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Standard BQ-160 Perfect Binder

Standard BQ-160 Perfect Binder

Professional quality books with a simple process. Up to 40 mm / 1.6” thick books can be bound. Simple touchscreen operation and an efficient binding procedure achieves production rates up to 180 cycles per hour.

Color Touchscreen
A graphical icon-based color touchscreen is provided for easy set-up and operator navigation.

Ecology functions: Power saving mode (standby mode): If the system is not used for a predetermined period, the glue tank heater will automatically adjusts to a lower temperature.

Auto shut down mode: If the system is not used for a predetermined period of time, the system automatically shuts down.

Clamper Section
The clamp opens and closes with the simple press of a button for operator convenience.

Notching Section
The double-pass notching function produces strong book binds.Notching can be easily set ON or OFF from the touchscreen.

Glue Tank Section
Uniquely designed glue tank ensures superior glue application to the book spine for quality binding.

Nipping Section
Strong nipper mechanism ensures quality book binds. Nipping pressure, nipping height and angle can be adjusted from the touch screen.

Cover Section
Perfect binding, tape binding and padding can be performed. Tape width can be adjusted automatically by selecting desired width from the touchscreen.

Creaser (CRB-160): Option
Optional CRB-160 impact creaser can be on-line to prepare creased (up to 8 line) cover.

Technical Specifications

Binding Type Cover Binding, Tape Binding, Pad Binding
Book Block Size Spine Length x Fore-edge Length
Max. 350 x 300 mm / 13.7” x 11.8”
Min. 70 x 128 mm / 2.8” x 5.1”
Book Block Thickness 1 to 40 mm / 0.04" to 1.6"
Cover Size Length x Width
Max. 350 x 640 mm / 13.7” x 25.1”
Min. 70 x 256 mm / 2.8” x 10.1”
    Cover Weight Range
82 to 302 gsm / 22 to 80 lb
Glue Temperature 120 to 200 °C / 248 to 392 °F
- 180 °C or 356 °F for HM-110 glue
- 140 °C or 284 °F for optional HM-302 low temperature glue
      Cycle Speed
Max. 180 cycles per hour (Cover Binding)
Max. 120 cycles per hour (Pad binding)
Voltage/Frequency Single Phase 115 to 120 V, 50 / 60 Hz
Single Phase 220 to 240 V, 50 / 60 Hz
Rated Current Single Phase 115 to 120 V, 50 / 60 Hz, 7.7 A
Single Phase 220 to 240 V, 50 / 60 Hz, 3.5 A
Machine Dimensions W1,370 x D540 x H1,331 mm / W54.0” x D21.3” x H52.5
Machine Weight 204 kg / 449.8 lb

Additional Information

Standard BQ-160 Brochure