Challenge Champion 305TC | 30.5″

The Challenge Champion 305TC paper cutter is a automatic 30.5" cutter with a programmable interface.
  • Up to 26 cuts per minute.
  • Virtually maintenance-free design.
  • Fully-adjustable knife bar gibs (front and rear).
  • 30.5" / 77.5 cm cutting width, 4" / 10.2 cm clamp opening.
  • Hydraulic clamping and cutting.
  • Line-light cut position indicator.
  • False clamp plate.
  • Cast iron and steel construction.
  • Low-pressure pre-clamping protects operator from injury (less than 66 PSI).
  • UL, cUL, CE.


The intuitive 10.5″ color touch-screen TC Controller allows variable mode data entry, automatic fraction to decimal calculation and unlimited program storage capacity. Clamp mark waste is reduced or eliminated with programmable electronic clamp pressure control per cut. Innovative advances improve the task of program creation through features such as repeat and loop commands, USP port for thumb drive program delivery, network capable hardware with an Ethernet port, label cutting and sheet division tools, and more! The TC system is the first paper cutter controller in the world to recognize common .csv format program files making offline programming simple and easy to implement at any size print operation.

•  10.5” Color Touch Screen control panel

•  Faster backguage positioning

•  Ethernet ports for network communication

•  USB port for simple thumb drive program entry

•  Ability to receive .csv files making offline programming and memory storage simple

•  Repeat and Loop commands streamline program entry

•  Auto-programming features of sheet division and label cutting with animated graphics

•. Programmable Clamp pressure per cut

Maximum Cutting Width: 30-1/2″ / 77.5cm
Minimum Cut: without false clamp plate 3/4″ / 19mm
                          with false clamp plate 2″ / 5cm
Maximum Cut Depth: 30-1/2″/ 77.5cm
Clamp Opening: without false clamp plate 4″ / 10.2cm
                             with false clamp plate 3-3/4″ / 9.5cm
Clamping Method Hydraulic and Manual
Maximum Clamping Force 5000 lbs / 2200 daN
Backgauge Control Power and Manual
Table Space:  in front of knife 25″ / 63.5cm
                         behind knife 30-1/2″ / 77.5cm
Table Height 36-1/2″ / 94cm
Overall Height 58-1/2″ / 147cm
Overall Width (with side tables) 78-1/2″ / 200cm
Overall Width (without side tables) 51″ / 130cm
Overall Length 71″ / 180.4cm
Door Pass-through: assembled 51″ / 130cm
        with table/treadle removed 42″ / 106cm
        with table/treadle/power unit removed 29″ / 74cm
Net Weight (approximate) 2,360 lbs / 1,070 kg
Shipping Weight (approximate) 2,700 lbs / 1,225 kg
Standard Motor -5 H.P. Three Phase, 60 Hz, AC
208/230 Volts, 25 Amps (service size 40 Amps) or
460 Volts, 11.5 Amps (service size 20 Amps)
U.L. Listed
Optional Single Phase Supply Kit: K-3482



Additional information

Weight 5000 lbs
Product Type


Maximum Cutting Width

Clamp Opening (Cutting Height)

Minimum Cut

Clamp Mechanism

Blade Mechanism

Safety System

Air Table


Back Gauge Mechanism