Horizon VAC-1000 Collator
Horizon’s unique rotary suction feeding system operates effectively on a wide range of paper stocks. The VAC-1000 towers can also be placed in-line with Horizon bookletmaking systems.
The 10-station VAC-1000 collator features a patented rotary-pulse vacuum feed system, providing flawless feeding on virtually any stock, at speeds up to 9,900 sets per hour. The system is expandable from one to six towers, with the ability to run the system in both directions at full rated speed. All system controls are centralized on the simple but powerful icon-based touch-screen console. Accessories include single and dual-pile stackers, joggers, stitchers and the Standard Horizon SPF-200 series bookletmakers, offering professional-quality results with high levels of automation for quick, simple changeovers.
User-friendly operation by color touchscreen and wireless remote control –A large color touchscreen is icon-based for user-friendly operation. The graphical screen guides the user through all set-up procedures with ease. Frequently operated buttons are arranged on a wireless remote control, which is included as standard. The remote provides for collating speed adjustment and start/stop/jog operation, and lets you monitor the feeding or delivering condition.
Reliable sensing capability – High-power double feed detect sensor
High-intensity infrared LED’s are employed at each bin for double feed detection. These long-lasting LED’s save the time and cost of replacing individual lamps.
|# of Bins per Tower||10 (Suction-feed)|
|Maximum Number of Towers||6 (10, 20, 30, 40, 50, 60 Stations)|
|Sheet Size||Maximum 13.77″ x 19.68″
Minimum 5.83″ x 5.83″
|Paper Weight||Coated: 20 lbs. to 55 lbs.
Normal: 14 lbs. to 55 lbs.
8-page fold signature: Up to 27 lbs.
|Production Speed(s)||10 bins: Max. 9,900 sets/hr.
20 bins: Max. 6,900 sets/hr.
30 bins: Max. 6,400 sets/hr.
40 bins: Max. 5,000 sets/hr.
50 bins: Max. 4,500 sets/hr.
60 bins: Max. 4,000 sets/hr.