Frequently asked questions

What is the maximum width roll a Fotoba can cut?

Fotoba manufactures  1.7mt , 2.1mt and 3.2mt wide cutters to cover all your finishing needs

Can the Fotoba be easily moved?

Fotoba cutters are on wheels and can be easily relocated and re-levelled.

How fast can the Fotoba cut a roll of media?

The Fotoba can cut at a top linear speed up to 34m/minute. Including an horizontal cut every 1.8 m., a 100m roll can be finished in 6 minutes ( depending on model ).


How does the Fotoba cut multiple posters across the roll?

The Fotoba can have up to 16 single or double (32 cuts) vertical cutting units across the roll, enabling simultaneous vertical finishing of 15 borderless copies.

How often do I have to change the blades on a Fotoba?

The Fotoba blades are self sharpening with extremely long life-span.

How much floor space does a Fotoba take up compared to XY Flatbed Cutter?

The Fotoba takes much less space than an XY Flatbed Cutter.

How productive is a Fotoba against a XY Flatbed?

Depending on the number of prints across the media width the Fotoba can be from 3 times to 10 times faster than and XY Flatbed Cutter. In addition it does not requires continuous maintenance for blades and carpet replacement.

Can the Fotoba cut contours and shapes?

Fotoba cutters are X/Y cross cut only for flexible media up to 1mm thick.

I already have an XY Flatbed Cutter that does everything, why do I need to buy a Fotoba cutter?

Let your XY Flatbed Cutter do what it does best, shapes and contours.
Don’t waste your expensive Flatbed Cutter investment for square cutting and bottleneck your production.


How much more efficient is a Fotoba over cutting by hand?

Fotoba cutters cost less to run than two employees, produces perfectly square prints, works flawlessly reduces mistakes and injures to your personnel for razor blades handling.

How many people does it take to load and operate a Fotoba?

The Fotoba can be operated just by one person.

What media can I cut on a Fotoba?

The Fotoba can cut almost any flexible media up to 1mm in thickness including textile soft signage.

What percentage of finishing is “Square Cutting”?

On average about  75% or more of most print jobs are square cut!