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Tornado Autopunch EX
The World's First Collating Autopunch
The Rhin-O-Tuff® Tornado Autopunch EX is an industry breakthrough system that uses BDT Print Media’s advanced media handling technology to automatically feed, collate, punch and deliver offset book stacks ready for binding in a single platform.
The system will save binding service providers an average of 40% in process efficiency, dramatically reducing overall costs. Handling the widest range of media in the industry, the system delivers unparalleled flexibility and enables concurrent binding operations. Perfect for on-demand, short runs the system includes easy programmable job set-up, monitoring and changeovers.
World's First Automated Collating Punch using Patented BDT Technology A single off-line automated collation and punching platform to meet the needs of your on-demand print environment with a quick return on investment.
Advanced Media Handling Technology Powered by BDT's patented Tornado Technology to separate, lift and transport the widest range of media, including printed media and other book components like covers, tabs and inserts reliably minimizing downtime.
Widest Media Range in the Industry The system handles media from 60gsm - 312gsm, including light porous/heavy coated print media and specialty binding media like plastics, vinyl and textures.
Automated Interposing of Covers/Index Tabs/Inserts Two interposer bins hold up to .75" (19mm) of media, auto-collating front/back covers, inserts and index tabs into the book stack prior to punching. No manual collating requires.
Accommodates Mixed Media Run on Digital/Offset Printers High-Capacity Main Bin holds up to 2500 sheets, including mixed media.
"Patent-Pending" Paper Accumulation Technology Designed to accommodate covers, tabs and document sheets and auto-adjust the punch lifts depending on the type of media being run for maximum punching performance.
Heavy-Duty Autopunch Technology Proven Rhin-O-Tuff technology punches up to 10,800 sheets per hour, improving throughput.
Offset Book Stacks Ready for Binding Book stacks exit collated and ready for binding, enabling operator's to start the binding process while the punching job is still running, saving time and labor.
|7" Touchscreen Display||7" Touch function color display job set-up and monitoring: Quick start mode, preset media types, job status displays punch/die cycle count and chip bin status|
|Sheet Sizes||Punched Edge: 8.27" to 12" Unpunched Edge: 5.5" to 12" Index Tabs: Up to 1/2" tab extension|
|Media||60gsm - 312gsm including: Uncoated Bond Paper, Text/Offset Coated Paper Paper, Plastic (Acetate/PVC) and Vinyl Covers/Tabs *Plastic media must be run from an interposer bin only|
|Interposer Bin Capacity||Up to .75" of Covers/Index Tabs/ Insert Sheets|
|Main Bin Capacity||Up to 2500 sheets of 20lb. bond|
|Punching Speed||Up to 10,800 sheets per hour based on 20lb. bond|
|Interchangeable Die Sets||Letter and A4 formats in 9 binding styles|
|Offset Stacker||Up to 2100 sheets of 20lb. bond|
770 lbs. 28" W x 59" D x 59" H 115Volts 60 Hz
|Warranty and Safety||1-Year limited warranty / UL-CSA Approval|