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SpeedVAC Collator

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SpeedVAC Collator photo collating machinesThe 10-station SpeedVAC 100 collator features a patented rotary-pulse vacuum feed system, providing flawless feeding on virtually any stock, at speeds up to 10,000 sets per hour. The system is expandable from one to six towers, with the ability to run the system in both directions at full rated speed. All system controls are centralized on the simple but powerful icon-based touch-screen console. Accessories include single and dual-pile stackers, joggers, stitchers and the Standard Horizon SPF-20 series bookletmakers, offering professional-quality results with high levels of automation for quick, simple changeovers.

S p e c i f i c a t i o n s
Number of Stations:
10,20, 30, 40, 50 or 60 stations (up to six towers of 10 stations each).
Paper Weight Range:
11 lb. up to 12 pt. cover (and higher depending on grain and stock).
Bin Pile Height: 2.2″
Error Detection:
Miss, double, jam and bin-empty (opacity photocell), all errors indicated regardless of speed or programming
Production Speed:* See chart on brochure
Sheet Size:
(Min./Max.) 4.75″*x 5.8″ to 14″ x 20″ *with narrow sheet guide
Power Requirements/Consumption:
220 V AC, 60 HZ, Single Phase / 1700 W, 9 amps.
Weight/Dimensions:
VAC-100 Towers – 639.5 lbs. / 26″ L x 32″ W x 77″ H.
Features:
Operating speeds up to 9,720 sets per hour, advanced programming for non-stop productivity; patented rotary-pulse vacuum feeding system allows for a wide variety of paper stock; all towers can be programmed to feed to the front or rear of the system; touch screen control console; remote control; air stream delivery; job memory storage of up to 9 jobs.

Contact;
Standard Finishing Systems, 10 Connector Road, Andover, MA 01810 877-404-4460 Fax 978-470-0819 www.standardfinishing.com

Standard Horizon StitchLiner 5500

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Standard Horizon StitchLiner 5500 photo collating machinesThe Standard Horizon StitchLiner bridges the production gap between existing flat sheet collating / bookletmaking systems and conventional high-volume saddlestitching lines. Offset or digitally printed flat-sheet signatures are fed from the Standard Horizon SpeedVAC collator to produce true saddlestitched booklets with full bleed trimming, at speeds up to 11,000 two-up booklets per hour. Professionally finished booklets up to 200 pages (50 sheets) are fully comparable with booklets produced by traditional saddlestitchers. Can also be equipped with the HOF high-speed sheet feeder for digitally collated output (up to 27,000 sheets per hour) with guaranteed document integrity using mark, bar code, or CCD camera verification.

S p e c i f i c a t i o n s
Sheet Size:
Max. 350(W) x 500(L) mm (13.7″ x 19.6″)
Min. 140(W) x 206(L) mm (5.6″ x 8.2″)
(Optional support guide is required to the VAC-100 under 148 mm (5.9″) in width.)

Sheet Weight Range:
Normal Paper : 60 to 210 gsm
Coated Paper : 80 to 210 gsm

Stitch Thickness: Max. 5 mm (0.2″) (Book Thickness 10 mm (0.4″))

Stitch Distance: 66 to 150 mm (2.6″ to 6″)

Stitch Head:
Standard Equipment: 2 (Optional stitching head is available for 4 stitches.) *1

Stitch Wire Range:
#23 to #25 (0.6 mm to 0.5 mm)
Option #25 to #27 (0.5 mm to 0.4 mm) *2

Booklet Size (Before Trim) (Head-Foot x Fore-edge):
Max. 350 x 250 mm (13.7″ x 9.8″)
Min. 140 x 103 mm (5.6″ x 4.1″)

Booklet Size (After Trim):
Fore-edge – 95 to 230 mm (3.8″ to 9″)
Head-Foot – 144 to 312 mm (5.7″ to 12.2″)
120 to 152 mm (4.8″ to 5.9″)
186 to 312 mm (7.4″ to 12.2″)
90 to 153 mm (3.6″ to 6″)

Trimming Width: 2 to 25 mm (0.08″ to 1″)

