Gerber Technology – Spreading Tables

GERBER TECHNOLOGY-SPREADING TABLES


Gerber spreading tables are the ideal complement to your GERBERcutter® and most other automated cutting systems. They are available in multiple lengths and widths, with surfaces to meet your needs.

Count on Gerber quality

Gerber spreading tables feature sturdy steel construction designed for spreading systems that accommodate material rolls weighing up to 250 kg (550 lb).

Get the right solution for you

The Gerber spreading table is available in static or conveyorized models, with or without air flotation.

Customize to meet your needs

Maximum length is 15 meters (16.4 yards). Maximum width is 260 cm. Height is adjustable from 75 to 95 cm. Table sections are available in modules of 120 cm. A special 60 cm length is available on request.

Gerber Technology – Single Ply Material Feeder

GERBER TECHNOLOGY-SINGLE PLY MATERIAL FEEDER 


Used with automated, conveyorized cutting systems, Gerber’s Single-Ply Material Feeder features an electronically-controlled cradle to accurately feed material onto the cutting surface with little or no tension.

Maximize throughput

The Gerber material feeder enables your single-ply cutting system to operate continuously or intermittently until the material roll is exhausted to maximize the throughput of your system.

Maintain edge accuracy

The Gerber single-ply material feeder’s infrared edge control device allows you to maintain accurate edge control.

Work quickly and safely

Gerber’s Single-Ply Material Feeder is low to the floor, making roll loading fast, easy and safe. An optional motorized cradle tilt device is available.

Gerber Technology – Gerber Spreader 250s

GERBER TECHNOLOGY-GERBER SPREADER 250S


The GERBERspreader™ 250s helps you go big. It can handle material rolls of up to 250 kg (550 lb). Precision selvage and end alignment technology maximize material utilization, and an intelligent cradle feed system delivers tension-free spreading for the entire lay.

Optimize material utilization

The GERBERspreader 250s is equipped with adjustable infrared photocells to ensure accurate selvage alignment. Precision end alignment technology reduces end loss.

Increase speed and safety

The GERBERspreader 250s spreads material at up to 100 meters per minute. It features an electric cradle tilt for fast, easy loading/unloading and threading/rewinding. An optional loading system ensures safety by lifting heavy rolls.

Choose the system that’s right for you

This spreader is available in widths of 160 cm (63 in), 180 cm (71 in), 200 cm (79 in) and 220 cm (87 in). Fixed or movable end catchers are available, as well as accessories for spreading reverse-wound and flat folded material or spreading material face-to-face.

Go as big as you need to

A large cradle option is available for spreading material from very large rolls – ideal for denim, corduroy and other heavy fabrics used in apparel production.

Gerber Technology – Gerber Spreader XLs

Gerber Technology – Gerber Spreader XLs

GERBER TECHNOLOGY-GERBER SPREADER XLS


The GERBERspreader™ XLs is an affordable automated spreading solution that ensures material rolls are spread without tension and the edges are aligned perfectly. Available in 50 kg (110 lb) and 125 kg (276 lb) models, the XLs is ideal for a wide range of material applications.

Optimize material utilization

The GERBERspreader XLs system accurately aligns fabric edges so users can nest parts closer to the beginning, end and edges of the spread, eliminating end loss and optimizing material utilization.

Choose the flexible solution

The GERBERspreader XLs system spreads woven or knit materials from either rolls or flat folded packs. Optional end catcher device accommodates face up one way or face-to-face (zigzag) spreading.

Loading and unloading is simple

The fabric roll cradle feed system tilts automatically for easy material loading and unloading. The GERBERspreader XLs system features an intuitive, icon-driven user interface.

Gerber Technology – Gerber Cutter DCS 1500

GERBER TECHNOLOGY-GERBER CUTTER DCS 1500


A compact, high-speed, single- or low-ply static table cutting system designed to cut a wide variety of materials. The system is most suited to cutting samples and prototypes or for short production runs.

Get up and running quickly

Because the GERBERcutter® DCS 1500 is highly intuitive, the transition from manual cutting is easy. The system has a small footprint so it occupies minimal floor space and is typically installed in only one day.

Cut with unmatched precision

The DCS 1500 uses a powerful vacuum system to hold material firmly in place during cutting to ensure quality cut parts.

Save time and money

Single-ply cutting enables you to cut to order so you reduce work in process and shorten lead times.

