Horizon BQ-160 – Single-clamp Perfect Binder

The Standard Horizon BQ-160 Single-clamp Perfect Binder produces professional-quality books with a simple and efficient binding procedure. 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.


Advantages at a glance

  • Simple color touchscreen operation
  • Efficient binding procedure


Product Information

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Book Size Maximum: 13.77” x 11.81” (350 mm x 300 mm)
Book Size Minimum: 2.8″ x 5.1″ (70 mm x 128 mm)
Book Thickness: 0.04″ to 1.6″ (1 mm to 40 mm)
Cover Size Maximum: 13.7″ x 25.1″ (350 mm x 640 mm)
Cover Size Minimum: 2.8″ x 10.1″ (70 mm x 256 mm)
Cover Weight Range: 82 to 302 gsm
Production Speed: Max 180 cycles/hr