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The Smyth FX-30 Sewing Machine

• THE RIGHT SOLUTION FOR PRODUCING “OVERSIZE BOOKS”

The new solution for short run digital book production and large formats is designed to give a high quality strong book especially suitable for photo albums and art books. The user friendly system is easy to use, incorporating automatic thread cut off between books enabling easy separation at the delivery. The machine utilises the tried and tested Smyth thread sewing system used on the whole range of machines, ensuring reliability and book quality.

Specification:

  • Max Size: 520 x 550mm
  • Min Size: 70 x 125mm
  • Speed: 18 Cycles/min
  • Stitches: 14
  • Stitch Length: 18mm
  • Power:  1Kw – 3 Phase
  • Dimensions (M): 1.05 x 1.39 x 1.37
  • Air:  6 Bar
  • Large format machine, now available up to 860 x 440mm sheet

 

FX-50 Semi-automatic book sewing machine

• THE RIGHT SOLUTION FOR PRODUCING “OVERSIZE BOOKS”

Smyth FX-50 RGBeThe Smyth FX-50 semi-automatic book sewing machine is a front and side feeding machine, specifically designed for micro and short run production. It is the ideal solution for the Book on-demand, sampling and the production of oversized books due to its capability to sew extremely large signatures up to 510 x 550 mm (front feeding) and 510 x 350 mm (side feeding). This feature is particularly appreciated in the production of art books, photo albums, record books and all high end publications.

Specification:

No. of sewing stitches:     14
Sewing stitch length:     18 mm
Air consumption:     Max 200 Nl/min. at 5 bar
Paper weight:     Min. 50 gsm – Max 150 gsm
Power consumption:     0,75 Kw
Standard voltage:     230/400V – 50Hz three-phase
Total weight:     520 Kg.
Dimensions:     1,98 x 1,39 x H 1,60 mt
Front feeding
Max mechanical speed:
Signature size:     14 cycles/min
Max 510 (spine) x 550 (width) mm
Min. 125 (spine) x 75 (width) mm
Side feeding
Max mechanical speed:
Signature size:     18 cycles/min
Max 510 (spine) x 350 (width) mm
Min. 125 (spine) x 75 (width) mm

 

FX-70 Semi-automatic book sewing machine

Smyth FX-70 RGBeThe Smyth semi-automatic FX-70 belongs to the new generation of book sewing machines, specifically designed for short run production and to give a high quality strong book.

Specification:

Signature size:     Max 520 (spine) x 360 (width) mm
Min. 135 (spine) x 85 (width) mm
Max mechanical speed:     120 cycles/min
No. of sewing stitches:     12
Sewing stitch length:     24 mm
Air consumption:     Max 200 Nl/min. at 5 bar
Paper weight:     Min. 50 gsm – Max.150 gsm
Power consumption:     2,5 Kw
Standard voltage:     230/400V – 50Hz three-phase
Total weight:     990 Kg
Dimensions:     2,10 x 1,20 x H 1,30 m

 

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Printed sheets made into sewn books!!

The Smyth DX-50 Book Finishing Line

The new 2017 design of the DX-50 modular system enables the processing of flat sheets into sewn books, collating into sections and automatic thread cutting. Feeding directly onto the saddle is possible for larger formats. This machine is good for both digital and litho short run production.

Mod.P – Automatic inserting and cross folding station with manual feeding
Smyth Mod.P is composed of a manual feeding slot of digitally printed flat sheets and a cross knife to fold the inserted sheets by Smyth mod.P RGBemeans of its vertical movement from bottom to top, preparing the signatures to be sewn. Then, the folded signatures are pressed by two pneumatically driven plates (patented Indexing System) and transferred onto the fix saddle of the book sewing machine.

Specification:

Front Feeding

  • Max speed: Up to 15 cycles/min
  • Signature Size: Max 550 X 520mm Min 70 X 125mm

Side Feeding

  • Max Speed: Up to 22 cycles/min
  • Signature Size:  Max 320 X 520mm Min 75 X 125mm
  • No of Stitches: 14
  • Stitch Length: 18mm

Feeding Specification:

  • Max Speed: Up to 22 cycles/min
  • Max Sheet Size: 640 X 520mm
  • Min Sheet Size:  150 X 150mm

 


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The Smyth DX-70 Folding and Sewing system with automatic feeding

Smyth DX-70 RGBeThe Smyth DX-70 is a fully automatic modular system that enables the processing of digitally printed flat sheets into sewn books, collating into sections and automatic thread cutting.

It is the ideal solution for the production of sewn books and catalogues composed of 4-page inserted signatures.

