version 'stretched' Smart-binder ('X' model) for tabloid
size output, or two-up A5 portrait!
are delighted to announce another world first with the
launch of a new version IBIS Smart-binder which has been
stretched in both length and width to increase the maximum
output to tabloid format size.
The new Smart-binder 'X' is the ideal solution
for tabloid newspaper production (11 x 17"). Newspapers
may be produced with variable page content and with the
option of binding (stitching or cold gluing) or no binding.
Also available is the option to edge trim if required
for enhanced finished quality.Newspaper 'sections'
may be collected together into finished newspapers on
the SB-X delivery and an optional final knife-folder is
available if needed.
Optimised 2-up production of A5 (or 5 ½ x 8
The new Smart-binder 'X' can produce booklets with a spine
length up to 18" (457mm). The optional trimmer knife then
cuts this into two A5 booklets which are delivered side
enables A5 (5½ x 8½") booklets to be
produced at rates up to 12,000 booklets/hour which is
required when making very thin booklets at very high web
speeds (when running in-line with a web printer or roll
The IBIS Smart-binder 'X' is the only in-line digital
saddle-stitcher available worldwide to produce variable
data tabloid size products (or A5 booklets 2-up at 12,000
Contact us at IBIS, UK for further details.
John Cracknell, Managing Director
IBIS Bindery Systems