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Standard Horizon BQ-270V

The BQ-270V single-clamp binder offers high-quality production perfect binding with fully automated operation, push-button simplicity, and on-demand production of variable thickness books.

The binder includes an automated, sensor-activated digital caliper system which consistently measures book block thickness and automatically transfers this data to the binder for quick, automated set-up with no cycle lag time for books of different thicknesses.

Designed to meet the needs of the short-run, print-on-demand book market, the BQ-270V also features single-person production of up to 500 books per hour, automatic air-suction cover feeding with in-line scoring, a large 10.4" intelligent color touch-screen, job programming, and a compact configuration.


Book Size  
Maximum 12.59" spine length x 12.59" spine to face
Minimum 5.32" spine length x 4.14" spine to face
Book Thickness 0.04" to 2.00" (depends on paper and book size)
Cover Size 5.32"W x 9.06"L to 12.59"W x 25.98"L
Cover Weight Range 82 gsm to 302 gsm (depending on paper)
Cover Pile Height Up to 2.75"
Warm Up Time 60 Minutes
Tank Temperature 120 C to 180 C
Milling Blade Maximum Depth 0.12" (depending on paper)
Speed Up to 500 cycles per hour


Length 95.9"
Width 35.9"
Height 60.9"
Weight 1,985 lbs.


208-215 VAC 3-phase 60Hz

Standard Horizon BQ-270V brochure pdf file

Download the brochure and call 877.460.1212 toll free to speak to a sales representative.