A versatile, flexible booklet making system designed for digital printing
The PowerSquare 160 is a powerful hand feed booklet maker with one pass stapling, folding, square spine forming and face trimming to produce added value SquareBack books your customers will love! SquareBack books have the superior square-spined appearance of a perfect bound book, but with the security of a stitched spine. They lie flat and are easy to pack, stack and handle. There is no risk of loose pages and you can print on the spine.
With the versatility of handling sheet sizes from 5.5" x 8" to 14.5" x 24.5" you can produce a wide range a finished booklet sizes including 11" x 8.5" letter landscape booklets.
Greater flexibility is offered with the capability of handling up to 40 sheets of 20 lb. bond to produce up to a 160 page booklet and for booklets with thicker sheets and fewer pages it will handle up to 400 gsm (150 lb. cover stock).
The maintenance free stapling system contains 5,000 high tensile staples in each cartridge. The 2 low impact staple heads with moving clinchers produce a flat stapled finish. The staple heads auto-adjust the staple pitch according to the the sheet size with a range of 4" to 6".
The PowerSquare™ Book Stacker (PBS) delivers huge efficiency gains, enabling unattended operation for extended periods. Different sized books need no adjustment and you can unload the stacker on-the-run. Books are stacked vertically, so very little extra floor space is needed. With a 36.5" capacity it does not require unloading for extended periods allowing the operator to focus on feeding.
The PowerSquare™ 2-Knife Trimmer (P2T) completes the booklet making process by trimming the top and bottom edge of the book. It provides a professional solution for full-bleed printed work, essential for color printed applications.
Side trimming the finished book is the last process to give a cleaner, sharper and more accurate result than pre-slitting. Up to 1.5” can be trimmed from each end of a book. The trim position can be offset to match the image position.