Rhin-O-Tuff® Announces the New Tornado Autopunch EX™ – The World’s First Automated Collating Punch System- utilizing BDT’s patented Tornado technology.
Creative Document Systems is the Rhin-O-Tuff Authorized Dealer for Arizona and Southern Nevada.
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 up to 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
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 .59” (15mm) of media, auto-collating front/back covers, inserts and index tabs into the book stack prior to punching. No manual collation required.
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 accumulate 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 Auto-Punch 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.