Horizon BQ-160 PUR – Single-clamp Perfect Binder

The Standard Horizon BQ-160PUR Single-clamp Perfect Binder satisfies the fast-growing demand for short-run digital photo books and prepared book blocks for case binding.  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-160PUR 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-160PUR can produce extremely strong, high-quality perfect bound books up to 1.6” thick at speeds up to 180 cycles per hour.  The BQ-160PUR can handle light to moderate production needs in almost any environment.


The BQ-160PUR Binder can be put in-line with the CRB-160 Cover Creaser, which is set-up through the color touchscreen on the BQ-160PUR.  The scoring position is set automatically according to the book thickness input into the BQ-160PUR.  The CRB-160 scores up to 150 lb. laminated covers, and a wide variety of scoring patterns can be selected from the touchscreen.  A stand-alone model is also available with an integrated color touchscreen and it is ideal for creasing covers, restaurant menus, greeting cards and other digital print applications.


Advantages at a glance

  • Suitable to produce personalized photo book production such as wedding albums and travel albums
  • Perfect binding, tape binding and lining binding (for case binding) can be performed
  • Optional CRB-160 Compact Creaser can be in-line to prepare creased (up to 8 line) cover


Product Information

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Book Size Maximum: 13.77″ x 11.81″ (350 mm x 300 mm)
Book Size Minimum: 2.76 x 5.04″ (70 mm x 128 mm)
Book Thickness: 0.04″ to 1.57″ (1 mm to 40 mm)
Cover Size Maximum: 13.77″ x 25.19″ (350 mm x 640 mm)
Cover Size Minimum: 2.76″ x 10.08″ (70 mm x 256 mm)
Cover Weight Range: 22 to 80 lb (82 to 302 gsm)
Production Speed: Max 180 cycles/hr