Production Speed:
5,500 / 5,000 / 4,400 / 3,700 / 2,900 booklets (1 block feeding) *3

Voltage / Frequency:
3-Phase 200 V, 50 / 60 Hz, 220 V, 60 Hz, 400 V, 50 Hz

Rated Current *4:
3-Phase 200 V, 50 Hz 9.4 A (Max. 17 A), 60 Hz 8.9 A (Max. 17 A)
3-Phase 220 V, 60 Hz 8.6 A (Max. 13 A)
3-Phase 400 V, 50 Hz 4.7 A (Max. 9 A)

Power Consumption *4:
3-Phase 200 V, 50 Hz 2.6 kW, 60 Hz 2.5 kW
3-Phase 220 V, 60 Hz 2.6 kW
3-Phase 400 V, 50 Hz 2.6 kW

Machine Weight:
ACF-30 – 260 kg (573.3 lb)
SPF-30 – 760 kg (1,675.8 lb)
HTS-30 – 1,000 kg (2,205 lb)
TB-30 – 100 kg (220.5 lb)

*1 3 stitches are available as factory option.
*2 Optional stitching head is required.
*3 Production speed will be lower in multiple block feeding.
*4 Not include VAC-100 and ST-40.

Contact;
Fuller Grafix Inc. | 808 North Central, Unit C | Wood Dale, Illinois 60191 | p 630.860.8600 | f 630.860.1668

Duplo DFC-120 Vertical Friction Collator

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Duplo DFC 120 Vertical Friction Collator photo collating machinesThe Duplo DFC-120 is a high spec 12-station friction collator with the ability to work standalone or as part of an collating/booklet making system. It is also able to connect to another DFC-120 tower yielding a 24-station collating system or with Duplo’s DBM-120 booklet maker to create 80-page booklets.

Duplo DFC-12 Collators
Collating Stations 12 (2 tower option for 24)
Feed System 3 wheel friction feed
Capacity Per Station 28mm (260mm sheets @ 80gsm)
Sheet Size Min 140x140mm
Sheet Size Max 320x450mm
Paper Weight 50 – 130gsm
Speed (sets/hr) 3900 sets / hour
Programmes
Counters Total / batch
Detection Systems
Miss Yes
Double – Feed Yes
No Paper Yes
Paper Jam Yes
Stacker Full Yes
Stacking Modes Straight stack, offset stack
Stacking Capacity 70mm (640 sheets @ 80gsm)
Dimensions (WxHxD) 820x560x1137mm
Net Weight 75kg
Power Supply / Consumption 230V 50Hz 2.8A

Contact Details
ABT Office Supplies Ltd Suppliers to the UK
By Phone: 0800 389 1304 or 020 8694 2716
By Fax: 0870 240 1254 or 020 8691 4503
By Email: sales@abtltd.co.uk
By Post
4–6 Evelyn Court
Deptford Park Business Centre
Grinstead Road
Deptford
LONDON

Col-Tec Suction Feed Collating Solution

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Col Tec Suction Feed Collating Solution photo collating machinesLet the all-purpose Col-Tec Suction Feed Collating Solution tame your next bunch of wild collating jobs. Easy to use & setup… fast… reliable… economical… and very versatile! Affordable, reliable systems feed a variety of materials. This collating system handles 4″ x 5″ to 40″ x 30″ sheets of one-time carbon to vinyl floor tile in three to 35 stations. Optional equipment includes finishing, numbering and gluing, and all necessary interfaces to conveyors, binding, film wrapping, etc.

