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Standard Horizon BQ-480 (4-clamp perfect binder)

The Standard Horizon BQ-480 Perfect Binder features the quickest set-up and changeover for variable book production in its class, especially for book-of-one.

With interchangeable PUR and EVA glue tanks, the binder also offers advanced automation through a movable color touchscreen including adjustments for roller height, nipping height, and amount of side glue.

Specially designed to meet the requirements of PUR book binding, the BQ-480 includes a gentle elevator delivery system with a mere 5mm drop, and also accommodates the lowest temperature setting for PUR glue.


Book Size  
Maximum 12.59" spine length x 12.59" spine to face
Minimum 5.71" spine length x 4.14" spine to face
Book Thickness 0.04" to 2.56" (depends on paper and book size)
Cover Size 5.32"W x 8.86"L to 12.59"W x 26.37"L
Cover Weight Range 82 gsm to 348 gsm (depending on paper)
Cover Pile Height Up to 5.9"
Tank Temperature 150 C to 200 C (EVA) / 90 C to 140 C (PUR)
Speed Up to 1,350 cycles/hr. (EVA) / 1,000 cycles/hr. (PUR)


Length 144.5"
Width 92.2"
Height 78.8"
Weight 4,344 lbs.


200-215 VAC 3-phase 60Hz

Standard Horizon BQ-480 brochure pdf file

PUR . . . What is it? Why should I care?

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