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Mimaki CF2 Series

Cutting Plotter with Outstanding Value

The Mimaki CF2 series cuts a wide range of media using a variety of heads and blades. The heads can be equipped with a tangential cutter,
reciprocal cutter, marking gauge roller and swivel cutter, depending on the material that needs to be cut.
Two machine sizes are available: CF2-0912 (90 x 120 cm) and CF2-1218 (120 x 180 cm).

Two cutting heads are available with a wide range of blades to choose from

Half-Cut; by adjusting the depth of cutter blade, you can for instance Half-Cut composite, laminated material

Ideal print and cut solution with Sign graphics and Industrial printers

Precise contour cutting with the patented Mimaki colour photo sensor

• Air suction unit to hold down the media

Specifications of the CF2 Series

         HEAD        TOOL    PRESSURE
Head configurations           TD      A Pen / swivel cutter 20 – 400g
   Tangential cutter 300 – 1,500g
                          Marking gauge roller 1,000 – 5,000g
          RC      AReciprocal cutter 1,500g fixed
        BTangential cutter 500 – 1,500g
        CHigh pressure tangential cutter/ marking gauge roller 1,000 – 5,000g
Effective cutting area  CF2-0912: 117 x 90 cm
   CF2-1218: 177 x 120 cm
Motorization  X, Y, Z, Ø axes DC servo
Maximum speed  50 cm/s
Accuracy of repeatability  Plus minus 0.1 mm
Maximum cutting depth      TD 1 cm
          RC 2 cm
Media fixation  Table with vacuum system and blower function
Interface  RS-232C
Power consumption  Main unit less than 300 VA,
   blower: stated separately
Dimensions (w x d x h)  CF2-0912: 176 x 160 x 110 cm
   CF2-1218: 236 x 190 x 110 cm
Weight  CF2-0912: 140 kg
   CF2-1218: 180 kg

Features of CF2 Series


Two cutting heads : TD and RC

The two available heads for CF2 series (TD and RC) can be equipped with different kinds of blades depending on the media to be cut. Any suitable blade available on the market can be mounted.

Tangential cutter

The tangential cutter steers the blades as it cuts. The motor controlled blade lifts and turns to start every cut at the exact angle. Both die cutting and half-cutting are possible. The tangential cutter enables cutting materials up to 1 cm thickness. Various materials, ranging from soft to rigid, can be cut.

Reciprocal cutter

A reciprocal cutter is a cutting system that is characterised by up-and-down movements of the cutter blade (7000 times per minute) in addition to tangential cutting. The reciprocal cutter is especially suitable to cut corrugated board, cardboard and foam materials up to 2 cm thickness.


Head composition




Mimaki’s patented colour photo sensor

The patented Mimaki colour photo sensor reads registration marks that are printed on the media to enhance precise contour cutting of complex shapes. More precision is obtained by automatic correction of alignment and distances between the cutting data and the output. The light pointers can also be used to precisely position the media on the table.


Other useful functions of CF2 Series

Adjusting the depth of the cutter blade will enable users to die cut composite, laminated materials. Back cutting and repeated cutting are also possible with CF2 series. Other strong features include correction of starting and ending points, as well as press correction to ensure complete cutting and circle correction for cutting a nearly perfect circle.

User-friendly plug-in software

The CF2 series is included with FineCut plug-in software for Adobe Illustrator and CorelDRAW for Windows XP and Vista.


3D logos, Buttons, Fashion accessories (belts), ID cards, Operation panels, Gasket for in between machine parts, Packaging materials, POS displays, Printed circuit boards, Signboards and display materials, Toys


Channel board, Coated board for packaging, Corrugated fibreboard (E to A corrugation), Industrial sheet rubber (max. 3 mm), Paste board, Pattern happort, Plastic corrugated fibre board, Reflective sheet, Sandblast rubber, Styrene board, Teflon (1-5 mm), Vinyl, Vinyl chloride for packaging, Vinyl chloride sheet for signboard

Experience the CF2 Series