Tecnau introduces B2 stacker

Tecnau recently launched a new cutting and stacking system for B2+ sheets, the Stack 1212, which is distributed in the UK through Intelligent Finishing Systems.

This Tecnau 1212 takes B2+ sheets and cuts and trims them and then outputs them in stacks.

It’s suitable for producing letters and books as well as postcards and posters. It slits, cuts, trims and removes gutters and bleeds. It’s designed to work offline and can handle output from multiple presses. It takes papers from 70 – 350 gsm and will support single pages up to 21-up impositions. It can output items down to 4” x 5” postcards (102 x 127 mm).

There’s a cartridge-based cross-cut and slitter design that allows operators to switch between jobs, for example, from a bleed or non-bleed postcard application to a large poster application in a couple of minutes.

Jason Seaber, Technical Sales Director for IFSL, says: “Job are programmed by the operator through a colour touch-screen with user-friendly GUI. Barcode setup is an option to have dynamic page count, off-set separation and stack delivery.”

It can take in up to 6000 B2 sheets per hour. Each job can be delivered to the conveyor one at a time, individually offset within the stack or delivered when the operator-programmed stack height is reached. There’s an optional pallet feeder. 

IFS Managing Director Eric Keane states: “This cost-effective and space efficient cutting/stacking solution is ideally suited to users of B2 colour digital presses looking to automate their finishing. Its smooth and streamlined operation supports greater production efficiency and flexibility – ideal for operations looking to responsively increase their capacity.” 

The pricing ranges between £145,000 and £190,000, depending on the model and options selected.You can find further details on the Tecnau 1212 stacker from tecnau.com and from Intelligent Finishing’s range of postpress equipment at ifsl.uk.com.


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