Challenge Spartan 185AEP Powered Cutter - Programmable - 18-1/2" - CMC-185AEP

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18-1/2" programmable, fully-automatic electric cutter w/ 3" cutting height capacity. High-quality manufacturing from Challenge Machinery that is built to last!
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The Spartan 185AEP is a 18-1/2" fully-automatic cutter that has an electric cutting blade and automatic paper clamp. The machine is programmable and includes operator-friendly soft key menu prompts for simple programming. Includes 20 programs with up to 20 cuts per program. The 185AEP is an economical solution for lower volume cutting environments such as professional offices, copy centers, in-plant printers, and on-demand digital print providers. Capitalizing on Challenge's time-proven expertise in manufacturing paper cutters, the Spartan 185 is engineered and manufactured to the highest of safety standards available. Features Include:

  • Electric Powered Cutting  1-1/2HP gear drive motor.
  • Electric Powered Clamping  generates over 3,000 lbs. (1,360 kg) of clamping force.
  • Independent clamping function for clamp only operation.
  • Automatic Backgauge Control
  • LED Digital Backgauge Position Indicator with ±0.01" (±0.1mm) backgauge accuracy - provides for easier operator interface, higher productivity, and easier repeatable accuracy than a hard to read indicator on a scale as is used with other brands.
  • Laser Red LED Cut Line Light - produces a bright easy to see cut line.
  • Safe - two-hand push button controls and front and rear table safety shields.
  • Auto-Releasing Front Safety Shield - automatically pops open after each cut cycle is completed. This unique benefit eliminates the need for the operator to manually lift the front shield in order to retrieve or adjust the stock after a cut providing increased productivity and operator ease-of-use.
  • Heavy-Duty steel, cast iron, and cast aluminum construction gives the cutter "Challenge" durability.
  • UHMW Gibs on front and back of knife bar require zero maintenance and have lifetime durability.
  • Eliminates lubricant on knife bar that can spoil stock.
  • Maintenance Free  the LED cut-line light and UHMW Gibs result in the SPARTAN 185 being virtually maintenance-free with lifetime durability.
  • Warranty: 1-Year Defective Parts 
  • Weight700 lbs.

Spartan 185A Semi-Automatic Cutter Specifications
Cutting Width 18-1/2"
Cutting Height 3"
Narrow Cut 1"
Cutting Length behind Knife 17.5"
Table Length in front of Knife 13"
Electrical 120V, 60 Hz, 20 Amp
Dimensions (w/stand) 32-1/4" W x 52.3/4" H x 41" D


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