Gerber EDGE FX

Overview

The GERBER EDGE Production system is a matched system that includes: The GERBER EDGE FX thermal transfer printer, GERBER OMEGA Software, Gerber 15″ sprocketed plotters, more than 30 EDGE READY materials and substrates, more than 75 GerberColor Foils, and Gerber Service and Support.

Features

  • Resolution

    300, 600 or 1200 dpi on material axis (1200 dpi requires OMEGA 4.0 or later and EDGE FX firmware update). 300 dpi on head axis.

    True spot color printing – GerberColor Foils

    Save time and generate better quality graphics with dedicated spot colors

    SpectraToneâ„¢ Color Matching

    Lets you create over 3700 pure, vibrant colors

    Advanced Foil System

    Smart GerberGaugeâ„¢ RFID technology tracks exact foil usage

    Process and specialty colors

    In addition to spot colors, Gerber process, metal and fluorescent foils allow you to create full color images

    Durable output

    3 to 5 years outdoors without lamination

    EDGE READYâ„¢ materials

    Fully compatible with Gerber OMEGAâ„¢ design software and a wide range of permanent, removable, semi-rigid substrates

    Complete Print and Cut System

    Once printed on the EDGE FX, graphics are contour cut on a 15″ EDGE-compatible cutter, adding value to output and saving time

    Patented punch pattern

    Provides superior accuracy which reduces material shifting, cut time and waste due to cut errors. Enables long unattended runs of up to 50 yards without loss of accuracy

    Easy material loading

    Load material onto the sprocket wheels for quick, accurate and unattended material feed

    EDGE Readyâ„¢ materials

    Fully compatible with Gerber OMEGAâ„¢ design software and a wide range of permanent, removable, semi-rigid substrates

    Easy maintenance

    Unlike solvent printers, no “wake up” or “put to bed” routines are required. EDGE resin-based foils create no mess and are ready to go immediately

    Small footprint

    The EDGE FX print-to-cut system requires limited shop space allowing you to get started quickly and inexpensively

    Intuitive user interface

    Easy for your staff to learn and operate

Specifications

Printing
Print Technology Thermal transfer, tuned, and optimized
Colors Over 75 color foils available
Color Types Spot, Process, Transparent, Medal, LT Heat Transfer, Special Effects, and Finishing Series
Maximum Resolution 300, 600 or 1200 dpi on material axis (1200 dpi requires OMEGA 4.0 or later and EDGE FX firmware update). 300 dpi on head axis.
Material Feed Patented sprocket feed
Media Width 15″ (38 cm) punched media
Print Width 11.8″ (30 cm). Larger output sizes are automatically paneled and can be easily assembled into larger graphics
Productivity Base Speed up to 60″ per minute per color at 300 dpi. 1 Color = 290 ft2/hr, 4 Color = 60 ft2/hr. Higher resolutions are slower.
Communication Port Ethernet TCP/IP
Foil Set – GerberColorâ„¢ FX foil family and caddy.
– Not compatible with ColorSetâ„¢ foils
Outdoor Durability 3 to 5 years without lamination in most applications
Materials & Substrates EDGE READY™ materials consiting of cast and calendered vinyl, magnetic, reflective, temporary & changeable films, Lexan®-based films, polyester label stock, and much more
Venting No special ventilation required

 

Dimensions and Weight
Width 36
Height 18
Depth 17
Weight 82 lbs

 

Electrical Specifications
Rated Voltage 100-240 VAC +/- 10%
Rated Frequency 47-63 Hz
Power Supply 10 A

 

Environmental Conditions
Temperature 68-78° F
Humidity 50-60% relative humidity, non-condensing

 

Accessories
Included
  • Power cable (14.5′)
  • CAT 5 cross-over Ethernet cable
  • Thermal print head cleaning kit
  • Replacement foil squeegee
  • Replacement material squeegees (2)
  • Foil caddy
  • Roll holder
  • 10 yard roll of material
  • 15 meter foil insert