Gerber Technology – Gerber Plotter MP

GERBER TECHNOLOGY-GERBER PLOTTER MP


Hard-working, intelligent and easy-to-use, this plotter is made to perform—and built to bolster your bottom line. Re-engineered with innovative design enhancements, the GERBERplotter™ MP Series stands ready to meet the most challenging workflow demands, delivering enhanced reliability, advanced performance and a maximum ROI.

Reliability on Display

  • Precision crafted aluminum and injection molded parts designed to withstand even the toughest manufacturing environments.
  • A sealed structure minimizes contamination that can cause wear on critical parts over time, while innovative engineering enhancements minimize moving parts and consolidate circuitry to reduce potential failure points.
  • Screw-less side panel allows easy access to critical components for easy serviceability.
  • Specially designed feet on the back of each leg prevent the head cover from hitting an adjacent wall when lifted, preventing damage to both the wall and the plotter.

Return on Investment

  • The MP Series can reliably print on paper as light as 20 grams, representing materials savings of over 50% compared to standard 35 pound paper that other plotters require.
  • Our low-cost, easy-to-use preventative maintenance kit can help keep your production up and running smoothly.
  • Seamlessly integrates with AccuMark® and WinPlot software, reducing your training time and associated costs.
  • Designed for use with HP45A inkjet cartridges or Gerber’s exclusive Ultra ink, the MP Series can save you even more, eliminating the need for overpriced, less accessible cartridges.

Performance on a Roll

  • Produce as many as 180 meters per hour for full widths at 300 dpi resolution with high-speed plotting
  • Save on load time, as paper clips on the take-up bar eliminate taping while the automatic paper feeder measures the perfect starting length
  • Prevent clogging with an automated printhead cleaning system that uses an optional printhead parking station to clean heads after every job
  • A specially designed paper cutter makes transitions between print jobs quick and clean.
  • The small workplace footprint allows you to conveniently position the unit against any flat wall.
  • Quiet operating volume of less than 40 dB.
  • Easy-to-read LED control screen keeps a wide range of reports and diagnostics—including job status, meters cut, and ink consumption—at your fingertips.
  • LED maintenance indicators boldly display the machine’s status, including when preventative maintenance needs to be performed.
  • Easily monitor your plotter with your Windows® PC using remote diagnostics and messaging.
  • Conveniently load paper with an easy-to-load roller that’s positioned low to the floor, making it easy for one person to perform efficiently.
  • Optional heavy duty take-up bar that can hold 100 lbs. of paper.

Gerber Technology – Gerber Digitizer

GERBER TECHNOLOGY-GERBER DIGITIZER


The GERBERdigitizer™ enables you to trace your existing hard patterns for use in AccuMark® and other pattern design software systems. Patterns are immediately available for modification.

Digitize patterns easily

The GERBERdigitizer workstation is the easiest, fastest digitizing system on the market today. It consists of a digitizing table, basic menu and a 16-button cursor to capture the perimeter of your patterns.

Speed up your design process

When your patterns exist in AccuMark, you can quickly create new patterns, modify existing ones and then send pattern data electronically to business partners.

Share critical information

With the GERBERdigitizer, you can include details about each pattern piece, such as types and location of notches or instructions for the GERBERcutter® system.

Protect your investment

Once your patterns are safely stored in AccuMark, you will have an electronic repository of your pattern data to minimize loss in the event of a disaster.

Gerber Technology – Accuscan Pattern Digitizing

GERBER TECHNOLOGY-ACCUSCAN PATTERN DIGITIZING


AccuScan™ converts hard patterns to digital for use in Gerber’s AccuMark® pattern design, grading and marker making software system. Users can capture patterns with a high-quality digital camera or scanner.

Digitize patterns quickly

With AccuScan, you can scan patterns made with pattern board, oak tag, plastic or paper. You can digitize multiple patterns simultaneously, and the process is typically 20-50 percent faster than digitizing manually.

Make changes on the fly

AccuScan can be added to an existing AccuMark system or installed on a standalone computer. Once patterns are digitized, users can easily edit and grade them with AccuMark’s powerful functionality.

Get to work right away

AccuScan’s interface is simple and intuitive so even users with little computer experience can operate it easily. It automatically detects notches, grain lines, internal lines, drill holes and the part perimeter.

