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This robust Stitch, Fold, Trim line is equipped with "Quick Set Motors" to assist quick and easy size changes. The registration of the set provided by the automatic knock-up belts on the Col-Tec collator guarantee a smooth passage from collator to booklet maker
When viewing the film link above, you will see a Col-Tec 8 station collator feeding an Advanced Stitch/Fold/Trim model with die cutting unit to produce 4 x miniature booklets at a rate of approximately 10,000 books per hour. These booklets are transported for further processing as part of an automatic in-line process. A streaming conveyor separates the booklets before turning them through 90 degrees and on into an in-line wrapping and cutting machine to produce the final product packs. We trust this film demonstrates some of the versatility and efficiency that Col-Tec collators and in-line finishing equipment bring to the post press market.
Some of our customers do not require the exceptional performance capabilities of the above mentioned Advanced booklet maker. Consequently a good number are more than happy with a much lower cost Standard Stitch/Fold/Trim line. This machine does not have added extras such as 3 knife trimming or die cutting but is built using a durable design to produce booklets accurately and reliably up to 2,200 books per hour with a maximum booklet thickness of 4mm. The machine takes a smaller footprint and can be interfaced with most makes of horizontal collator as well as being hand fed if required. A number of refurbished models are also offered (subject to availability).
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