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Features of the PLASTIKOIL® NCF6 Concept Former

Features of the NCF6 Concept Former

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  • Coil Diameter Capabilities – 6 mm to 30 mm with options up to 50 mm
  • Multiple Pitch options – .2475" / 4:1 / 6 mm / 5:1 / 3:1 / 2.5:1
  • Custom pitches also available
  • Min / Max lengths – 6.5" to 18" (16 – 46 cm)
  • Optional slide-in extension table – for lengths up to 43" (109 cm)
  • An enhanced state of the art PLC Control system
  • Color Touchscreen with a very User Friendly Interface – making set up
    and changeovers even easier
  • Pre-programmed temperature and machine speed values for each coil
    size – Optimized for MAXIMUM productivity
  • Enhanced system status monitoring (watchdog features) complete with
    fault log to aid with service and maintenance
  • An electrical system complete with breakers. No replacement fuses needed.
  • 3 phase AC motors and variable frequency drives.
  • Empty Spool Detection system – allows for easier and quicker spool changes.
  • Improved ergonomics with the Control Touchscreen and E-stop now on the front of the machine for easier operator access.
  • Easy mandrel changeover
  • Positive Hexagon Mandrel Drive
  • Cost effective IMC (Interchangeable Mandrel Components)
  • Unique Spool Brake design
  • Safety shields on the heater drum
  • Air cylinder coil eject
  • Automatic Oiling System
  • Small footprint
  • Smooth, quiet, simple operation
  • Self-reliant / Minimal operator supervision
  • Hot Start option – Stop / Start with zero waste
  • Optional packaging systems
  • Interline capabilities with the PBS 3000QS4 Auto Inserter(s)
  • Optional packaging / single and dual interline modules pre-configured into the control system make expansion easy
Gateway's NEW patent pending Reverse Cut PLASTIKOIL®

Standard Cut
Standard Cut

Reverse Cut
Reverse Cut *Patent Pending
The reverse cut lead edge smoothly funnels its way through the punch hole in comparison to the standard cut lead edge. A great advantage especially when binding thicker books. An option on the PLASTIKOIL® New Concept Former. Retrofits also available for existing machines.

The NCF6 Concept Former manufactured by Gateway Bookbinding Systems Ltd.

The NCF6 Concept Former manufactured by Gateway Bookbinding Systems Ltd.