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Bourg Booklet Maker BSF + BSF + BCM-e + BM-e + SQE In-Line / Dual-Mode

Bourg Booklet Maker BSF + BSF + BCM-e + BM-e + SQE
Bi-directional solution

This solution includes two Bourg Sheet Feeders (BSF), the Bourg Bleed Crease Module (BCM-e), the Bourg Booklet Maker (BM-e) and the Square Edge (SQE) and is connected physically and electronically to your production printer/press with a JDF/DFA communication interface.

This booklet make solution was engineered to operate seamlessly with the right-to-left or left-to-right paper path and Duplex 2-up formats of digital printers/presses.

Aimed at stitch-fold-trim finishing production in digital on-demand and web-to-print environments, the BSF + BSF + BCM-e + BM-e + SQE configuration is able to operate “24/7” non-stop at the full-rated speed of your printers/presses with an extreme flexibility.

What is particularly great about this configuration ?

Thanks to the second BSF, you can produce jobs without ever stopping the machine.

Compatible In-Line with:

Canon / Océ
Heidelberg
HP Indigo
Kodak
Ricoh
Xerox

Unparalleded productivity

By connecting two BSFs together, you get a Tandem BSF which automatically switches between units to allow non-stop fi nishing of jobs from In-Line and Off -Line printers/presses, and ensures peak finishing efficiency. Once the first feeder runs out of paper, the system automatically switches to the second one. Output is uninterrupted and productivity is maintained at 100%.

Flat booklets

The Square Edge accessory takes traditional stitch-fold-trim booklets and transforms them into square edge booklets.

Similar in appearance to perfect bound books, these booklets lay flat, stack easily and allow printing on the spine.

Dual-mode finishing

The Bourg Sheet Feeder (BSF) uniquely enables dual-mode finishing. This provides users of large number of production printers/presses the ability to send jobs from Off-Line press streams to their dedicated In-Line finishers to allow full asset utilization.
Ideal for:

  1. Simultaneous delivery of output into the stacker while the BSF feeds other jobs into the Bourg booklet making solution;
  2. or
  3. Production of urgent jobs – In-Line production can be interrupted and the covers and content of an urgent job can be inserted directly into the BSF.

OMR, Ultrasonic and barcode integrity solutions on-board

The OMR mark recognition system and the ultrasonic double and miss control are standard features.

The optional barcode reader 1D and 2D enables automatic job set-up and integrity by reading the barcode on the first or on each sheet which contains specific job information (sheet size, number of pages, job ID, etc).

Stacker carts/trolleys compatibility

To provide you a great flexibility, we offer over 20 carts and trolleys compatible with various printers/presses and stackers that can easily feed stacks of pre-collated documents (digital color, digital monochrome or from offset presses) in the Bourg Sheet Feeder (BSF).

Highest quality and speed booklet production

Working In-Line with various print/press engines, the BSF + BSF + BCM-e + BM-e + SQE configuration produces non-stop up to a maximum speed of 3,000 booklets/hour.

The BSF + BSF + BCM-e + BM-e + SQE configuration is able to stitch fold trim up to 30 sheets, stitches up to 55 sheets, and folds up to 120 pages booklets (30 sheets) without marking, scuffing or scratching.

The maximum trimming distance is 25 mm (0.98 in). Booklets produced can therefore be of an extremely small size.

As the book press is integrated in the folder, booklets are systematically flatter and more aesthetically-pleasing.

Maximize your productivity

As a JDF/DFA compliant device, the BM-e finisher in an In-Line environment receives setup and operational instructions via the workflow server automation solution, leading to faster turnarounds, labor savings and the elimination of errors and costly reprints. The system can also be operated manually through the 19-inch (48 cm) color touch screen graphical user interface.

Taking finishing to the "Next Level" of automation and productivity

Like the others C.P. Bourg booklet makers, the possibility of automatically measuring the thickness of each booklet in operation is a standard in our equipment. This enables you to have zero waste and increases your productivity.

