Production and

Fabricating Equipment

EQUIPMENT FOR METALPHOTO PROCESSING

Markit Inc. provides the best in cutting equipment as a complement to our durable imaging technologies. These products are available as part of our full turn-key production systems packages as well as separately. All of our products are of the highest quality and durability, and Markit uses these products for all of our in-house fabrication needs.

 
EXPOSURE UNIT
UVMARK GF + : exposure unit for Metalphoto, Metalphoto Plus, PolyColor and ID MARK plates up to 305 x 508 mm.
Includes digital timer for UV Lamp use including audible signal when cycle is complete. Vacuum system provides complete seal to keep film and Metalphoto plate in close contact.

 

 
DEVELOPING AND FIXING EQUIPMENT
Motorized processing machine with roller speed required to deliver proper development of Metalphoto ® plates. Time for processing a 305 x 508 mm plate: 30 sec.
Equipped with easy-to-use faucet fixtures to save chemicals after use. Exclusive drive system for easy maintenance.

 

 
STAINLESS STEEL SEALING TANK

Seals Metalphoto plate to safely store durable image inside the anodic layer for years of durability and high-resolution clarity.
26-liter tank can process up to 4 plates size 305 x 508 simultaneously. Equipped with thermostat to control temperature of sealing solution.

Metal Fabricating Equipment

Shears and Corner Rounders

Model 1001EVO

The Chopper is a portable 4" shear with a guillotine style action. The Chopper's light weight, seven pounds, makes it easy to carry around the shop from one area to another while its guillotine style cutting action assure clean, flat, square cuts every time. The shear has a three point stance so it sits firmly on uneven work surfaces.

Drop-Off Gauge

The 1001EVO has a simplified, measured drop-off gauge consisting of a sliding block on a rod. It is an invaluable aid for making accurate, repetitive cuts.

 Shear Capacity: 
  •      Aluminum......................................... .025"
  •      Engravers Brass................................ .020"
  •      Flexible Plastic................................... .063"
  •      Brass Plated Steel.............................. .015"
 Size & Weight:
  •      Size: 15"L x 14"W x 9.5"H
  •      Weight: Approximately 7 lbs

 

12" Model 2001EVO
It is the complete evolution of the 12” table shear and is named the 2001EVO.
Shear Capacity:
  • Aluminum.................................................. .040"
  • Brass........................................................ .025"
  • FlexiblePlastic.......................................... .125"
  • Brass Plated Steel..................................... .020"

 

Size & Weight:
  • Size: 23"Lx15"Wx8"H
  • Weight: Approximately 25 lbs.
 

 We also offer 3001, 4001 Heavy Duty and 5001 Series Guillotine Shears. Information about these products available upon request.

The Cornermate CM40A

The Cornermate® Series is the new standard for cutting corners, holes and slots in plaques, badges, signs, and other items. There are over thirty interchangeable cutting units from 1/8” to 1”. All units are precision engineered and manufactured from the finest materials and will produce flat, crisp shapes in photographic paper, laminations, magnetics, flexible plastic, aluminum, brass, and many other materials. Each cutting unit has the material guides machined into the body of the unit so the location of the cut is always the same.
 
The picture at the top left shows the basic table, the CM40A, with a cutting unit. The picture to the right shows the CM40A from the rear without a cutting unit. From the rear view the new handle/post assembly can be seen clearly. The end of the handle is solid and the pivot passes through the solid part of the handle. 
To use, the cutting unit is placed in a machined recess in the table, the material is inserted into the cutting unit, and the handle is squeezed. It is that simple and that quick!
 
For heavier materials use either the Cornermate PLUS or 080 Cornermate (information available upon request).

New Manual Cornermate Table

In response to requests for a manual table that is easier to use, a new Cornermate table has been developed that requires approximately one half of the effort of the standard table. The difference is noticeable with all materials, but it is very obvious when punching holes and slots in brass and brass plated steel.
 
The new table is called the CM40 Special (CM40SPCL). It has the standard adapter that permits the use of all of the original cutting units from 1/8" to 1".

Powered Systems

Air Power (CM40AIR)

The new air powered press is activated by a foot pedal with each stroke of the pedal producing one cycle of the press. The power is controlled by an air regulator that is built into the press. The air system also  includes a filter, quick exhaust valve and a front mounted air gauge. Most work can be accomplished using only 40 PSI. It is the responsibility of the user to supply a clean, reliable air supply.
 
The CM40AIR works with all of the original Cornermate cutting units, including the 3/4" and 1" large format units that fit in the CM40A hand model.
 
The orientation of the cutting units may be changed by rotating the table adapter. In the "normal" position the cutting unit is at a 45° angle used to corner material. When rotated the cutting unit is parallel to the table for more convenient slot cutting. Also in this position, the tapped holes in the table may be used to set stops for repetitive slotting. The first and second pictures from the left below show the standard cutting unit in the two different positions. The third picture shows a large format unit in place using the special large format adapter included with the CM40AIR.

Electric Power (ECM)

The ECM has a larger work surface, power-on indicator light, a stronger case and an offset post to permit the use of the slot cutting unit with material up to 5.5" wide. The cycle rate of the ECM may be adjusted using the speed control. It cycles continuously at a maximum rate of 14 strokes per minute.
 
The ECM works with of the original format Cornermate cutting units. These units are for corners 1/2" in size and smaller. The ECM does not work with the new large format cutting units that are for corners of 3/4" and 1".

Cutting Units

Available Cutting Units:

Round - 1/8", 3/16", 1/4" 5/16", 3/8", 1/2", 3/4", 1"
Notch - 1/8", 3/16", 1/4", 3/8", 1/2", 3/4", 1"
Scallop - 1/4", 3/8", 1/2"
Ornamental - 3/8"
Hole Punch - 3/32", 1/8", 3/16"
Slot - 1/8" x 9/16"
Chamfer - 1/4", 3/8"

Cornermate Capacity:

Aluminum................................................. .040"
Half Hard Brass......................................... .025"
Flexible Plastic.......................................... .125"
Brass Plated Steel..................................... .015"