Summa F Series Flatbed Finishing Systems

An award-winning finishing solution for producing innovative signage, displays, samples, packaging applications, and more. With an ever-increasing arsenal of tools and optional add-ons, this is the breakthrough cutting solution you’ve been dreaming about.

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Summa F Series Flatbed Cutter

Revolutionise your production workflow

With the F series, Summa launches a completely new cutting product line based on the expertise gained from over 30 years building the world's finest cutting plotters. These advanced engineered flatbed cutting tables are designed for cutting and finishing sheet and rigid materials, as well as roll stock. Up to three tools can be inserted at any one time into the multi-module tool holder. Changing tools is quick and easy thanks to an innovative single screw fastening system. Automatic tool recognition, combined with digital and mechanical depth and pressure control, ensures precision cutting on a wide range of materials.

The F Series base unit comes as standard equipped with a drag knife module and Summa's revolutionary optical camera marker recognition system for unbeatable contour cutting accuracy. Multiple media-handling options assure optimum efficiency whether cutting printed flexible or rigid substrates. An ever-increasing arsenal of optional add-ons further expand the capabilities of the F-Series, allowing for a custom-tailored machine perfectly matched to fit your specific workflow.

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Automatic tool recognition

Automatic tool recognition

Changing tools is quick and easy. Automatic tool recognition, combined with digital and mechanical depth and/or press control ensures precision cutting on a wide variety of materials.

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Safe media loading and unloading

Easy and safe media loading and unloading

The powerful vacuum pump with sound absorber holds the material steady in place during the job. Moreover, by blowing under the material that floats over the table, the electronic switching valve makes loading and unloading a child's play. 

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Handles all materials

Multiple material handling options ensure optimum workflow for roll, sheet and board material. Pneumatically driven media advance clamps hold the material down while pulling it forward in order to work continuously in panels or multiple jobs.

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Pneumatically driven media advance clamps

Multi-functional head

On the multi-functional head, three modules can be mounted with a single screw system. Each module has an ID which is automatically recognised when the module is installed.

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Multi-function head

What ArtSystems are saying

‘We wanted to demonstrate not just the wide range of applications that the F Series can handle but also at the same time reinforce the Summa reputation for excellent manufacturing quality. The fact that we ran the F Series totally trouble-free for 24 hours straight we think proves that.’

Andrew Edwards, Sign & Display Divisional Manager

Available Tools

Kiss Cut Tool Single Edge Cutout Tool Double Edge Cutout Tool Heavy Duty Cutout Tool Creasing Tools Electronic Oscillating Tool V Cut Tools Pneumatic Oscillating Tool
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8

  1. Kiss Cut Tool
  2. Single Edge Cutout Tool
  3. Double Edge Cutout Tool
  4. Heavy Duty Cutout Tool
  5. Creasing Tools (available in 5 different creasing radius)
  6. Electronic Oscillating Tool
  7. V Cut Tools (available in 5 different cutting angles)
  8. Pneumatic Oscillating Tool

Available Modules

Drag Module Tangential Module Rotary Module Routing Module HF Routing Module
1 2 3 4 5

  1. Tangential Module
  2. Drag Module
  3. Rotary Module
  4. Routing Module
  5. HF Routing Module


  Summa F1612 Flatbed Finishing Solution Summa F1330 Flatbed Finishing Solution Summa F2630 Flatbed Finishing Solution
Model Summa F1612 Logo Summa F1330 Logo Summa F2630 Logo
Dimensions 2360mm x 2140mm x 1100mm
(without roll support)
2140mm x 4100mm x 1220mm
(without roll support)
3490mm x 4100mm x 1220mm
(without roll support)
Cutting Area 1600mm x 1200mm
Up to 50m long in multi panel
1290m x 3050mm
Up to 50m long in multi panel
2650mm x 3050mm
Up to 50m in multi panel
Media Width Up to 1650mm Up to 1340mm Up to 2700mm
Multi Panel 1 5m
Repeatability Within +/- 0.05mm on plots
Accuracy 0.05% of move or 0.05mm, whichever is greater
Speed Up to 1000mm / sec
Acceleration Up to 1G
Clearance 2 50mm
Maximum Allowed Forces Vertical: 200 Newton, Horizontal: 200 Newton
Maximum Table Load 50kg/m2
Connectivity USB
Requirements 3 Phase 208V+N or 3 Phase 230V or 3 Phase 400V+N
Weight 500kg 1500kg 1800kg
Warranty 2 years onsite warranty
Standard Accessories Drag Knife Module, Conveyor System, Roll-Feed System, Safety Beam System, Pneumatic Pack, wireless controller w/ charger, standard 36° blade holder, 1 standard blade, 1 fiber-tip pen, hex screwdriver (4mm), hex screwdriver (2.5mm), USB cable (3 meter), USB extension cable (0.5 meter), media guide flanges (set of 2), CD w/ manuals and drivers.
Optional Accessories Tangential Knife Module, F Series Routing System, Routing System, HF Routing System, Electronic Oscillating Tool, Pneumatic Oscillating Tool, Kiss Cutting Tool, Single Edge Cutout Tool, Double Edge Cutout Tool, Heavy Duty Cutout Tool, Creasing Tools, V-Cut Tools, SummaFlex™, SummaFlex Pro™ production software; Automated Depth Control (ADC), basket (F1612), extension tables (F1612), roll-up (F1612).
  1 Media clamps and roll feed and / or conveyor belt system are required
2 Distance between vacuum table and Y beam. Not taking into account the thickness of the cutting matt or conveyor belt