S p e c i f i c a t i o n s
Collators B4 B3 B2 B1
Number of Stations 6 to 40 6 to 32 4 to 26 2 to 20
Maximum 9.8 in x 13.7 in
25 cm x 35 cm 13.7 in x 19.6 in
35 cm x 50 cm 19.6 in x 27.5 in
50 cm x 70 cm 28.3 in x 40.1 in
72 cm x 102 cm
Minimum 3.1 x 3.5
8 cm x 9 cm 3.5 x 3.9
9 cm x 10 cm 3.9 x 5.1
10 cm x 13 cm 5.1 x 5.9
13 cm x 15 cm
Speed CPH B4 B3 B2 B1
Speed CPH B4 B3 B2 B1
Up to 10 stations 3,500-4,000 3,000-3,500 2,300-2,800 1,200-1,700
Up to 20 stations 3,500-4,000 3,000-3,500 2,300-2,800 1,200-1,700
Above 20 stations 2,500-3,000 2,300-2,800 1,700-2,200 800-1,300
Stitch/Fold/Trim unit 4,000 4,000 4,000 On Request

Contact;
K.Wilson & Company Inc.
189 Beacon Street, South San Francisco, CA 94080 Phone: 650-952-3003 Fax: 650-952-2577

DigiVAC Collating and Finishing System

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DigiVAC Collating and Finishing System photo collating machinesTHE WATKISS DIGIVAC INTRODUCES A COMPLETELY NEW CONCEPT IN COLLATING: NON-STOP PRODUCTION.

The benefit is clear: it is far more efficient for a collator to run constantly at a comfortable, consistent pace, than to run at a higher speed with frequent downtime for bin reloading.

Continuous, Non-Stop Production
At the heart of this is the revolutionary patented suction feed system, which feeds sheets from the bottom of the paper stack. This means that the operator can reload the bins whilst the machine is still running, before the bins actually run out

Versatile & Reliable Feed System
Feeding from the bottom of the stack means the paper presentation to the feeder is always constant, so feeding is consistent and reliable. The stack of paper is floated on an air bed, with the individual sheets fanned apart by air separation. This is gentle on delicate papers and it will not scuff the toner on digitally printed work.

Cost and Space Efficient
There is no need to purchase extra bins or towers to achieve loading-on-the-run, so floor-space requirements and capital outlay are reduced.

Modular System
The DigiVAC is a modular system – choose from DIGIVAC Standard or Plus ‘+’ version; 8 or 12 bins per tower; Single or two tower (DigiVAC+ only).? Two stackers – criss-cross or straight are available. Booklet making options include the Automatic Stitch-Fold/Trim and BookMaster booklet makers (manual or automatic).

Easy-to-use Graphical User Interface
The DigiVAC+ features a multi-lingual colour touch-screen interface that controls all connected equipment, including stacking, stitching, folding and trimming, giving greater ease of use and fast set-up. Productivity is enhanced by preset sizes, flexible bin linking, multi-set programming and batch insertion.

Integrated Control
Control the entire finishing system, collator, stacker and booklet maker from the central colour touch screen. (DigiVac+ only)

Benefits
Continuous non-stop production
Fast start-up
Collates a wide range of stock materials without adjustment
Gentle on delicate papers and digital print
Easy to use – just one adjustment for different stocks
Operator-friendly, and less strenuous to run than other systems
Automatic detection for miss, double, jam and empty bin
Security lock prevents operator errors during job
Virtually maintenance-free, no lubrication and no consumable parts

Contact;
FBM
Telephone (02) 9890 3225 , Fax (02) 9890 4393 sales@fbmaust.com.au
96 Victoria Road PARRAMATTA NSW 2150

KBA 74 Karat 4 Color Digital Printing Press

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KBA 74 Karat 4 Color Digital Printing Press photo digital printing pressesKBA 74 Karat 4 Color Digital Printing Press with 20 million impressions, equipped as follows:

S/N 390010
20″ x 29″ Maximum Sheet Size
Automatic Plate Loading
Automatic Blanket washers
Automatic Wash-up
200 LPI w/ Resolutions of 2,400 & 2,540 DPI
Aqueous Coater
Eltosch IR Dryer
Technotrans Ink Temp Control

Here’s a great opportunity to purchase a rare KBA DI machine with very low impressions. Professional installation is available. Please call for details

Contact;
APT Press Direct
You can contact us at:
staff@emailapt.com or by phone at (401) 434-8802.
We are located at:
901 Waterman Avenue
East Providence, RI 02914

HP Indigo 3550 Digital Press

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HP Indigo 3550 Digital Press photo digital printing pressesThe new HP Indigo 3550 Digital Press, designed to meet the challenges of today’s demanding market, is an entry level digital press that doesn’t compromise on print quality. Offering HP Indigo’s exceptional reliability and versatility at a low initial investment, it is the ideal solution for launching digital production.