• Only one operator is needed to manage the whole process
• Time and costs reduction in sewn books production
• Extremely versatile and user-friendly system
• Quick and easy changeovers
• Compact design

Mod.PA – Inserting and cross folding station with automatic sheet feeding system

Smyth Mod.PA RGBeThe Smyth Mod.PA comes equipped with a streaming sheets loading table complete with the sheet in-feeding system, viaa rotary suction wheel. In the hopper the sheets are aligned from both side. Then, the sheets are creased and transferred to the cross plough folding unit, preparing the signature to be sewn. Plough folding system. Every single signature can be composed of a different number of 4-page sheets according to the preset book program. A roller pressing system accurately presses the folded signatures on the crease line.

Specification:

Sheet size:     Max 380 x 540 mm
Min. 150 x 200 mm
Signature size:     Max 380 (spine) x 270 (width) mm
Min. 100 (spine) x 150 (width) mm
Mechanical feeding speed:     Max 200 mt/min
No. of sewing stitches:     12
Sewing stitch length:     24 mm
Air consumption:     Max 350 Nl/min. at 7 bar
Paper weight:     Min. 50 gsm – Max 180 gsm
Power consumption:     4,5 Kw
Standard voltage:     400V – 50Hz three-phase
Total weight:     1200 Kg
Dimensions:     3,60 x 1.4 x H 1,43 mt
FX-70 Book sewing machine with manual side feeding
Max mechanical speed:     120 cycles/min
Signature size:     Max 520 (spine) x 360 (width) mm
Min. 135 (spine) x 80 (width) mm

 

The Smyth DX-70 Plus Folding and Sewing system with automatic feeding

Smyth DX-70 PLUS RGBeThe Smyth DX-70 Plus is a fully automatic modular system that enables the processing of digitally printed flat sheets into sewn books, collating into sections and automatic thread cutting. It is the ideal solution for the production of sewn books and catalogues composed of 4-page and 8-page inserted signatures. The possibility of inserting also 8 page signatures into the system gives the advantage of optimizing the used printing area of digital printers, drastically reducing production costs.

Specification:

Sheet size:     Max 720 x 720 mm
Min. 135 x 170 mm (4-page mode)
Min. 270 x 170 mm (8-page mode)
Mechanical feeding speed:     Max. 200mt/min
No. of sewing stitches:     12
Sewing stitch length:     24 mm
Air consumption:     Max 280 Nl/min. at 5 bar
Paper weight:     Min.50 gsm – Max.180 gsm
Power consumption:     4,5 Kw
Standard voltage:     400V – 50Hz three-phase
Total weight:     1920 Kg
Dimensions:     5,54  x 1,4 x H 1,43 mt
Inserted 4-page into 8-16-24-32 page signature
Signature size:     Max 520 (spine) x 360 (width) mm
Min. 135 (spine) x 85 (width) mm
Inserted 8-page into 16-24-32 page signature
Signature size:     Max 360 (spine) x 260 (width) mm
Min. 135 (spine) x 85 (width) mm
FX-70 Book sewing machine with semi-automatic side feeding
Max mechanical speed:
Signature size:     120 cycles/min
Max. 520 (spine) x 360 (width) mm
Min. 135 (spine) x 85 (width) mm

 

All NEW digital sewing line for short run book production

The innovative Smyth DIGITALINE is a Completely New Integrated Production System for Digitally Printed Books, which combines Folding, Collating and Thread Sewing. Increased efficiency is obtained by the new Folding Unit which feeds Digital Sheets directly into the patented Smyth F145 Automatic Sewer. Short Run Book Production also benefits from the advanced technical features which enable the possibility to create 4, 8, 16 & 32 page signatures into the new system offering great benefits to the entire digital & short run market.

Specification:

  • Size: Printed sheets Max 1000 x 700mm (B1 size). Min 150 x 300mm Sewn signature Max 250 x 350mm. Min 75 x 150mm
  • Speed max: Pile Feeder 300 sheets/min. Sewer 50 cycles/min if inline with folder.
  • No. of stitches: 8
  • Distance between the stitches: 24mm
  • Barcode or OCR system monitoring/verification (optional)
  • Inserting of the litho sheets via standard sewer feeder
  • Collating of folded sheets possible for other processes

 

The Smyth DIGITALINE Plus Folding and Book Sewing full option hybrid system

Smyth DIGITALINE PLUS RGBeThe Smyth Digitaline Plus is an integrated production system for both digitally and offset printed books, which combines folding and thread sewing. Compared to the standard Digitaline, this system comes equipped with 2 buckles folder, enabling the production of sewn books composed of 4-8-16 page inserted signatures. This feature provides further optimization of the used printing area of digital printers, drastically reducing production costs.

FEATURES

Production of sewn books composed of 4, 8 and 16-page inserted signatures
Digitally printed sheet size up to 700 x 500 mm
Possibility to mix Litho and Digitally printed sheets
Customization of books, yearbooks, agendas and catalogues at a low price, exploiting the cost advantage that arises from automation.