Gerber Technology – Silhouette Table

GERBER TECHNOLOGY-SILHOUETTE TABLE


You use the patented Silhouette™ table just like a tablet: draw or trace images onto it, and they are automatically converted to digital patterns which can then be used to make markers/nests instantly.

Design faster and better

Draw in full scale on the Silhouette table, and the system will size it to fit your computer screen. Pin pieces of garments or samples to the tabletop and trace the pattern shapes directly into the system.

Make changes on the fly

Input fit adjustments from the sample to computerized patterns by tracing directly onto the Silhouette table. Automatically revise seam allowances and/or grading after pattern modifications.

Put the power of Gerber to work for you

Exchange information with a wide range of CAD systems through Gerber’s AccuMark® pattern design, grading, and marker making software.

Gerber Technology – Virtek Laser QC

GERBER TECHNOLOGY-VIRTEK LASER QC


Virtek LaserQC inspection system uses lasers to ensure accuracy and quality control. Virtek® LaserQC® is a rapid inspection system that employs lasers to measure the accuracy of two-dimensional parts to tolerances within 0.05mm (0.002 inches).

Identify quality issues quickly

Designed for the manufacturing environment, Virtek LaserQC verifies system calibration before each scan to ensure repeatable accuracy. By pinpointing errors immediately, you reduce scrap and rework and improve profitability.

Take quality to a new level

Virtek LaserQC captures more than 500 data points per second and is accurate to within 0.05mm (0.002 inches). In addition, quality control reports instill customer confidence.

Get to work right away

Virtek LaserQC is designed for easy set up so it can be operational in only a few hours. The intuitive user interface allows new operators to quickly become fully proficient.

Gerber Technology – Virtek Projection Workstation

GERBER TECHNOLOGY-VIRTEK PROJECTION WORKSTATION


The stainless steel workstation is highly mobile, easy to use, and loaded with ample storage space. A fully functioning multi-use workstation with adjustable projection mast that is compatible with all of Virtek’s laser projection systems.

Ease of use

The workstation is easy to move, use, and can point the Virtek laser projector and or locator to any angle or location. Easily make height adjustments to a maximum height of 6 meters.

Mobility

The all-in-one workstation can be mobile, stationary, or stored and provides increased sturdiness with a foot pedal braking system.

Storage

When the Virtek laser projector and or locator is not in use, it can be securely locked away inside the workstation. The workstation offers large capacity drawers and cabinets to store system accessories.

System Specifications:

  • Maximum payload Single projector and locator together ~35 kg (75 lb.)
  • Workstation top surface 45 cm x 91 cm (18 in. x 36 in.)
  • Wheels 6” Polyurethane covered cast iron
  • Projection height 1.2 m x 6 m (4 ft. x 20 ft.)

Gerber Technology – Virtek Iris SPS

GERBER TECHNOLOGY-VIRTEK IRIS SPS


Virtek laser projectors work with or without targets for projection.

The Virtek Iris™ Spatial Positioning System (SPS) offers advanced software created to guide you through the assembly process, the Iris system uses the geometric features of parts, to accurately locate a work piece in 3D space designed for the aerospace industry.

Supporting the use of multiple vision systems and laser projectors, it guides users through part assembly, digitizing, verification and paint masking tasks

Iris improves efficiencies – for some companies as much as 60 percent. Instantly measure and project on parts that were previously impractical or impossible. Detect errors early in the process; prevent costly rework. Eliminate the need for templates and ensure assemblies match CAD designs precisely.

Core Benefits

  • Locates work piece in 3D space
  • Locks onto CAD datum references
  • Works without targets
  • Accurately projects 3D position of work piece
  • Increased throughput and flawless quality control
  • Reduces operator error
  • Easily portable
  • Accelerates digitizing, paint masking and final assembly tasks

Gerber Technology – Gerber Cutter DCS 2500

GERBER TECHNOLOGY-GERBER CUTTER DCS 2500


The GERBERcutter® DCS 2500 computer controlled cutting system is a high-speed, single- or low-ply static table cutter, designed to cut a wide variety of materials.

The GERBERcutter DCS2500 can really cut it. This computer-controlled system is available in various width and length configurations.

Get to work right away

Because the GERBERcutter DCS 2500 is highly intuitive, the transition from manual cutting is easy.

Make every cut count

The DCS 2500 uses a powerful vacuum system to hold material firmly in place during cutting to ensure quality cut parts.

