Horizon HOF-20 Sheet Feeder

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High Speed Sheet-Feeding - For Digitally Collated Sets

The Horizon HOF-20 high speed Sheet Feeder, with integrated cover feeder, provides production speed and flexibility for digital print environments. The HOF-20 feeds pre-collated digital output at up to 27,000 sheets per hour, and can be combined with Horizon SPF-20/20A/200A or SPF-30 class saddle stitching systems. A mark reader also enables the HOF-20 to handle personalized, variable sheet count documents with integrity and verification.

Product Details

  • High Speed: The System feeds at a speed of 27,000 sheets/hr., using Horizon's patented rotary suction feeding system. Feeding speed is unaffected by sheet size.
  • High-Pile: Maximum pile height is 430mm (16.9") on the sheet feed tray and 130mm (5.1") on the cover feed tray. For maximum efficiency, 2 sets of trays for sheet feeding are provided as standard equipment, so one set is always available for pre-loading.
  • Stable Feeding: Horizon's unique stream feeding system insures that sheets are fed consistently and reliably. Sets are then accumulated and transported to the SPF-20/20A or StitchLiner 5500.
  • Flexibility: The cover feed tray also serves as a sheet feeder to perform side stitching and corner stitching of A4 / 8.5" x 11" landscape orientation. This feeder is capable of feeding a minimum sheet size of 200 x 180 mm (4.8" x 7.1").
  • Dynamic: The HOF-20 has the capability to handle variable data applications. A mark sensor enables the HOF-20 to handle variable sheet count documents with integrity and verification.
    • High Security: Opacity Sensor: Miss-Feed, Double-Feed or Jam Detection
    • Mark Sensor: Page Order Detection (Top and Last Sheet)
  • Option: CCD Camera - Image Detection for the top sheet at the accumulating area.
  • Up to 27,000 Sheets Per Hour
  • Pile Height up to 16.9"
  • Integrated Cover Feeder
  • Capable of Handling Variable Data Applications

Equipment Specifications:

Max. Sheet Size Max. 350(W) x 500(L) mm (13.77" x 19.68")
Min. Sheet Size Sheet Feed Station Min. 200(W) x 275(L) mm (7.88" x 10.83")
Cover Feed Station Min. 200(W) x 180(L) mm (7.88" x 7.09")
Sheet Weight Range Sheet Feed Station Normal Paper 52 to 130 gsm, Coated Paper 73 to 160 gsm
Cover Feed Station Normal Paper 64 to 256 gsm, Coated Paper 79 to 256 gsm
Feed Speed Sheet Feed Station Max. 27,000 sheets/hr. (Three Steps Adjustable)
Cover Feed Station Max. 8,000 sheets/hr. (A4 / 8.5" x 11")
Sheet Pile Height on Feed Tray Sheet Feed Station Max. 430 mm (16.9")
Cover Feed Station Max. 130 mm (5.1")
Connectable Units StitchLiner5500, SPF-20A, SPF-20
Voltage / Frequency Single Phase 220 V, 50 / 60 Hz
Single Phase 230 V, 50 Hz