Horizon StitchLiner 5500

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Saddle-Stitching System


The StitchLiner 5500 combines efficiency and ease of operation of flat sheet collating with the productivity, versatility and quality of a Horizon saddle stitching system. At up to 5,500 booklets an hour it's ideal for short, medium and long production runs. The icon-based touch screen and automation allow even less experienced operators to quickly and easily set up a new booklet job. Horizon's 4-page signature concept scores and then folds, thus eliminating the time-consuming intermediate folding process required for 8 and 16 page formats. The SPF-30 quick change saddle stitcher delivers high quality stitching on booklets up to 10mm thick. The in-line three knife trimming provides complete, high-quality finishing on even the thickest booklets. The U-shaped layout is floor-space efficient and very convenient for the operator to monitor the system without running back and forth.

At up to 5,500 booklets per hour with quick-changeover, the StitchLiner 5500 is ideal for short, medium and long production runs.

  • User-friendly operation through the color touchscreen and accurate automation achieve short make-ready for quick turnaround.
  • Folding is performed in-line to simplify the saddlestitching workflow and improve operational efficiency.
  • Various optional devices are available for both offset and digital printing.
  • The convenient U-shaped layout allows the operatorto monitor work in progress.
*View "Extended" information tab for additional information for StitchLiner 5500 VAC, SPF, HTS, and ACF series options.


  • User-friendly operation
  • Color Touchscreen
  • Folding is performed in-line
  • Various optional devices are available
  • Quick turnaround
  • Accurate sheet registration
VAC Series

Horizon's unique rotary suction feeding system operates effectively on a wide range of paper stocks.

Rotary Suction Feeding

  • Horizon’s unique rotary suction feeding system can feed paper weights from 52 gsm tissue paper to 208 gsm cardboard.
  • The feed wheel employs a special, highly durable rubber for totally mark-less feeding.
  • Feed height sensors and air blowers allow a wide range of sheets to be fed.
VAC-1000

Stable collation for a wide variety of paper stocks. Suitable for multiple page jobs.

  • Advanced programming functions are available such as Double Cycle for non-stop operation and Block Feed for accurate bookletmaking.
  • The VAC-1000 is expandable up to 6 towers, 60 feed bins.
VAC-600H

Maximum pile height is 130 mm (5.11"). Suitable for longer run production.

  • Each bin has 130 mm (5.11”) pile height capacity. Compared to the VAC-1000, the bin capacity is 2.4 times greater for longer run production.
  • Advanced programming functions are available such as Double Cycle for non-stop operation and Block Feed for accurate bookletmaking.
  • Optional image checking system (CCD-VAC) is available for higher quality control.
  • The VAC-600H is expandable up to 6 towers, 36 feed bins.

ACF-30

Accurate sheet registration, scoring and folding. In-line plow fold mechanism eliminates unnecessary folding steps.

  • Jogging Section: The jog guides are adjusted automatically according to the sheet size input on the SPF-30S. The gathered sheets are accumulated, jogged, registered and transported at a right angle to the scoring section.
  • Fold Section: The scored sheets are folded reliably along the score line by a continuous series of forming rollers. The pressing rollers insure a sharp, tight fold.
  • Scoring Section: The jogged set is precisely scored on the center of the sheet. The number of sheets per folded section can be divided and then scored to insure a tight folded booklet.

SP30S

Quick changeover and professional quality...Handles booklets up to 10mm thick.

  • Color Touchscreen: Each finishing station is automatically set in less than 30 seconds (A4 to A5 / 8.5” x 11” to 5.5” x 8.5”) by simply inputting the sheet size and booklet size on the color touchscreen. Five steps of speed mode and jog delay time can be adjusted depending on the sheet condition or finishing size. Up to 200 different jobs can be saved for instant job recall.
  • Stitch Section: Booklets up to 10 mm thick (50 sheets of normal 80 gsm paper) can be stitched. The folded sets are jogged from the head and foot, then centered on the saddle by the centering mechanism before the heavy-duty stitching heads fire to produce accurately stitched booklets. The stitch wire length is automatically adjusted according to the book thickness. Optional devices are available for a wide variety of applications such as 4-stitching and loop stitching.


HTS-30S

Professional-quality three-knife trimming applies the final finish. A center-cut option enables two-up production.

  • Fore-edge Trim Section: The servo-motor controlled feed mechanism provides for accurate booklet registration and fore-edge trimming. The guide is automatically adjusted according to the sheet size input on the touchscreen on the SPF-30S.
  • Top and Bottom Trim Section: The top and bottom of the booklet are trimmed accurately, and trimming waste is smoothly extracted from the trim box to a movable chute with a powerful air blower. An optional center knife device can be fitted for two-up booklet production.
  • Conveyor Section: Finished booklets are neatly delivered to the exit conveyor. An optional preset kicker PK-30 separates a batch of booklets at a predetermined count.