The Horizon HT-80 is an in-line or off-line three-knife trimmer that produces precise, clean cuts with no rough edges at speeds up to 1,000 cycles per hour. The LCD display console steps the operator through set-up and changeover, and provides continuous updates on system status. The HT-80 will accept a variable lift size up to 2” thick. Changeovers are accomplished in under 10 minutes, without the need for any tools, and all adjustments are external to the knife area for added safety. An advanced interlock system provides enhanced operator safety.
The Horizon HT-80 Three-knife Trimmer is designed for operation in-line with the Horizon BQ-470, SB-07, and SB-09S perfect binders, or for use off-line. The HT-80 allows for trimming of variable thickness books, one after another, for true on demand book production.
- Variable production: It can trim finished books for sizes ranging from 5.5” x 3.9” up to 13.4” x 11.8”, with programmable memory for up to 200 different jobs for instant recall of frequently-run jobs.
- Advanced automation: The HT-80 includes advanced set-up automation through a user-friendly 10.4” color touch-screen control panel. After inputting the untrimmed and finished trim book sizes, automated adjustments include the in-feed, jogging, and knife sections.
- Precision trimming: Precision stepper motors accurately position all guides and clamps to ensure professional quality cutting at speeds up to 1,000 cycles per hour. A uniquely designed servo-motor controlled jogging mechanism helps provide accurate book registration. The swing knife movement ensures sharp and accurate trims, and a silicon spray unit is available to keep the knife clean during operation.