Thanks to the integrated BCM-e, this booklet making configuration also includes an advanced servo motor scoring cylinder technology. A unique feature to C.P. Bourg creases sheets on the fly as they pass through the machine, without impeding productivity. An oversized waste bin makes it possible for the BSF + BSF + BCM-e + BM-e + SQE configuration to run up to four hours before being emptied on the fly as the machine continues production. Finally, a bypass function affords the BSF + BSF + BCM-e + BM-e + SQE configuration the flexibility to crease without trimming, or to allow sheets to pass through with no action taken.

STANDARD FEATURES
Features Advantages Benefits
Fully symmetrical machines
  • The paper-path can follow either a right to left process or a left to right process
  • The paper-path direction can be changed after installation
  • The BSF + BSF + BCM-e + BM-e +SQE configuration works In-Line/Near-Line/Dual-Mode with multiple press and printers
  • Flexibility to change the In-Line press/printer
Dual feeding stations (BSF)
(drawer and high pile)
  • Top feeding station for covers and inserts
  • Lower feeding station for high pile of paper
  • Greater job flexibility
CART Compatibility
  • Bourg Sheet Feeder cart and over 20 carts/pallets from various printer/press engines
  • Only for the high pile
  • Faster high pile loading
  • Avoids sheet damage and stacking errors
Stitch Fold Trim up to 120 page booklets
  • Stitch fold trim up to 30 sheets (80 gsm) to create booklets of up to 120 pages
  • Stitches up to 60 sheets without folds
  • Ability to process jobs with more content
Graphical User Interface (GUI)
  • User-friendly industrial grade color touch screen
  • Single GUI for entire finishing line can be connected wirelessly to any tablet, smartphone or computer.
  • Easy to use interface
  • Control your entire finishing remotely
  • Remote diagnostics, statistics and much more
In-operation adjustments
  • Job adjustments can be performed via the GUI “Run” menu
  • Fine tuning adjustments of stitch, fold, trim while BM-e is in operation
Bleed trim function
  • Sheets entering the BCM-e are registered and both lateral strips are cut
  • Bleed trim function may be bypassed
  • Removes white borders of digitally printed sheets
  • Capable of correcting printing imperfections with asymmetric trimming
Crease function
  • Highest quality knife creasing at top speeds
  • Crease function may be applied to cover, all sheets, or bypassed
  • Optimal productivity creasing
  • Allows the booklet maker to fold without breaking paper grain (especially for heavy covers)
  • Allows for different creasing depth (to adjust creasing for paper weight)
Stitch fold module
  • Automatic stitch head adjustment
  • Heads can be disengaged
  • Unique folding belt technology applying a maximum pressure of 300 kg (661 lbs) via book press
  • Automatic top, corner, side, or saddle stitching
  • Flatter booklets
2 to 4 stitch heads
  • Hohner or Deluxe heads
  • Large range of stitching possibilities
DELUXE head features
  • Tool-less cassette replacement
  • Plug & Play stitch heads
Purge feature
  • Automatic ejection of faulted jobs enabling continuous production
  • Minimal time loss for faulty jobs
Eject tray
  • Secondary exit for jobs that do not require folding
  • Enables ejection of faulty jobs
  • Multipurpose secondary exit
  • Can be used as small stacker
Visible straight paper path
  • Complete job visibility
  • Ease of intervention and traceability
Waste bin
  • Up to 4 hours of capacity in operation
  • Can be emptied while machine is in operation
  • Easy and efficient waste disposal
OPTIONS
FEATURES ADVANTAGES BENEFITS
Loop Stitch
  • Hohner can accommodate a loop kit
  • Offers extra stitching possibilities
  • Ideal booklet binding style for bound material meant to be inserted and used in a ring binder
Trim module
  • Self-adjusts to book thickness
  • Blade-against-blade trimming
  • Fully automated trimming
  • Highest quality cuts
Barcode reader capabilities 1D and 2D
  • Automatic integrity check
  • Automatically process variable data jobs
  • Automatic job setup
  • Guaranteed job integrity
  • Saves time configuring/processing variable data jobs
Interface Feeder Booklet maker (IFB)
  • Automatic ejection of job in case of double feed or wrong barcode
  • Minimal time lost to faulted jobs
  • Enables manual feeding of faulted jobs
Media (IN OFF-LINE MODE)
Maximum speed 18,000 sheets/hour (A4/US Letter sheets, 90 gsm)
Minimum paper size (top feeding station/drawer and bypass mode) 203,2 x 177,8 mm (8.00 x 7.00 in)
Maximum paper size (top feeding station/drawer and bypass mode) 600 x 364 mm (23.62 x 14.33 in)
Minimum paper size (lower feeding station/high pile) 203,2 x 177,8 mm (8.00 x 7.00 in)
Maximum paper size (lower feeding station/high pile) 600 x 364 mm (23.62 x 14.33 in)
Paper weight 60 to 350 gsm
SAddle stitching
Minimum output booklet size 76,5 x 127 mm (3.01 x 5 in)
Maximum output booklet size 300 x 364 mm (11.81 x 14.33 in)
Booklet thickness (with fold and cut) 2 to 30 sheets of 75 gsm or equivalent (cover included)
TOP/side stitching
Booklet thickness (without fold nor cut) 2 to 55 sheets of 80 gsm or equivalent (cover included)
Folding/trimming
Booklet thickness (fold and cut) 2 to 30 sheets (8 to 120 pages) of 75 gsm or equivalent (cover included)
Face trimming 0 to 25 mm (0 to 0.98 in)
Bleed function
Top & bottom cut 4 to 25,4 mm (0.15 to 1 in)
Physical
Dimensions (L x W x H) 712 x 91,3 x 155 cm
(280.31 x 35.54 x 61.02 in)
Weight 1315 kg (2899.07 lbs)
Number of stations of the BSF 2 stations (drawer, high pile)
Drawer capacity of the BSF (pile height) 140 mm (5.51 in)
High pile capacity of the BSF (pile height) 500 mm (19.68 in)
Delivery conveyor of the BM-e 87 cm (34.25 in)
Electrical / Acoustic
Power supply 120V ±10%, 60Hz, 10,5 A
230V ±10%, 50Hz, 6,5 A
Operational mode of the BSF
Power consumption 760 W
Radiant heat 2,580 BTU/hour (1029 VA)
Sound level 75 dB
Operational mode of the BM-e
Power consumption 1,675 W
Radiant heat 5,700 BTU/hour
Sound level 70 dB
Operational mode of the BCM-e
Power consumption 1000 W
Radiant heat 3500 BTU/hour
Sound level 70 dB
Stitch Heads
2 Deluxe Stitch Heads