Outstanding offset quality. Using the HP ElectroInk technology and digital offset process, the HP Indigo 3550 Digital Press achieves outstanding offset quality. Delivering HP Indigo’s best-in-class color accuracy and consistency, the press offers the following:
• Up to 5-color printing
• True spot and brand color capabilities
• State-of-the-art color management, with HP Professional PANTONE® emulation and ICC profiles
• Superior fine line work with HP Adaptive Half-toning

Versatility and ease-of-use. Designed for easy operation and operator maintenance, the HP Indigo 3550 Digital Press features:
• Production rates of 68 ppm color and 136 ppm 2-color and monochrome in one press, regardless of media type (up to 272 ppm 8.5 x 11 in monochrome pages with the optional enhancement package)
• Adjustment-free, minimum-touch paper handling
• An easy-to-use HP SmartStream Onboard Print Server (Digital Front End)
• Support for a wide substrate range, including specialty media Low initial investment. The HP Indigo 3550 Digital
Press delivers quick return on investment (ROI), driven by:
• Affordable acquisition and operating costs
• Superb reliability based on proven HP Indigo digital press technology
• Flexible consumable and service pricing plans
• Increased uptime with HP Indigo Print Care tool set
• Remote service and support assuring high availability rate
Enhancement package. HP Indigo 3550 Digital Press offers an optional enhancement package for highspeed monochrome printing and larger image size, increasing printing speed capabilities to 272 ppm 8.5 x 11 in monochrome (1/0) and image size up to 12.48 x 17.7 in.

Technical Specifications
Printing speed 68 4-color 8.5 x 11 in images per minute (two-up); 136 2-color and 8.5 x 11 in images per minute (two-up)
Image resolution 812 dpi at 8 bit, 812 x 1624 dpi in High Definition Imaging
Line screens 144, 160, 175, 180, 230 lpi
Paper format 13 x 19 in maximum
Image format 12.12 x 17.7 in
Paper weight* Coated: 55 lb text – 130 lb;
Uncoated: 40 lb text – 120 lb;
Thickness: 3-16 pt
Paper input system • Two drawers with 7 in depth each each (1800 sheets of 3-16 pt)
• A total of 3600 sheets of 80 lb. text.
• All paper drawers support the full range of substrates
Paper output system • Autoduplex/autoperfecting standard
• Main stacking tray with 23.6 in stack height with job offset stacking (6000 sheets of 80 lb text)
• Proof tray with 2.36 in stack height (600 sheets of 18 lb text)
Dimensions of print engine Height: 81.7 in; Width: 155.5 in; Depth: 89.8 in
Weight 5754 lb
Architecture HP SmartStream Onboard Print Server
Supported formats and standards Postscript Level 1,2,3 PDF 1.7, PDF/X-1a:2001, PDF/X-3:2002, PDF/X-3:2003, PPML/T, JLYT/SNAP, GIF, TIFF 6.0, JPEG, EPS,
PPML 2.1, JDF 1.2

Contact;
Hewlett-Packard Company
1001 Summit Boulevard
Mailstop 401
Atlanta, GA 30319
USA
Tel: +1 800 289 5986
Fax: +1 404 648 2054

DI Press – Presstek 34DI® Digital Offset Printing Press

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DI Press   Presstek 34DI® Digital Offset Printing Press photo digital printing pressesPresstek 34DI is a highly automated four-color digital offset press ideally suited for fast turnaround, short-run, high-quality color printing. The 34DI produces up to 7,000 13.39 x 18.11” sheets per hour, file-to-sellable printed sheet consistently occurs in approximately 10 minutes. This streamlined workflow reduces the time and cost to turn a job around while delivering up to 300 lpi and stochastic screening on a broad range of substrate thicknesses up to 20pt. (0.06mm to 0.5mm). Presstek 34DI offers a low average cost per page for 250 to 10,000 impressions and can produce more jobs, more profitably in less time. The 34DI is available as the 34DI-X, a high productivity model and the 34DI-E an entry-level configuration.

