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Formax Atlas C102 Automatic Creaser

Formax Atlas C102 Automatic Creaser

In today’s digital print environment, it’s not enough to simply print a piece; it must be finished properly for a clean, professional look. The Atlas C102 Auto-Feeding Creaser/Perforator is a fully-automatic, user-friendly solution to solve the problem of cracking in toner-based digital prints. Utilizing a unique creasing matrix, it compresses paper fibers instead of cutting them, virtually eliminating cracks on a creased or folded edge.

The quick-release blade system makes it easy to swap between creasing and perforating blades and requires no tools. It features variable creasing depth, which can be adjusted using a simple sliding lever, to accommodate different paper weights.

An extended infeed deck now accommodates sheets up to 35” L x 13” W. The height-adjustable outfeed stacker can be moved to match the paper stack height and keeps processed sheets neatly organized for quick and easy removal.

Using the graphics-based 7” touchscreen control panel, operators can easily set-up and save jobs in just minutes or use one of the six pre-programmed settings. The C102 automatically calculates the crease positions based on paper size and sets them accordingly. The powerful bottom-suction air-feed system allows for continuous loading of sheets, which increases productivity while maintaining accuracy, even with heavier stocks.

This fully-automatic air-feed creaser offers variable speed control to accommodate a wide variety of sheet sizes and thicknesses. With the ability to produce up to 16 creases per sheet, it can process up to 8,500 sheets (8.5” x 11”) or up to 11,000 sheets (6.5” x 8.5”) per hour. Perforating capabilities are also standard, with a wide range of perf wheels to suit many different applications.

Options include a cross and part perforation kit, narrow sheet guide, narrow creasing matrix, and a variety of perforating wheels in fine and coarse teeth configurations.

With rugged metal construction and a compact footprint, the Atlas C102 is an ideal addition to small print shops and production facilities with limited space that want to expand their digital print finishing capabilities.

Standard Features:

Technical Specifications

Speed: Up to 8,500 sheets per hour * (8.5” x 11”)
Up to 11,000 sheets per hour * (6.5” x 8.5”)
Sheet Size: Max: 35” x 13”
Min: 8.3” x 5.5”
Paper Thickness: Max: 0.015” (approx. 400gsm)
Min: 0.004” (approx. 80gsm)
Creases per Sheet: Up to 16
Minimum Repeat Crease Distance: 0.03” (depending on paper weight)
Minimum Crease Distance from Leading Edge: 0.09”
Minimum Crease Distance from Trailing Edge: 1.37”
Programmable Jobs: 50
Dimensions: 75.4” L x 20.5” W x 48” H
Weight: 267 lb
Power: 220V, 50/60hz, 15A, NEMA 6-15P

Additional Information

Formax Atlas C102 Brochure