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Hand-fed book sewing machine

Smyth FX-30 is a very simplified hand-fed book sewing machine specifically designed for micro and short run production. It is the ideal solution for the Book on-demand, sampling and the production of oversized books due to its capability to sew extremely large signatures up to 510 x 550 mm. This feature is particularly appreciated in the production of art books, photo albums, record books and all high end publications.

  • Manual feeding with front loading of signatures

  • Quick and easy changeovers and low operating costs
  • Extremely easy to use
  • No maintenance required
  • Excellent sewing quality

Automatic thread cutting systemAutomatic thread cutting systemThe FX-30 is easy to use, incorporating automatic thread cut off between books, enabling easy separation at the delivery.
Oversized booksOversized books

Smyth FX-30 is the ideal solution for the production of oversized books due its capability to run signatures up to 510 x 550 mm.

Tried and Tested solutionTried and Tested solution

The machine utilizes the tried and tested Smyth thread sewing system used on the whole range of machines, ensuring reliability and book quality.

Signature size: Max 510 (spine) x 550 (width) mm
Min. 125 (spine) x  75 (width) mm
Max mechanical speed: 14 cycles/min
No. of sewing stitches: 14
Sewing stitch length: 18 mm
Air consumption: Max 200 Nl/min. at 5 bar
Paper weight: Min. 50 gsm – Max 150 gsm
Power consumption: 0,75 Kw
Standard voltage: 230/400V – 50Hz three-phase
Total weight: 450 Kg
Dimensions: 1,05 x 1,39 x H 1,60 mt

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