Feature 34DI-X 34DI-E
Maximum Print Speed (S.P.H.) 7,000 7,000
Minimum Print Speed (S.P.H.) 1,500 1,500
Sheet Orientation Portrait Portrait
Sheet Thickness 0.0024” – 0.02” (0.06 – 0.5mm) 0.0024” – 0.02” (0.06 – 0.5mm)
Maximum Sheet Size 13.39” x18.11” (340 x 460 mm) 13.39” x18.11” (340 x 460 mm)
Minimum Sheet Size 3.54” x 3.94” (90 x 100 mm) 3.54” x 3.94” (90 x 100 mm)
Maximum Print Format 12.99” x 17.72” (330 x 450 mm)
w/ 0.354 (9mm) gripper margin 12.99” x 17.72” (330 x 450 mm)
w/ 0.354 (9mm) gripper margin
Image Resolution 2540 dots/in (100 dots/mm) 2540 dots/in (100 dots/mm)
Imaging Time 4.5 minutes 9 minutes
Automated Changeover 10 minutes 14.5 minutes
Ink Zones per unit 11 11
Ink Rollers per unit 15 15
Form Rollers 4 4
Feeder Universal Universal
Feeder Pile Capacity 15.75” (400mm) 15.75” (400mm)
Delivery Pile Capacity 15.75 (400 mm) 15.75 (400 mm)
Weight 9,950 (4,513 kg) 9,950 (4,513 kg)
Physical Dimension(LxWxH) 10’ 7 x 8’8” 5’6”
(3,230 x 2,635 x 1,665 mm) 10’ 7 x 8’8” 5’6”
(3,230 x 2,635 x 1,665 mm)

Contact;
Presstek, Inc.
55 Executive Drive
Hudson, NH 03051
Phone: (603) 595-7000
Fax: (603) 546-4234

Xerox 700 Digital Color Press

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Xerox 700 Digital Color Press photo digital printing pressesBenefits – Xerox 700
Grow your digital printing business by expanding your revenue opportunities and reducing costs
Enter the production printing market or boost your in-house color production with robust capabilities
Reduce costs with the first true production-capable printer that makes it easy to get started in digital production printing
Flexibility to produce a wide variety of applications, on both coated and uncoated paper
Enable highly efficient, profitable digital printing by integrating with the Xerox FreeFlow™ Digital Workflow collection
Five color servers and a wide assortment of feeding and finishing capabilities provide a perfect fit for your business model

Features – Xerox 700
Print or copy in full color at speeds up to 70 ppm
Exceptional image quality with the highest resolution available – 2400 x 2400 dpi – produces smooth color sweeps, sharp, high-resolution photographs, crisp, clean text, outstanding gradients and fine detail
Automatically print two sided on coated paper up to 80lb cover / 220gsm
Inline finishing of coated paper
Create high value documents with a smooth, offset-like matte finish, outstanding shadow detail, and superior halftones with low melt Emulsion Aggregation (EA) toner
Choose between 5 color servers with a variety of color management tools, workflow capabilities, and processing speeds to best fit your needs
Expand your applications to include coated brochures, newsletters, direct mail, manuals, and more by adding finishing capabilities that include stacking, multi-position stapling and hole punching, saddle stitch booklet making, and folding
Increase your productivity with a paper capacity as high as 5,900 sheets of 13×19.2 sized paper with optional Oversized High Capacity feeder
Protect your sensitive data with powerful security features including data encryption, IP filtering, disk overwrite, and password protection

Contact;
Xerox Corporation
PO Box 1000
MS 7060-583
Wilsonville, OR 97070
Support: 1-800-835-6100
FAX: (503) 682-2980

Mitsubishi DPX 4 System

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Mitsubishi 	DPX 4 System photo digital printing pressesAdvanced drum with outstanding output
The drum in the DPX 4 is based on the latest manufacturing technologies. It is made of extruded aluminum to achieve extremely high precision and accuracy. DPX 4 will expose at any resolution between 1200 and 3000 dpi. This is achieved by automatic and dynamical adjustment of the spot size through varying laser intensity and focus. This results in a perfect spot that gives you high quality prints.
DPX 4 comes standard with a Bacher 425mm punch with the possibility to change to a new position very easily. It can also be field upgraded for Bacher 220mm punch as well as Komori 550mm punch.