Do it all with one system

The cutting head is designed to accommodate three tools simultaneously to minimize tool changes. Choose from straight knives, wheel knives, notching tools and punches. Also includes a pen for annotation.

Gerber Technology – Taurus II Leather Cutter

GERBER TECHNOLOGY-TAURUS II LEATHER CUTTER


The Taurus™ II static leather cutting system captures the hide shape and up to four flaw grades in seconds using a digital camera. It then analyzes the image and automatically nests parts to optimize hide yield.

Make the most of your materials

Taurus II features an innovative, computerized nesting engine that is 250 times more powerful than previous offerings. Gerber’s most advanced nesting system yet means more parts from every hide.

Utilize the latest digital technology

In just seconds, the entire hide and its flaw markings are mapped and recorded using RapidScan™ software technology embedded in a state-of-the-art digital camera mounted above the cutting table.

Monitor and improve your processes

Taurus II compiles comprehensive data so you can track work in progress and identify opportunities to improve processes. It also records the details of every hide, including usable area and defect area.

Boost productivity, cut downtime

Taurus II has fewer moving parts, simplified motor assemblies and uncomplicated cabling – all of which translate to maximum uptime and lower maintenance costs.

Improve cut speed

With precision, Taurus II’s rotary blade offers the fastest cut speeds. When cutting smaller, more complex parts, like footwear and leather accessories, the patented reciprocating Pivex® knife ensures parts are always cut precisely.

Gerber Technology – Gerber Cutter Z1

GERBER TECHNOLOGY-GERBER CUTTER Z1


This next-generation automated system is the ultimate cutting solution for single-ply apparel products. The GERBERcutter® Z1 is equipped with GERBERconnect™ remote diagnostics to ensure it’s always in top working order.

Optimize your workflow

The GERBERcutter Z1 helps you increase efficiency and optimize your cutting process. Comprehensive reports let you analyze system throughput, material yield, processing times, individual job statistics and more.

Easy to use interface improves productivity

The GERBERcutter Z1 has a simple and intuitive user interface making the workflow process easy to follow even for a novice. This will improve productivity while reducing errors and training time.

Expand your system as needed

The GERBERcutter Z1 is built on a new distributed control system to which many powerful options likeinkjet-printed part identification and ContourVision™ scan-to-cut systems can be added.

Embrace energy efficiency

The GERBERcutter Z1 is designed for maximum energy efficiency. It has a variable vacuum regulator that adjusts the vacuum according to the task at hand – even minimizing vacuum and power consumption when the cutter is idle.

Gerber Technology – Paragon Cutter

GERBER TECHNOLOGY-PARAGON CUTTER


Gerber’s decades of cutting experience meet the latest in “cutting-edge” technology in Paragon®. Its intelligent engineering and intuitive interface make it easy to use and maintain, extremely accurate and capable of producing the highest quality cut parts the first time, every time.

Ease of use

There’s no cutter that’s easier to use. With Paragon, operators don’t require prior cutting experience. The interface systematically guides you though each step of the process and automatically adjusts parameters according to specific job types and materials.

Maximum throughput

Quick, accurate set-up and self-adjusting cutting intelligence allow operators to start cutting faster and with greater efficiency. Better productivity and workflow increase your output of cut parts and shorten lead times.

Optimal first-run yield

Paragon is intelligent enough to understand that there’s a fine balance between cut speed and part quality. It analyzes the requirements of each job and tailors parameters to maximize speed and optimize quality – delivering cut parts that are perfect the first time.

Uptime

Reliability is built into every Paragon cutter. Its simplified design along with new technologies such as brushless motors, distributed controls and extended-life sharpening stones deliver the highest possible uptime of any cutting system.

Metrics that matter

Workflow issues that were once difficult and time consuming to analyze are now captured with a single click, giving managers access to critical data that helps them eliminate inefficiency in the cutting process.

Integrated data sharing

Paragon is integrated with Gerber’s AccuMark® CAD and automated spreading systems. Cutter operators no longer need to search for a file – they simply scan a barcode to retrieve the job’s specific parameters.

Two versions of the Paragon cutting system are available:

  • The LX Series – cuts up to 2.75 cm (1.08 inches) of vacuum-compressed material
  • The HX Series – cuts up to 7.2 cm (2.8 inches) of compressed material