IM-30 Sheet Inserter

Standard Horizon

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Standard Horizon IM-30 Sheet Inserter

The Standard Horizon IM-30 In-line Sheet Inserter, complements the StitchLiner SaddleStitcher and SPF-200A Bookletmaker. The IM-30 is capable of inserting up to 3 independent sheets into booklets at speeds up to 4,000 per hour.

The IM-30 can automatically insert sheets in the middle of or beneath the top sheet of a booklet when connected in-line with the Standard Horizon StitchLiner SaddleStitcher or SPF-200A Bookletmaker. 

The IM-30 has three bins with 4.9 inches of capacity in each, allowing for less frequent reloading of paper. The IM-30 uses the same patented rotary-pulse vacuum feeding system as the proven VAC Series collators, and delivers exceptional productivity on nearly all paper stocks for inserts such as post cards, hole-punched sheets, and folded sheets. 

The IM-30 is equipped with a touch-screen control console for ease of operation, advanced programming, error detection and system monitoring. System functions are presented using an icon-based graphical interface. This provides for easy training, operation and troubleshooting. The IM-30 eliminates manual processes to increase productivity and reduce labor costs.

Key Benefits
  • Labor Savings - Reduce labor costs by improving productivity with minimal operator involvement
  • High-Speed Production - Increase productivity with high speed operation
    • With StitchLiner 5500: 4,000 Booklets/hour
    • With SPF-200A: 3,600 Booklets/hour
  • Wide Variety of Inserting Applications - Increase production capabilities with a wide range of inserting applications. Up to three sheets can be inserted in to the middle of a booklet or beneath the top sheet.
  • User Friendliness - Intuitive touchscreen control and quality checking systems increase production efficiency with minimal errors.
  • Quality Checking System Includes:
    • Feed Section Error Sensor
    • Separation Error Sensor
    • Booklet Jam Sensor
  • Automated Paper Insertion into a Folded Sheet or Booklet
  • High-speed Production up to 4,000 Booklets/hour
  • Insertion Beneath the Top Sheet or into the Middle of the Booklet
  • Up to Three Sheets can be Inserted
  • Suction Feed System Enables the Feeding of Wide Range of Sheets
  • Manual Feeding is Available
Booklet Size (Top-Bottom x Spine-Fore-edge) Max. 312 x 230 mm (12.2” x 9”)
Min. 257 x 182 mm (10.2” x 7.2”)
Sheet Weight Range for Booklet Normal Paper : 64 to 210 gsm, Coated Paper : 80 to 210 gsm
Page Number of Booklet Available (Before Inserting) 4 pages (available depending on the condition) to 80 pages (82 gsm)
Insert Position Middle of booklet, or Beneath top sheet
Sheet Size Max. 297(L) x 220(W) mm (11.6” x 8.6”) Min. 148(L) x 100(W) mm (5.9” x 4”) (A6)
Sheet Weight Range for Sheet Normal Paper : 64 to 210 gsm, Coated Paper : 74 to 210 gsm
Number of Sheets Inserted Up to 3 sheets
Bin Stack Height 125 mm (4.9”)/Bin
Error Detection Feed Section Error, Separation Error, Booklet Jam
Production Speed Inline with StitchLiner5500 : Max. 4,000 booklets/hr. (Nonstop operation with Faulty Set Ejecting Function)
Stand-alone or Inline with SPF-200A/FC-200A : Max. 3,600 booklets/hr. (Transport speed of booklet can be changed in three steps.)
Voltage / Frequency 3-Phase 200 / 220 V, 50 / 60 Hz Single Phase 230 V, 50 Hz
Rated Current 200 V, 50 Hz, 5.2 A (Peak 5.4 A) / 60 Hz, 4.3 A (Peak 4.5 A)
220 V, 50 Hz, 4.2 A (Peak 4.6 A) / 60 Hz, 4.3 A (Peak 4.7 A)
230 V, 50 Hz, 5.7 A (Peak 6.2 A)
Power Consumption 200 V, 50 / 60 Hz, 1.0 kW
220 V, 50 Hz, 1.0 kW / 60 Hz, 1.1 kW
230 V, 50 Hz, 1.0 kW
Heat Output 2,120 kJ (510 kcal)
Motors 550 W x 2 / 90 W x 2 / 60 W x 1 / 25 W x 1 / 15 W x 2
Machine Dimensions 2,330(W) x 1,900(D) x 1,800(H) mm (91.8” x 74.8” x 70.9”)
Machine Weight IM-30 Main Body : 430 kg (948.0 lbs), Delivery Conveyor : 35 kg (77.2 lbs.), StitchLiner IM-30 Conveyor IM-BC (Option) : 15 kg (33.1 lbs.)
Options Preset Kicker (PK-30), Error Insert Detector (IM-SD) StitchLiner IM-30 Conveyor (IM-BC), SPF-200A IM-30 Conveyor (IM-CC)