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Ultimat Futura Upgrade Kit

Ultimat Futura Upgrade Kit

Upgrade an existing Ultimat (Original) or Ultimat Gold to the Ultimat Futura

Optional Accessory for:

  • Ultimat Gold
  • Ultimat (Original)

 

Build the following Ultimat Futura Features into your existing Ultimat Gold/Ultimat:

  • The new high performance slideway and head system has been designed in response to the latest and future mount board developments.
  • All-new cutting head with built-in self-aligning ball bearing rollers operating on twin steel tracks to deliver a sliding action that is smooth, precise and with no discernible friction under load. Maximum operator effort is transmitted to the blade to put the cutting of even 8ply mount board within the capability of every framer.
  • Switchable magnetic blade holders on the Ultimat Futura make changing blades and holders for different depths of cut the simple, fast operation so necessary for the many different types of work that are processed in every busy framing workshop and the ergonomically designed cutting head is comfortable for left or right-handed operation.
  • Micro-stop Adjusters on the Start and End of Cut

 

Which blades are required for this cutter?

Ultimat Futura Upgrade Kit

All New Cutting Head 

  • Easy to change magnetic blade holders - Switch to cut different materials in seconds
  • Ergonomically designed cutting head makes the Ultimat Futura easy to use over long periods and is suitable for operation by left or right-handed users
  • Delivers a sliding action that is smooth, precise and with no discernible friction under load 
  • Maximum operator effort is transmitted to the blade to put the cutting of even 8ply mount board within the capability of every framer

 

Bevel & Vertical Cutting Head Features

  • Vertical blade may be locked in the up position for safety, locked down for convenience when cutting regular board or depressed progressively against a light spring to effortlessly cut through very thick board or multiple sheets with a number of passes
  • Spring loaded bevel and vertical blade holder featuring ball and thrust bearings for perfect alignment and superb blade control

Unique Start-of-Cut Finger

The unique spring loaded measuring stop slides with the cutting head

  • Simply depress to make contact with the mat edge to precisely control distance from the edge of the mat to the blade tip
  • When cutting mats large or small, square or rectangular the stop does not need to be reset
  • Set the stop to zero to precisely indicate the start and stop points of the blade when cutting multiple openings or special effects that have been laid out with pencil lines

 

High Performance Steel Roller Bearings

  • The cutting head of the Ultimat Futura features a set of built-in self-aligning ball bearing rollers operating on twin steel tracks designed to give a lifetime of straight, accurate, silent cutting
  • Cutting head and track designed in response to the latest and future mountboard developments
  • The bearings used in the UItimat Futura are covered by a 20-Year Guarantee

UNIQUE PATENTED ‘MICRO-STOP’ ADJUSTERS 

  • Fitted to the ‘start of cut’ and ‘end of cut’ stops to dial out overcuts or undercuts in seconds
  • Routine stop adjustments for different thicknesses of board are reduced to just two
  • Any overcut is eliminated by turning the stop thumbscrew towards minus (-). Any undercut is eliminated by turning the thumbscrew towards plus (+). Nothing could be more simple or precise

 

Upgrade an existing Ultimat Gold with one of the following:

  • Ultimat Futura Upgrade for Ultimat Gold UG100 1000 - 40" Product Code: UFRG100
  • Ultimat Futura Upgrade for Ultimat Gold UG120 1200 - 48" Product Code: UFRG120
  • Ultimat Futura Upgrade for Ultimat Gold UG150 1500 - 62" Product Code: UFRG150

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Upgrade an existing Ultimat (Original) with one of the following:

  • Ultimat Futura Upgrade for Ultimat 100cm 1000 - 40" Product Code: UFRU100
  • Ultimat Futura Upgrade for Ultimat 120cm 1200 - 48" Product Code: UFRU120
  • Ultimat Futura Upgrade for Ultimat 150cm 1500 - 62" Product Code: UFRU150

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Construction:

  • Pre-lubricated ball bearings on steel slide track for precision and low friction
  • Sliding bearings are covered by a 20-Year Guarantee
  • 99.98% of materials from the best suppliers in Western Europe
  • Anodised Aluminium and Stainless Steel Slideway
  • 100% manufactured by Keencut Technicians in England
  • Designed specifically for the Professional Picture Framer
  • Super grade anodising for lifetime good looks and function

KIT INCLUDES:

  • New Futura Cutting Head
  • Futura Slideway
  • Start of Cut Stop with Futura 'Micro-stop' adjuster
  • End of Cut Stop with Futura 'Micro-stop' adjuster
  • Additional Bevel Blade Holder
  • Tech S .012 Blades (15)
  • Tech S .015 Blades (15)
  • 2mm Allen key

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