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Saddle STitching Machines -- Newest Offerings

January 2003

The Pacesetter 1000, from Heidelberg Web Systems, stitches up to 20,000 magazine-size books/hr. The Pacesetter 870 model runs at up to 15,500 books/hr. and can stitch products ranging from digest to tabloid sizes in one- or two-up formats.

Independently driven horizontal or vertical hoppers on the Pacesetters can be shifted in and out of production for high-speed, selective inserting. Both hopper options feature two-gripper main drums and single-gripper transfer and opener drums for signature control. Heidelberg's Omniflex controls manage selective binding and ink-jet personalization with single copy control at full production speeds. Additional features include on-the-fly adjustment capabilities, mechanical and electronic sensors, and integrated Heidelberg trimmer and auxiliary options.

Circle No. 416 on Reader Service Card

The S2000, from McCain Bindery Systems, is a full-format saddle stitcher with a rated speed of 13,000 cph. It can produce as small as 3x3˝ up to 113⁄4x19˝. The S2000 accommodates all value-added features such as two-up products, inside/outside ink-jetting and selective binding.

Circle No. 417 on Reader Service Card


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