BQ-160 Perfect Binder

BQ-160 Perfect Binder
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BQ-160 Perfect Binder

Item #: 04SBQ160
Brand: Standard Horizon


The Standard Horizon BQ-160 Perfect Binder is specifically designed for cut sheet applications, and offers very simple operation so any operator can easily produce professional quality books with minimal training. The clamp opens and closes with the simple press of a button for operator convenience.

The BQ-160 offers double-pass notching function and produces strong book binds. Notching can be easily set on or off  from the touchscreen. The uniquely designed glue tank ensures superior glue application to the book spine for quality binding. A strong nipper mechanism ensures quality book binds and the nipping pressure, nipping height and angle can be adjusted from the touch screen. Perfect binding, tape binding and padding can be performed and tape width can be adjusted automatically by selecting desired width from the touchscreen.

BQ-160 Perfect Binder Features:

  • With single-person operation, the BQ-160 can produce three popular types of binding: perfect binding, tape binding and pad binding at speeds up to 180 cycles per hour with books up to 1.6" thick.  
  • The BQ-160 Perfect Binder is equipped with an intuitive, icon-based color touchscreen for fingertip adjustment of key parameters for easy set-up and operator navigation.
  • The BQ-160 includes an electric book clamp, two-way notching, an efficient paper dust vacuum system, nipper height and tilt adjustment from the touchscreen, and a dynamic nipper table for auto book sizing.
  • Ecology functions:
    • Power saving mode (stand-by mode): If the system is not used for a predetermined period, the glue tank heater will automatically adjust to a lower temperature.
    • Auto shut down mode: If the system is not used for a predetermined period of time, the system automatically shuts down.
  • Simple Operation, Quick and Easy Production Steps. 1- Insert the book block and press the start button.  2 - Place the cover and press the start button again. 3 - Glue is applied on the spine of the book. 4 - A cover is applied and book binding is completed.


Item #04SBQ160
ManufacturerStandard Horizon
Brand NameStandard Horizon
Binding ModesBinding with cover, Padding, and Binding with tape
# of Carrige Clamps1
Book Block SizeMax 13.7" x 11.8"
(Top-Bottom x Fore-Edge)Min 2.8" x 5.1"
Book Thickness1 to 40 mm (0.04" to 1.6")
Cover sizeMax 13.6" x 25.1"
(Top-Bottom x Fore-Edge)Min 2.8" x 10.1"
Cover Weight Range22 to 80 lb
Warm Up Time20 Minutes
Glue Temperature266 to 392º Fahrenheit
Production Speed180 books/hour perfect binding
120 books/hour padding
Power115V 50/60 Hz
Rated Current7.7 Amps
Power Consumption8.5 Watts
Machine Dimensions53.9" x 21.2" x 50.4"
Machine Weight450 lbs


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