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The Horizon BQ-160 PUR single-clamp perfect binder satisfies the fast-growing demand for short-run digital photo books and prepared book blocks for case binding, with its PUR adhesive system. The binder is also capable of padding and tape binding.  A dynamic color touchscreen allows the operator to easily adjust a range of settings including cover alignment with the spine, nipping pressure, clamping pressure and much more. Other features on the BQ-160 include energy-save and auto-off functions, the ability to notch in one or both directions, and an optional carbon air filtration system to reduce adhesive odors. The BQ-160 can produce extremely strong, high quality perfect bound books up to 1.6” thick at speeds up to 180 cycles per hour. The BQ-160 can handle light to moderate production needs in almost any environment.

The BQ-160 Binder can also be put in-line with the CRB-160 Cover Creaser.

  • Colour Touchscreen A graphical icon-based colour touchscreen is provided for easy set-up and operator navigation.
  • 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.
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Max Book Size 300 x 350 mm
Min Book Size 70 x 128 mm
Book Thickness Max 40 mm
Cycle Speed 180 cycles/hr

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