DX-70 2018-03-19T14:49:44+00:00


Book sewing machine with folding and inserting unit

Smyth DX-70 is a fully automatic modular machine system that enables the processing of digitally printed flat sheets into sewn books, collating into sections and automatic thread cutting.

It is the ideal solution for the production of sewn books and catalogues composed of 4-page inserted signatures.

  • Only one operator is needed to manage the whole process

  • Time and costs reduction in sewn books production

  • Extremely versatile and user-friendly system

  • Quick and easy changeovers

  • Compact design

The system is composed of the Automatic Feeder with Inserting and Cross Folding station connected in line with the book sewing machine.
Inserting and cross folding station with automatic sheet feeding system

Gruppo mod.P

DX-70 comes equipped with the streaming sheets loading table complete of the sheet in-feeding system, via suction wheel.

Gruppo mod.P

In the hopper the sheets are aligned from both side. Then, the sheets are creased and transferred to the cross plough folding unit, preparing the signature to be sewn.
Plough folding system. Every single signature can be composed of a different number of 4-page sheets according to the preset book program.

A roller pressing system accurately presses the folded signatures on the crease line.

Smyth FX-70

Smyth DX-70 belongs to the new generation of book sewing machines, specifically designed for short run production and to give a high quality strong book.
The book sewing machine can also be used as a conventional stand alone machine with semi-automatic side feeding.

Sheet size: Max 380 x 540 mm
Min. 150 x 200 mm
Signature size: Max 380 (spine) x 270 (width) mm
Min. 100 (spine) x 150 (width) mm
Mechanical feeding speed: Max 200 mt/min
No. of sewing stitches: 12
Sewing stitch length: 24 mm
Air consumption: 350 Nl/min. at 5 bar
Paper weight: Min. 50 gsm – Max 180 gsm
Power consumption: 6,5 Kw
Standard voltage: 400V – 50Hz three-phase + neutral
Total weight: 2510 Kg
Dimensions: 4,30 x 1.4 x H 1,43 mt
Manual side feeding
Max mechanical speed: 120 cycles/min
Signature size: Max 520 (spine) x 360 (width) mm
Min. 135 (spine) x 80 (width) mm

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