Additional Machine Details:
This 12:2 inserter was purchased for a small 6-day newspaper in 2003. It was oversized for that market, but the investment was made in anticipation of continued large insert and circulation growth. It has been well maintained. Any interested buyer would be impressed by it's condition, which would be considered excellent.
The 12:2 straight-line inserter can use alternate feed from both sides. In can process 400+ broadsheet pages up to 1.5" thick. Standard production at 25,000 copies per hour and "double" production up to 40,000 copies per hour. Advanced PC-based Winlincs software control systems.
A modular design allows expansion in 2-hopper modules up to 40 heads. The inserter has an Allen Bradley digital main drive with double gripper drum feeders. Enclosed oil bath lubricating system. Lap opening with vacuum assist. Scales vacuum pump included.
Output converyor has articulating grippers for positive pick-up and cut-edge pick up retains package integrity.
Missed Insert Repair System (MIRS) for product integrity. Misses are repaired during succeeding passes and multiple copy packages are ejected. Only complete newspaper packages are conveyed to the stacker. Includes electronic jam protection and electronic miss/double detection.
Remote online diagnostics and support.
Package includes spare parts kit, a back-up Winlincs computer, AF 200 hopper loader, 13 GMA jogging tables, and 3-position pocket grippers.
Quipp 500-series stackers, Dynaric strappers, bottom wrap machines and Barstom labeler separately available.