2 Deluxe Stitch Heads

BM-e Booklet Maker family (Stitch-Fold) with 2 Deluxe Stitch Heads

4 Deluxe Stitch Heads

4 Deluxe Stitch Heads

BM-e Booklet Maker family (Stitch-Fold) with 4 Deluxe Stitch Heads

2 Hohner Stitch Heads

2 Hohner Stitch Heads

BM-e Booklet Maker family (Stitch-Fold) with 2 Hohner Stitch Heads

4 Hohner Stitch Heads

4 Hohner Stitch Heads

BM-e Booklet Maker family (Stitch-Fold) with 4 Hohner Stitch Heads

Stitch Heads Accessories
Quick changeover kit to get 2 Hohner loopstitch heads on BM-e

Quick changeover kit to get 2 Hohner loopstitch heads on BM-e

(this kit includes 2 heads with loop configuration)

BM-e Bourg Kit to upgrade BM-e 2 regular Hohner heads to loop stitch configuration

BM-e Bourg Kit to upgrade BM-e 2 regular Hohner heads to loop stitch configuration

(this kit does not include heads)

BM-e Bourg Kit to upgrade BM-e 4 regular Hohner heads to loop stitch configuration

BM-e Bourg Kit to upgrade BM-e 4 regular Hohner heads to loop stitch configuration

(this kit does not include heads)

Carts / Pallets / Trolleys
Universal 26" Cart for BSF

Universal 26" Cart for BSF

Universal 26" Cart for BSF (includes an airtable). One universal cart is supplied with every BSF.

