i-Cut Suite

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OVERVIEW

Sign printing software to streamline your workflow!

Eliminate errors, save time and reduce waste with i-cut Suite. i-cut Suite is a collection of pre-production software targeted specifically at users of large format digital printers and/or digital finishing systems.

 

Eliminate bottlenecks

i-cut Suite tackles all bottlenecks in your workflow. From preflighting PDF files, preparing graphics, creating layouts, to printing, and finishing in perfect registration. i-cut Suite streamlines every step of the way.

 

Automate your workflow

i-cut Automate allows you to automate your entire prepress production process. Preflighting PDF files, preparing graphics, creating layouts, it is all done automatically by the server.

Through Mac or PC clients, operators can easily monitor the workflow. Users can intervene when necessary through a comprehensive job status list. Jobs are processed automatically, freeing operators from repetitive tasks.

 

Sign printing software

A sign printing or large format printing workflow has its own set of issues and bottlenecks. The i-cut software tackles these issues with a set of modules that fit any signage printing workflow, no matter what brand of press you’re working with.

The i-cut Suite offers everything you expect from sign printing software:  from preflighting incoming jobs, over optimized sign layouts, to enhanced cutting accuracy with visual registration. Adding grommets? Not a problem! Accurate front to back signage printing? Not an issue! Tiling large format graphics for trucks or store windows? The i-cut Suite has all the dedicated functionality on board.

 

Cutting plotter software for signage

Whether you are printing signage on large format printers or finishing signs on smaller cutter.The i-cut sign cutting software has all the tools to ensure that you maximize the sheet layout and reduce your material costs.

 

i-cut Suite is the perfect solution for sign printing

A lot of people are using Adobe Illustrator to preprare jobs before they are sent to the printer. Why not use dedicated sign printing software? You'll work faster and more accurate.

FEATURES & BENEFITS

Streamline your signage & large format printing workflow 

Streamline your workflow

i-cut Suite tackles all bottlenecks in your workflow

  • preflighting PDF files
  • preparing graphics
  • creating print ready layouts
  • finishing in perfect registration
i-cut Suite streamlines every step of the way.
 

 

Away with print problems!

PDF preflighting saves time and solves problems before it’s too late. Don’t waste time figuring out why certain PDF won’t print, just preflight them and fix it.

 

All in one

Creating cutting paths and bleeds, adding grommet marks, nesting and tiling. Do it all in one application. Don’t waste time switching between different pieces of software.

 

Always the most cost-efficient layout

Different jobs call for different types of nesting. But i-cut Suite makes sure that you have the most cost efficient layout. It saves time and substrate.

 

Automate your entire workflow

i-cut Automate ties the pieces of the i-cut Suite together, and automates the entire prepress production process.

 

Perfect registration on the cutting table

Get perfect cutting results, no matter what the job. i-cut Vision Pro uses a camera to register the size and position of the printed materials. Cutting shapes are adapted where necessary.

 

i-cut Suite: Creating & Cleaning the Perfect Cutting Path

Preflighting

i-cut Features - Preflighting

PDF preflighting saves time and solves problems before it’s too late. Don’t waste time figuring out why certain PDF won’t print, just preflight them and fix it.

 

Cutting paths made easy

Perfect Cut Registration

Often with other methods, slight distortions between printed graphics and contour cut may cause unacceptable results. i-cut Vision Pro registers the actual dimensions and positions on the printed result. Then, finishing is adapted to the shape of the graphics.

DETAILED SPECIFICATIONS

i-Cut Suite Modules

i-cut Preflight

i-cut Preflight Module

i-cut Preflight brings a simple PDF preflighting and editing solution for large format printing.

i-cut Preflight is the starting point for a true workflow. Problems are reported automatically, before going to print. There’s no need to go into Adobe® Illustrator® and lose time trying to figure out why the file will not print properly. i-cut Preflight will tell automatically.

 

i-cut Layout

True shape nesting with i-cut Layout Module

i-cut Layout optimizes sheet layout. Rectangular shapes, irregular shapes, double sided jobs, oversized jobs, i-cut Layout will always come up with the most cost efficient layout.

 

i-cut Automate

i-cut Automate Module 

i-cut Automate - built on Esko’s Automation Engine - ties the pieces of the i-cut Suite together, and automates the entire prepress production process.
Through Mac or PC clients, operators can easily monitor the workflow. Users can intervene when necessary through a comprehensive status job list. Jobs are processed automatically, freeing operators from repetitive tasks.

 

i-cut Vision Pro

Perfect cut registration with i-cut Vision Pro Module 

i-cut Vision Pro makes sure that die-less cutting contours match the printed images perfectly.

Often with other methods, slight distortions between printed graphics and contour cut may cause unacceptable results. i-cut Vision Pro registers the actual dimensions and positions on the printed result. Then, finishing is adapted to the shape of the graphics.

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