technological developments in the guillotine industry, the Ideal 5560 guillotine is far superior to many of its similar commercial models. What sets these guillotine apart is the hydraulic operation of the knife and clamp system, enabling precise cuts and adjustments while maintaining the finish of the print and reducing the chance of damage. It is ideal for digital paper stocks, with similar models struggling in this area.

Ideal 5560 Guillotine features:


The light beam safety curtain in the working area of this professional guillotines ensures the highest level of safety and cutting convenience.


Extremely convenient: Electronic, programmable control module for the power backgauge with multi-lingual touch pad. 99 programs with 99 steps in each program can be stored.


Ideal for manual backgauge positioning, the electronic hand wheel has infinitely variable speed control from very slow to very fast.


A cut can be executed conveniently by means of the patented EASY-CUT blade activating bars, which guarantee a safe two-hand operation.


Safe and convenient blade change without removing covers. Blade changing device covers cutting edge of blade to protect the operator.

Product characteristics:

Hydraulic blade and clamp drive. Equipped with the new, patented EASY-CUT blade activating bars for convenient and safe cutting. Comprehensive SCS safety package: IR light beam safety curtain on the front table; safety cover on the rear table; lockable main switch; electronically controlled true two-hand operation; 24 volt controls (low voltage); safety drive; automatic blade and clamp return from every position; blade changing device with covered cutting edge; blade depth adjustment from the outside of the machine; easy blade and cutting stick change from the front of the machine without removing covers. Foot pedal for pre-clamping or as mechanical cutting line indicator. Optical cutting line with bright and durable LEDs. Electric backgauge drive with touch pad for easy setting, multilingual operator guidance and digital display. Measurement readout in cm or inches (display accurate to 1/10 mm or 1/100 inch). 99 programs with 99 steps in each program (up to 15 repeat cuts can be integrated into a program as one single program step). Program runs automatically. 10-button key pad for presetting of measurement. Integrated calculator. Pre-programmed measurements for standard paper sizes. Programmable keys for quick setting of frequently needed measurements. Memory key for repeat cuts. Automatic SET function for reference measurement via start button. Programmable EJECT function - for pushing out the paper. Self-diagnostic system with error indication on display. Electronic hand wheel for manual backgauge positioning with infinitely variable speed control (from very slow to very fast). Three-step front table illumination (LEDs). Adjusting knob for infinitely variable clamp pressure (min. 200 / max. 1100 daN) and pressure gauge. False clamp plate for delicate work. Solid front table made of die-cast aluminium with stainless steel worktops. 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. Complete with practical tool holder and stacking angle. 


Cutting length550mm
Cutting height95mm/92mm (with false clamp)
Narrow cut32mm/60mm (with false clamp)
Table depth570mm
Clamp and CutHydraulic
Control panel7" Touchscreen
Power supply230v/50Hz
Dimensions(H)1370mm x (D)1400mm x (W)1070mm or 1630mm with Side Tables
Machine weight369kg or 386kg with Side Tables