Specification:

Sheet size:     Max 500 x 700 mm
Min. 150 x 300 mm
Signature size:     Max 250 (spine) x 350 (width) mm
Min. 75 (spine) x 15 (width) mm
No. of page per signature:     da 8 a 64 pages
Mechanical sheet feeding speed:     Max 200mt/min
No. of sewing stitches:     8
Sewing stitch length:     24 mm
Air consumption:     Max 200 Nl/min. at 5 bar
Paper weight:     Min. 50 gsm – Max 180 gsm
Power consumption:     9 Kw
Standard voltage:     400V – 50Hz three-phase
Total weight:     2900 Kg
Dimensions:     6,15  x 1,62 x H 1,43 mt
Off-line FF-240 book sewing machine with automatic Litho signature feeding
Signature size:     Max 320 (spine) x 390 (width) mm
Min. 80 (spine) x 150 (width) mm
Max mechanical speed:     145 cycles/min

 

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For short run digital books, low volume, semi-automatic range

 

MOD. FF-175 HAND FED OR AUTOMATIC

  • Signature size: Manual Min. 75 x 100 mm, Automatic Min. 80 x 150mm, Max. 440 x 615 mmFF175Magnum
  • No. of stitches: 14
  • Length of stitches: 24-32 mm
  • Mechanical speed:  up to 75 cycles/min
  • Distance between stitches: 24-32 mm

Options for the above machines: PASTING DEVICE STANDARD SYSTEM PAFRA mod.AUTO POSITIONING GAUZE DEVICEMANUAL POSITIONING GAUZE DEVICEMagnum 75 only: OPTICAM FOR RECOGNISING GATHERED SIGNATURE SEQUENCE

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High speed, automatic range

MOD. FF-240 – Also digital in-line folder

  • Signature sizes: Min. 80 x 150 mm Max. 290 x 390 mmFF240 rgb
  • No. of stitches: 8
  • Length of stitches: 24mm
  • Mechanical speed:
  • Max. 145 cycles/min
  • Distance between stitches: 24mm

(320 x 390mm signature size option available)

MOD. FF-250

  • Signature sizes: Min. 80 x 135 mm, Max. 340 x 560 mmFF250 rgb
  • No. of stitches: 13
  • Length of stitches: 24mm
  • Mechanical speed: Max. 150 cycles/min
  • Distance between stitches: 24mm

 

MOD. FF-280

  • Signature sizes: Min. 80 x 135 mm. Max, 320 x 420 mmFF280 rgb
  • No. of stitches: 9
  • Length of stitches: 24mm
  • Mechanical speed: Max. 180 cycles/min
  • Distance between stitches: 24mm

 

Options for these sewers: OPTICAM to recognise the gathered signature sequence, PASTING DEVICE standard system Pafra.

 

Smyth UNIT automatic Gathering and Sewing line

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The Smyth UNIT automatic gathering and sewing line consists of a vertical gatherer mod. P12 connected in line with an automatic book sewing machine series 4D (FF-250 and FF-280).

This automated solution is designed for small and medium runs, and it is distinguished by the patented gatherer that gives the advantage of loading one or two signatures in each gatherer station, depending on their size. Thanks to this feature, the floor space required for this line is dramatically reduced and only one operator is needed to run the whole production system.

FEATURES

Ideal solution to drastically reduce the production costs of the sewn book
Exceptional compact design
Automatic enabling of the gatherer stations for drastic reduction of set-up times

Specification:

Signature size:   varies according to the book sewing machine model
FF-280 4D
Max 320 (spine) x 420 (width) mm
Min. 80 (spine) x 135 (width) mm (optional 65 x 135)
FF-250 4D
Max 560 (spine) x 340 (width) mm
Min. 80 (spine) x 135 (width) mm (optional 65 x 135)
Max mechanical speed:   varies according to the book sewing machine model
FF-280 4D: 180 cycles/min
FF-250 4D: 150 cycles/min
Feeder openings:     4 upper + 4 lower + integrated LAP opener
No. of sewing stitches:   varies according to the book sewing machine model
FF-280 4D: 9 stitches
FF-250 4D: 13 stitches
Sewing stitch length:     24 mm
Air consumption:     Max 600 Nl/min. at 6 bar
Power consumption:     12 Kw
Standard voltage:     380V – 50Hz three-phase
Total weight:     3500 Kg
Dimensions:

FF-280 4D + 6 (12) gathering stations: 9.31 m
FF-250 4D + 6 (12) gathering stations: 9.61 m

OPTIONS

Courier device; Gathering sequence control; Design modularity; Signature bi-directional transport system.