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Horizon BQ-270 Perfect Binder

Precision automated single-clamp perfect binder that combines unsurpassed ease-of-operation and best-in-class book quality
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For short-run digital bookbinding, print service providers need an easy-to-use, highly reliable binder that can produce top quality books with quick, easy changeovers. The Horizon BQ-series perfect binders have become the industry standard in short-run book manufacturing. The BQ-270 sports big-system features in a compact design, with quick, easy set-ups and changeover.

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Key Features

  • Unsurpassed ease-of-operation, with fully automated setup via color touchscreen and the ability to store recurring jobs for instant recall
  • Produces top-quality books up to 2" thick at up to 500 cycles/hour, with setups in under one minute
  • Automatic thickness caliper conveys data for precise sub-system setup, allowing true book-of-one production
  • 2.7" capacity cover table with rotary suction feeder and auto-setup scoring tools
  • Legendary Horizon engineering and construction for reliable, multi-shift operation
  • System can be enhanced with JDF capability via the Horizon pXnet bindery control system

Your Challenges

Print service providers want to move short-run book production from file-in to ship-and-bill as quickly as possible, with the fewest touchpoints and lowest labor.

Key Challenges

  • Producing short and ultra-short run books without adding labor costs or setup waste
  • Book quality cannot be compromised – quality must be equal to books bound on large systems

How Xerox Can Help

Xerox short-run book manufacturers demand a platform that combines productivity, ease-of-use and quality bookbinding. The Horizon BQ-270 delivers on that promise:

  • Intuitive touchscreen features fast, easy accurate, setup
  • Unsurpassed book quality among single-clamp perfect binders
  • World-class system reliability and Xerox service support