Cart for Canon/Océ VP6000, imagePRESS C800 and i300

Cart for Canon/Océ VP6000, imagePRESS C800 and i300

Cart for Canon/Océ VP6000, imagePRESS C800 and i300 - (Airtable not included)

Cart Air Table HP Indigo 3500, 5000 and 7000 series

Cart Air Table HP Indigo 3500, 5000 and 7000 series

Cart (air table with wheels) for BSF family to be used with HP Indigo 3500, 5000 and 7000 series stackers

Cart Air Table Kit Xerox DocuColor DC 5000-8000 Series

Cart Air Table Kit Xerox DocuColor DC 5000-8000 Series

BSF air table kit includes: 1 kit to enable DC8000 compatible carts in BSF + 1 alternate DC8000 cart compatible with BSF

Cart Air Table Kodak Digimaster High Capacity Stackers

Cart Air Table Kodak Digimaster High Capacity Stackers

Double Air Table Cart kit for Kodak Digimaster stacker (includes: 2 alternate carts for Digimaster compatible with BSF)

Cart Air Table Nexpress 20.5" stacker

Cart Air Table Nexpress 20.5" stacker

Cart kit for Nexpress SX2100+, 2700, 3300, 3900 20.5" stacker

Cart Air Table Nexpress 26" stacker

Cart Air Table Nexpress 26" stacker

Cart kit for Nexpress SX2100+, 2700, 3300, 3900 26" stacker

Cart kit Konica Minolta BizhubPress

Cart kit Konica Minolta BizhubPress

Cart kit for Konica Minolta BizhubPress stacker

Pallet Air Table HP Indigo 3500, 5000 and 7000 series

Pallet Air Table HP Indigo 3500, 5000 and 7000 series

Pallet (air table without wheels) for BSF family to be used with HP Indigo 3500, 5000 and 7000 series stackers

Cart Air Table Kit Xerox iGen 3&4 (20.5")

Cart Air Table Kit Xerox iGen 3&4 (20.5")

Cart Air Table Kit Xerox iGen 3&4 (20.5")

Cart Air Table Kit Xerox iGen 150 (26")

Cart Air Table Kit Xerox iGen 150 (26")

BSF Cart Compatibility Kit for Xerox iGen 150 (26") - (Airtable included)

BSF kit for Xerox mediaCart device

BSF kit for Xerox mediaCart device

BSF kit for Xerox mediaCart device (includes: 1 kit to enable MediaCart usage on BSF with BSF air table)

Cart Air Table Kit Xerox DocuTech & Nuvera upgrade kit for DS5000 stacker

Cart Air Table Kit Xerox DocuTech & Nuvera upgrade kit for DS5000 stacker

DS5000 cart air table upgrade kit for BSF

Cart Xerox Air Table Nuvera upgrade kit for DS3500 stacker

Cart Xerox Air Table Nuvera upgrade kit for DS3500 stacker

DS3500 cart air table upgrade kit for BSF

Cart Kit Xerox ColorPress 800/1000 / Versant 2100

Cart Kit Xerox ColorPress 800/1000 / Versant 2100

Cart kit for Xerox ColorPress stacker compatible with Versant 2100 (includes: 1 kit to upgrade ColorPress cart to BSF)

Cart / Pallet / Trolley Compatibility Kits
BSF Option - Konica Minolta BizhubPress Compatibility

BSF Option - Konica Minolta BizhubPress Compatibility

Option for BSF purchased before 01/2015 - Standard feature for BSF purchased after 01/2015 (with TAG 039).

