Horizon HOF-30 High Speed Off-Line Feeder

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Flexible, Secure Solution for Digital & Offset Printing
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The Standard Horizon HOF-30 High-speed Sheet Feeder provides production speed and flexibility for digital print environments. The HOF-30 feeds pre-collated digital output at up to 27,000 sheets per hour, and can be combined with Horizon SPF-20/20A or SPF-30 class saddlestitching systems. By adding a collating tower, the finishing system can effectively serve print shops that perform both offset and digital printing under one roof. A mark reader also enables the HOF-30 to handle personalized, variable sheet count documents with integrity and verification. An optional cover feeder provides additional production flexibility.

The HOF-30 is a high speed sheet feeder. As pre-collated digital print volumes grow, and converge with offset print environments, the HOF-30 is the perfect finishing solution to serve both print sources.

Product Details

  • High Speed: The system feeds at a speed of 27,000/hr, using Horizon's patented rotary feeding system. Feeding speed is unaffected by sheet size.
  • High Pile: Pile height is 450mm. 2 sets of feeding trays are provided as standard equipment for maximum efficiency.
  • Stable Feeding: Horizon's unique stream feeding system insures that sheets are fed consistently and reliably. Sets are then accumulated and transported to the bookletmaking accessories.
  • Versatility: When connected with VAC-series collators, the HOF-30 is a flexible finishing solution serving both digital and offset printing. For digital work, the HOF-30 is a high-speed sheet feeder while the VAC-series collator provides cover inserting. When the VAC-series collator is feeding offset work, the HOF-30 serves as a bypass conveyor and reject tray for nonstop production.
  • Dynamic: The HOF-30 has the capability to handle variable data applications. A mark reader enables the HOF-30 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). Optional CCD camera: Image detection for cover (cover only).
System Expansion

The HOF-30 can be connected with Horizon bookletmakers including SPF-20/FC-20 series and StitchLiner to form a complete in-line bookletmaking system.
  • Up to 27,000 Sheets/Hour
  • High Speed
  • High Pile up to 16.9"
  • Capable of Handling Variable Data Applications
  • Stable Feeding
  • Versatility
  • Dynamic
  • High Security

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Sheet Size HOF-30 Feed Max. 350(W) x 500(L) mm (13.77" x 19.68")
Min. 200(W) x 275(L) mm (7.87" x 10.82")
Bypass Mode: Max. 350(W) x 500(L) mm (13.77" x 19.68")
Min. 120(W) x 180(L) mm (4.72" x 7.08")
When connecting with StitchLiner, 140(W) x 206(L) mm (5.52" x 8.12") at minimum.
Sheet Weight Range 52 to 130 gsm Normal Paper
73 to 160 gsm Coated Paper
Feed Speed Max. 27,000 sheets/hr. (Three Steps Adjustable)
Sheet Pile Height on Feed Tray Max. 450 mm (17.7")
Voltage/Frequency Single Phase 220V 50/60Hz
Single Phase 230V 50/60Hz
Machine Dimensions 1,460(W) x 630(D) x 945(H) mm (57.5" x 24.8" x 37.2")