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Formax Cut-True 27S Semi-Automatic Guillotine Cutter Review

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Why choose a semi-automatic cutter over your normal typical paper cutters? Semi-automatic cutter, specifically Formax Cut-True 27S Semi-Automatic Guillotine Cutter, requires very little effort, thanks to its electronically-controlled and user-friendly dual-button operation. Simply load a stack of paper (up to 3.15” high and 18.9" wide) press the clamp and blade buttons to engage the hardened-steel Guillotine blade. Accurate cutting is easy with its bright red LED Cutting Line, allow operators to make fine adjustments and see exactly where the blade will cut.

User-friendly features include dual-button electronic operation, automatic paper clamp, and LED digital readout.

Accuracy meets superior safety, with its front and rear transparent safety guards, blade lock, safety lock with key, external blade depth adjustment, automatic blade return from any position, easy-to-use blade change safety tool, and a wooden paper push for safe alignment.

Formax Cut-True 27S Semi-Automatic Guillotine Cutter Parts

This model includes a rugged metal stand providing a stable work surface and a convenient shelf for additional storage. Formax Cut-True 27S Semi-Automatic Guillotine Cutter gives professional, crisp, and accurate cuts ideal for print shops and in-plant finishing who want to produce high-quality brochures, invitations, cards, and more.


  • Semi-automatic cutting
  • Electronic two-button operation
  • Automatic paper clamp
  • Cuts stack up to 3.15" H
  • LED cutting line
  • Various safety features
  • Rugged metal stand with convenient storage shelf
  • Guillotine cutter accurately cuts through paper stacks up to 3.15” high, up to 18.9” wide
  • Semi-automatic with electronically-controlled two-hand operation
  • Bright red LED cut line for pinpoint accuracy
  • Automatic clamping system
  • High-quality hardened steel blade
  • Spindle-guided back gauge with LED display
  • Main switch and safety lock with key
  • Electronically-controlled front safety guard
  • Transparent front and rear safety guards
  • Automatic blade return from any position
  • Calibrated scale for fine adjustments, in both inches and metric
  • Solid steel blade carrier
  • Adjustable blade guides
  • Blade depth adjustment from outside the machine
  • Easy blade change from the front of the machine
  • Wooden paper push for safe alignment
  • All-metal stand and tabletop feet included
  • Blade change safety tool included

Formax Cut-True 27S Semi-Automatic Guillotine Cutter Features


If you are looking for the best but affordable paper cutter from Formax, the Formax Cut-True 27S Semi-Automatic Guillotine Cutter is the one for you! But if you want a different size or a different type of cutter but love the features of this one, you can check out the other Formax Cut-True Cutters now!

***If you are unsure if this paper cutter is for you, we can schedule an online product demo especially for you! Just get in touch with us today.***


Cutting Action: Dual-button electric
Maximum Cutting Width: 18.9” (480mm)
Maximum Paper Stack Height: 3.15” (80mm)
Length Behind Blade: 19.87” (505mm)
Length in Front of Blade: 12.37” (314mm)
Narrow Cut: 1.89” (48mm)
Table Size (W x D): 32” x 37” (811mm x 941mm)
LED Laser Cut Line: Yes
Clamp Style: Automatic
Back Gauge Adjustment: Manual crank
Back Gauge Reading: Digital readout, in both inches and metric
Blade Change Handles: Included
Dimensions (H x W x D): 51” x 36” x 39” (1300mm x 920mm x 1000mm)
Weight: 550 lbs. (250kg)
Power Supply: 110V, 20A dedicated line
Safety Certifications: CE approved, UL pending

Buy Formax Cut-True 27S Semi-Automatic Guillotine Cutter today and cut your papers faster and cleaner now!


Formax is the industry leader in the design, manufacturing and distribution of pressure seal, mailing, data destruction and digital print finishing solutions, and provides sales and service support through a nationwide dealer network. Formax stands behind its equipment and offers the following warranties:

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      1-year warranty on High Security and Specialty cutting heads    
      1-year warranty on all other parts

Formax agrees to repair or replace, at its option, any defective part or component covered by this warranty, provided there was no abuse and we first receive written notice of a defect within the applicable warranty period.  Wearable parts are not covered under warranty. This warranty extends only to the original purchaser and does not include labor or the payment of any labor charges or incidental or consequential expenses.
Warranty claims must be submitted with a replacement part order. All parts are shipped FOB Dover, NH.

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