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    Ideal-EBA 4305 Manual Guillotine



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    The IDEAL 4305 is a manual operated guillotine for cutting sheets up to A3 in format safely and accurately. The 4305 is the replacement for the popular  Ideal 3905 and Ideal 4205 models. It is a bench-top machine and has the option of a matched stand. All operations, from setting the cutting height, positioning the back gauge to changing the cutting blade are designed for ease of use. Transparent hoods over the front and rear tables and a safety catch for the blade lever are designed to eliminate risk of accidents. All metal construction, hardened steel blade guides and a knife made of cutlery grade Solingen steel, produce a guillotine which will be accurate and reliable for many years.

    Why Buy?

    The Ideal 4305 guillotine is popular with schools, education departments and offices.

    Cutting paper to size before printing will simplify paper stocking issues. Trimming brochures after print will produce better quality and highly professional finished products.

    The simple to use and reliable operation of the IDEAL 4305 is coupled with numerous safety features to ensure trouble-free running, while the 500 sheet capacity brings efficiency and productivity to any cutting operations. All-metal construction produces a sturdy long-life guillotine.

    The safety features on the IDEAL 4305, including transparent safety guard which locks during cutting on the front table, transparent guard on the rear table, safety catch to lock the blade lever in its upper position, make the guillotine easy and reliable to operate. A calibrated hand crank with a large easy to read scale allows accurate position of the back gauge while sidelays from solid aluminium enable precise alignment of the paper stack to be cut. A fast flick action clamp grips the paper during the cutting step. The knife change tool is designed with safety uppermost and the changeover can be carried out from the front of the machine. Likewise access to the cutting stick is from the outside of the machine.


    Cut length: 430mm
    Cut height: 40mm
    Narrow cut: 34mm
    Table depth: 435mm


    • Straightforward and safe blade changeover
    • Precision positioning of back gauge
    • Cast aluminium side lays for accurate paper positioning
    • Up to 40mm cutting depth, equivalent to 500 sheets of 70gsm paper
    • 430mm maximum cutting width, 34mm minimum
    • Quick change cutting sticks
    • Guillotine supplied with blade change tool and tool set
    • Optional floor stand available, other options to include a spare guillotine blade & 5 x Cutting Sticks, just select your option from the dropdown box above,

    Typical Applications

    • Cutting sheets of paper to required print size
    • Trimming finished print
    • Giving booklets or leaflets a professional finish
    • Finishing books up to 40mm deep

    'We are one of the UK 's longest established IDEAL guillotine suppliers'

    You may even be able to part exchange your old guillotine.

    Please note the below video shows both the manual and the electric guillotines 4305, 4315 and 4350 models