The Challenge Machinery Company has been an innovator in cutting equipment for almost 150 years. Our achievements include the invention of the original paper cutter in 1887, the first paper drilling machine, the first hydraulic paper cutter, the first programmable paper cutter, and more recently the first fully automated programmable three-knife book trimmer.

CMT 130TC

  • Trim up to 2” / 50.8 mm thick perfect-bound books
  • 10.5” Color Touch screen controller with graphical display of the system with live book location
  • Fully-automated size change in under 10 seconds with no tools required
  • Modular design – can be configured off-line, near-line, or in-line at any time

CMT 330TC

  • Capability to trim landscape formatted books up to 12.1" (307 mm) x 12.9" (328 mm)
  • Full high-speed digital control for fast and accurate set-ups in under 6 seconds
  • Bar code system for fully automated set-up
  • Simultaneous in-line and near-line book feeding option to maximize utilization

Champion 305

  • 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

Champion 370 TC

  • Up to 24 cuts per minute
  • Virtually maintenance-free design
  • Electronically-adjustable and programmable clamp pressure
  • Low-pressure pre-clamping protects operator from injury (less than 66 PSI)
  • 37" Cutting Width, 5-1/8" Clamp Opening

EH-3

  • Powerful Hydraulic Operation
  • 2-1/2" Drilling Capacity
  • Fast and Easy Head Adjustments
  • Flexible Backgauge Adjustments

Handy Drill

  • 2 1/2" Lift Capacity
  • 4 different drill bit sizes
  • Safe to Operate
  • Adjustable Backgauge

JF Drill

  • 2" Drilling Capacity
  • 13 Hollow Drill Bit Sizes
  • Foot Pedal Operation
  • Automatic Paper Chip Removal
  • Adjustable Margins

MS-10

  • High Production Multi-Hole Drilling
  • Drills Up To 10 Holes in One Stroke
  • Maximum Drill Bit Diameter 1/2"
  • 2-1/2" Drilling Capacity
  • Powerful Hydraulic Operation

MS-5

  • Multi-Hole Drilling - up to 5 Holes
  • Side Guide Adjustments
  • Backgauge Adjustments
  • Easy Drill Length Adjustment
  • 2" Hollow Drill Bits Available in 13 sizes
  • 2-1/2" Hollow Drill Bits Available in 4 sizes
  • Hollow Drill Bits Also Available With Teflon Coating

SCM Hydraulic

  • 6 Sizes of Cornering Blades
  • Handles Any Size Sheet
  • 4" Lift Capacity
  • Precise Cutting Action
  • Gravity Chip Disposal

SCM Manual

  • 6 Sizes of Cornering Blades
  • Handles Any Size Sheet
  • 2" Lift Capacity
  • Precise Cutting Action
  • Gravity Chip Disposal

Spartan 150

  • Manual or Auto Clamping
  • LED Digital Backgauge Position Indicator
  • Laser Red LED Cut Line Light
  • Auto-Releasing Front Safety Shield

Spartan 150M

  • Manual - Hand Lever Operation
  • Manual - Hand-Crank.  
  • LED Digital Backgauge Position Indicator
  • Laser Red LED Cut Line Light
  • Front Safety Shield

Spartan 185

  • Electric Powered Cutting – 1-1/2HP gear drive motor.
  • Laser Red LED Cut Line Light - produces a bright easy to see cut line.
  • Safe - two-hand push button controls and front and rear table safety shields.

Titan 200

  • Fully hydraulic cutting and clamping
  • Solid cast iron and steel construction ensure years of trouble-free operation
  • Solid 1-inch thick tool grade aluminum table offers the strong work surface required in production environments

Titan 200 BC

  • 20" Cutting Width, 3-1/4" Clamp Opening
  • Hydraulic Clamping & Cutting
  • Adjustable Clamp Pressure
  • Cutting Area Protection - Plexiglas Safety Shield

Titan 230

  • Fully hydraulic cutting and clamping
  • Solid cast iron and steel construction ensure years of trouble-free operation
  • Solid 1-inch thick tool grade aluminum table offers the strong work surface required in production environments

Titan 265 TC

  • Hydraulic Powered Clamping and Cutting
  • Electronic Clamp Pressure Control
  • Computer Backgauge Control
  • Convenient Measurement conversion– Metric/English/Fractions
  • Program Memory Lock
  • Multiple Safety Systems