Horizon AFC-566FG Suction Feed Folder

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Hoirzon AFC-566FG Computerized Cross Folder

Automated set-ups ensure user-friendly operation and consistent folding.
Comfortable folding operation. High performance, space efficient automated cross-knife folding machines - The Horizon AFC-56 Series feature advanced automation with user-friendliness and high quality folding.

The Standard Horizon AFC-566FG Automated Floor Model Folder includes advanced set-up automation through a user-friendly 10.4” color touch-screen control panel that displays all common fold formats and sheet sizes for easy selection. The AFC-566FG brings folder automation to new heights with fully automated setup, including gap settings. This folder has been designed to serve the graphic arts and digital print markets, with ultra-quick changeovers and the ability to handle sensitive digitally-imaged sheets without marking, enabled by specially-formulated combination roller and scoring systems. The AFC-566FG is equipped with 6 fold plates, which allow a wide variety of fold patterns in a minimum amount of floor space, at speeds up to 42,000 sheets per hour.

Product Details
  • Set-up a wide variety of fold patterns by simply touching the corresponding icon and inputting the sheet size on the large LCD color touchscreen.
  • 17 fold patterns are set on 566FG.
  • Automated setups take just a few seconds. The LCD touchscreen prompts the operator through all remaining settings for fast, efficient production. All adjustments are user-friendly and require minimal skill or training.
  • All roller gap settings can be performed automatically through the LCD touchscreen inserting a single sheet at the caliper.
  • Standard wireless remote controller for more convenient operation.
  • Fold rollers are constructed with a combination of steel and soft polyurethane for superior grip and sharp, consistent folding.
  • Horizon's advanced rotary suction feed system delivers fast, consistent feeding on a wide range of paper stocks.
  • Up to 200 job settings can be memorized for quick and easy recall of regular job.
  • The optional pXnet bindery control system makes job scheduling and tracking for the AFC-56 series super efficient, or accept JDF setup data from an upstream workflow.
  • Automated Setup Color LCD Touchscreen
  • Superior Fold Quality
  • 6 Buckle Plates
  • Wireless Remote Controller
  • High-Speed Feeder
Machine Structure 6KTT (6 Buckles + Fold Knife + 2 Buckles Below Knife)
Maximum Sheet Size
  • 558(W) x 850(L) mm (21.965" x 33.460")
  • (AFC-566FGL: 1,100(L) mm (43.310") Factory Option)
Minimum Sheet Size
  • 128(W) x 148(L) mm (5.040" x 5.830")
  • (Side Lay Guide Minimum Set Position: 74(W) mm (3.0")
Sheet Weight Range Normal Paper 35 to 244 gsm, Art/Coated Paper 50 to 232 gsm
Buckle Fold Length 1st Buckle 30 to 450 mm (1.2" x 17.7")
2nd Buckle 30 to 450 mm (1.2" x 17.7")
3rd Buckle 30 to 450 mm (1.2" x 17.7")
4th Buckle 30 to 360 mm (1.2" x 14.1")
5th Buckle 30 to 450 mm (1.2" x 17.7")
6th Buckle 30 to 360 mm (1.2" x 14.1")
K1 Buckle 30 to 150 mm (1.2" x 5.9")
K2 Buckle 30 to 150 mm (1.2" x 5.9")
Knife Fold Size
  • Maximum 558(W) x 30(L) mm (21.9" x 16.1")
  • Knife Length: 410 mm (16.1")
  • Minimum 160(W) x 30(L) (6.3" x 1.2")
  • 190(W) mm (7.5") with automatic setup
Feeding Mechanism Air Suction Rotaor & 2 Cylinder Separator Head (Feed interval & suction time are adjustable)
Maximum Pile Height 740mm (29.1") [within 250kg (551.3lbs)]
Belt Speed 30 to 240m (32 to 261 yd.)/min [Knife Fold: 200 m (218 yd)/min]
Production Speed
  • 42,000 sheets/hr. [A4 (8.5" x 11") Parallel Fold]
  • 17,000 sheets/hr. [500(W) x 700(L)mm (19.7" x 27.6") 8-page Cross Fold]
Standard Fold Roller
  • Combination of soft polyurethane foam rubber & steel roller
  • Optional side-cut blades can be attached to the roller
Roller Gap Adjustment Automatic Setting
Slit Perforation Cut 6mm (0.24"), Blank 4mm (0.16")
Perforation Cut 2.5mm (0.1"), Blank 0.8 mm (0.03") [Option: Cut 3.2 mm (0.13"), Blank 0.8 mm (0.03")/Cut 1.4 mm (0.06"), Blank 0.8 mm (0.03")]
Scoring
  • Scoring Width: About 1 mm (0.04") (Depends on sheet type)
  • Lower Roller with soft polyurethane foam roller
Number of Holders
  • Standard: 1 Slit Perforation Blade, 2 Perforation Blades
  • Maximum 12 blades can be attached
Automatic Setup Suction head, table guide, side lay guide, 1st to 6th buckle, knife stopper, knife guide (front/rear), K1/K2 buckle below knife, roller gap (1st to 7th rollers, perforation rollers, knife rollers and rollers below knife)
Automatic Setup Accuracy Setting Accuracy: +/-1 mm, Consistency Accuracy: +/-1 mm
Deflectors
  • 1st to 6th Buckle: Buckle Stopper & Deflector
  • K1/K2 Buckle (Below Knife): Buckle Stopper & Deflector
Fold Patterns Parallel fold, short fold, gate fold, accordion fold, zigzag (4 panel) fold, zigzag (5 panel) fold, letter fold, double parallel fold, 8-page cross fold, 12-page cross fold, zigzag cross fold, DL Fold (Letter/Accordion), 16-page transformation fold, zigzag (6 panel) fold, zigzag (7 panel) fold, roll fold
Job Memory 200 Jobs
Vacuum Pump
  • Flow: 40m3/hr
  • Voltage/Frequency: 3-Phase 230/Y400 V +/-10% 50/60 Hz
  • Power Consumption: 1.8 / 2.2 kW (50 / 60 Hz)
Voltage / Frequency 3-Phase 200 V. 50 / 60 Hz 220 V, 60 Hz 400 V, 50 / 60 Hz
Rated Current
  • 3-Phase 200 V: 50/60 Hz, 10.4/12.6A
  • 3-Phase 220 V: 60 Hz, 11.5A
  • 3-Phase 400 V: 50/60 Hz, 5.6/6.3A
Power Consumption (Including Pump)
  • 3-Phase 200 V: 50/60 Hz, 10.4/12.6A, 3.2/4.0 kW
  • 3-Phase 220 V: 60 Hz, 11.5A, 4.0 kW
  • 3-Phase 400 V: 50/60 Hz, 5.6/6.3A, 3.2/4.0 kW
Heat Output 4.210 kJ (1,010 kcal)
Motors 0.75 kW x 1, 0.2 kW x 2.25 W x 1, 0.4 kW x 1 (Servo) 2.2 kW x 1 (Pump)
  • 17 fold patterns are set up by simply touching the icon for the desired fold pattern and inputting the sheet size on the large LCD color touchscreen
  • All roller gap settings can be performed automatically through the LCD touchscreen inserting a single sheet at the caliper
  • Standard wireless remote controller for more convenient operation
  • The AFC-566FG is equipped with 6 buckles, 1 cross knife and 2 buckles under the cross knife
  • Fold rollers are constructed with a combination of steel and soft polyurethane for superior grip and sharp, consistent folding
  • Horizon’s advanced rotary suction feed system for fast, consistent feeding of a wide range of paper stocks. (42,000 sheets/hr. with A4 parallel fold)