Grafisk Maskinfabrik LC330

Compact Laser

The LC330 is a compact, economic and fully digital laser finishing machine. Simply download the file from the pre-press department and the laser module is ready. The system can be fitted with an optional barcode reader for faster reload of existing jobs. The laser power ranges from 100-400 Watt (400-1000 Watt peak). It is possible to cut with different power levels on the same label. The standard LC330 has laser die, slitting and dual rewind. The unit is prepared for flexo varnish, spot varnish, lamination, cold foil and automatic knife box.


Specifications Metric Imperial
Web width 50 – 330 mm 2 – 13″
Substrate 50 – 200 µm
Speed Up to 72 m/min (236 ft/min) depending on laser
power and cut pattern
Diameter max. Ø500 mm 19.7″
Core diameter 25 – 152 mm 1 – 6″
Diameter max. Ø700 mm 27.6”
Core diameter 76,2 or 152,4 mm 3 or 6″
Laser Die
Power 100, 150, 250 or 400W
Laser Type Single head pulsed CO2
Laser Spot Size 350 μm
Flexo Station
Print cylinder size 228 – 482,6 mm 9 – 19″
Spot varnish option (digital sensor register control)
Slitting Station
Knife Type Pneumatic crush, shear or razor knife
Minimum distance crush 12,7 mm 0.5”
Minimum distance shear 10 mm 0.4”
Power/Air 3x400V+N+PE, 32A, 6 bar
Dimensions (WxDxH) 3,3 x 2,4 x 1,8 m
Exhaust UV Ø100 mm, 800 m³/h. Outside.

Exhaust LASER Ø160 mm, 800 m³/h. Outside.


The GM LC330 comes on a standard 1m GM frame and is designed to fit into any GM converting line with minor electrical and mechanical modifications. A typical configuration is flexo-graphic varnish, laser cutting slitting and rewind – but other ore complex setups are possible.

    With near zero setup time for existing jobs and five minutes setup for new jobs this system counters the challenges of smaller runs and shorter lead times, thus ensuring day-to-day delivery of labels. An investment in the LC330 will give you continuous production and unlimited repeat lengths to increase efficiency and productivity.
    Save the cost of buying conventional die plates, and spare the time spent setting up a new job. The LC330 will increase the flexibility of your production facility to take on short runs and lead times, and is almost certainly the most cost-efficient laser die cut solution.
    The LC330 system can be upgraded up to 1000 W. The laser mirror system and control cards will remain in the unit – only the laser source is upgraded. This ensures a long lifetime of the machine and the full benefit of future low cost high power lasers.

A laser die cutter is a excellent choice for digital short runs. Offering zero change over time and no die plate cost this technology is a perfect partner for a digital press

  • The GM L330 laser unit offers fully digital mirror (galvo) system for superior laser cut quality.
  • A digital & automatic 3D focus and power control system eliminates the “startup hole burn problem” of more simple systems.
  • The system is build using 100% standard industry components from major laser suppliers like Coherent.
  • No tooling required, simply download the file from the Pre-press Department and the GM L330 laser will take off.
  • The laser has an optional bar code reader for quick change over and integration into Esko graphics pre-press solutions.
  • The GM L330 laser comes as a standard plug in module for the GM converts, but can also be feed into  any other rotary web fed machine.

Advantages of the GM Laser Die Cutting System

  • No more ordering conventional tooling and waiting days for delivery.
  • No more long make readies and waste material.
  • No more capital tied up in conventional tooling.
  • No more lifting heavy rotary tools.
  • No more storage of conventional tooling