BSF Option - Ricoh Compatibility Kit

BSF Option - Ricoh Compatibility Kit

BSF Cart Compatibility Kit for Ricoh - (Airtable not included)

BSF Option - Xerox ColorPress Compatibility

BSF Option - Xerox ColorPress Compatibility

Option for BSF purchased before 01/2015 - Standard feature for BSF purchased after 01/2015 (with TAG 039).

BSF Option - Xerox DocuColor Compatibility

BSF Option - Xerox DocuColor Compatibility

Option for BSF - Xerox DocuColor Compatibility

BSF Option - Xerox iGen 3&4 (20.5") Compatibility

BSF Option - Xerox iGen 3&4 (20.5") Compatibility

Option for BSF purchased before 01/2015 - Standard feature for BSF purchased after 01/2015 (with TAG 039).

BSF Option - Xerox iGen 150 (26") Compatibility

BSF Option - Xerox iGen 150 (26") Compatibility

Option for BSF purchased before 01/2015 - Standard feature for BSF purchased after 01/2015 (with TAG 039).

GUI (Touch Screen Interface)
BSF UI

BSF UI

BSF UI

Barcodes
1D + 2D Barcode Reader Kit for BSF family High Pile and Drawer

1D + 2D Barcode Reader Kit for BSF family High Pile and Drawer

1D + 2D Barcode Reader Kit for BSF family High Pile and Drawer

BSF Barcode Reader Kit

BSF Barcode Reader Kit

BSF Barcode Reader Kit

BSF Conveyor Barcode Reader Kit

BSF Conveyor Barcode Reader Kit

BSF Conveyor Barcode Reader Kit

BSF Handheld barcode reader

BSF Handheld barcode reader

Kit with Handheld Barcode Scanner for BSF

Ultimate ImpoStrip Automation Software

Ultimate ImpoStrip On Demand Automation Software

Ultimate 3h Operator Training

Ultimate ImpoStrip On Demand Automation Software Operator Training Package (Mandatory with Software Package)

Ultimate ImpoStrip Automation Software Annual Titanium Plan

Ultimate ImpoStrip On Demand Automation Software Annual Titanium Plan (Mandatory with Software Package)

Ultimate ImpoStrip Econo + Software

Ultimate ImpoStrip Econo + Software

Ultimate ImpoStrip Econo + Software Annual Titanium Plan

Ultimate ImpoStrip Econo + Software Annual Titanium Plan

Ultimate Bindery Base Software

Ultimate Bindery Base Software

Ultimate Bindery Base Software Annual Titanium Plan

Ultimate Bindery Base Software Annual Titanium Plan

Machine Driver

Machine Driver

Machine Driver Annual Titanium Plan

Machine Driver Annual Titanium Plan

Docking DFA
Docking Plate for In-line BM-e 2 Dir

Docking Plate for In-line BM-e 2 Dir

Docking Plate for In-line BM-e 2 Dir

Docking Plate 1020 mm for BM-e / BDF-e

Docking plate between edge registered high output Xerox printer (DocuTech, DS5000) and BM-e / BDF-e

Docking Plate to connect BSF with BDF-e

Docking Plate to connect BSF with BDF-e

Docking Plate to connect BSF with BDF-e

Docking Plate to connect SQE with BM-e

Docking Plate to connect SQE with BM-e

Registration Plates
Registration plate and jacks for BSF 26"

Registration plate and jacks for BSF 26"

Registration plate and jacks for BSF 26"

First Aid Kits
BSF First Aid Kit

BSF First Aid Kit

BSF First Aid Kit

SQE First Aid Kit

SQE First Aid Kit

SQE First Aid Kit

BCM-e First Aid Kit

BCM-e First Aid Kit

Bourg First Aid Kit for BCM-e

BM-e First Aid Kit

BM-e First Aid Kit

BM-e First Aid Kit

Additional Options

BM-e air assit kit digital paper booster

BM-e air assit kit digital paper booster

Bourg Box Communication Interface

Bourg Box Communication Interface

Bourg Box Communication Interface