The built-in processor is a twin-bath processor with one temperature controlled activator tank with mechanical stirrer and circulation pump to ensure even processing and a stabilizer tank. Both tanks have sensors for controlling the chemistry level and active replenishment to ensure the correct level of new chemistry in the tanks and to achieve precise activation of the polyester plate. The dryer unit is sensor equipped for computer controlled temperature, ensuring a correctly dried plate, ready for use. DPX 4 takes no engineer, and with the maintenance friendly design, the processor requires only little attention and gives you more time for your core business – Printing.

User friendly interface
The DPX is controlled by the PC based DotManager interface. This very easy-to-use interface gives you full control of the unit allowing you to monitor machine activity at any stage of the processing. The DotManager covers everything from defining material set-ups, material compartment selections and setting up the processor preferences. Service can even be done remotely by your service provider, using remote software feature thus keeping service cost down.

Flexible front-end connections
DPX 4 can be connected to any common front-end workflow. Esko-Graphics offers a choice of one of three different software options. EskoTiff, a simple 1-bit-tiff interface for connection to other Rips or workflow, or our well-known RipMate or FlowDrive 4. Regardless of your workflow – we have the solution for you.
Expand your business
DPX 4 is ideal for the 4-up market, especially together with the imposition feature of our FlowDrive workflow. One media compartment for 61m of 0.2mm polyester plate on 6 inch core and one 425-mm Bacher 2000 plate punch come as standard. Plate size up to 750 x 680mm (26,77 x 29,5″).

Technology
Digital Silver Halide Polyester
Exposure System
Internal Drum

Material
2 Media compartments (second is
optional)
Cassette definitions: 16
Capacity of material: 61m / 200 ft. per roll
Plate thickness: 8mil/0.2mm
Core size: 6.0″

Plate Format
Max: 680 x 750mm / 26,77“ x 29,9 “
Min: 305 x 305mm / 12” x 12”

Image Definitions
Max image format: 654.9 x 747mm / 25,78” x 29,4”
Image to image repeatability – 0,0075mm / 0,0003”

Punch Register
425mm Bacher 2000 included as standard
Punch to image repeatability 0,0175mm / 0,0007”

Exposure
Light source: Optic fiber 650-675nm Red Laser
Resolutions in dpi: 1200-3000
Spot size: 10 – 26
Spinner speed: 62.500rpm
Exposure quality Screen ruling: Max 175lpi Tint: 3-97%
Tint variation over full exposure: 1 dot %

Production Speed
Plate size: 745x605mm / 23,8” x 29,3”
27 plates per hour at 2540dpi
38 plates per hour at 1200dpi

Processor (2 bath)
Activator bath:
Heater controlled: 28°C – 30°C working
range
Mechanical stirrer and circulation
Tank capacity: 15 liters
Stabilizer bath:
Tank capacity: 7.5 liters
Replenishment:
Active replenishment
2 x 10 liters replenishment containers
Drain system:
Overflow system to 30 liters waste
tank.
Drain pump to empty waste tank
Dryer:
Computer controlled dryer
Temperature range: 30°C – 50°C

Options
Extra Media compartment
220mm Bacher punch
550 Komori punch

Working environment
40 – 70% humidity, non-condensing
Temperature 18 – 25°C
Max. Temperature change: 2°C/hour

Storage
Temperature: -5 – 50°C / 23 – 122°F
Humidity: 80% RH, non-condensing

Pre-Installation Data
Dimensions (HxWxD): 1620x1370x1060mm
Weight: 500kg
Power requirements:
200 – 240VAC, 50/60Hz, 16A

Contact;
K. Wilson & Company Inc.
189 Beacon Street, South San Francisco, CA 94080 Phone: 650-952-3003 Fax: 650-952-2577

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