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FX-50

Semi-automatic book sewing machine

Smyth FX-50 semi-automatic book sewing machine is a front and side feeding machine, specifically designed for micro and short run production.
It is the ideal solution for the Book on-demand, sampling and the production of oversized books due to its capability to sew extremely large signatures up to 510 x 550 mm (front feeding) and 510 x 350 mm (side feeding). This feature is particularly appreciated in the production of art books, photo albums, record books and all high end publications.

  • Semi-automatic feeding with front and side loading of signatures
  • Quick and easy changeovers and low operating costs
  • Extremely easy to use
  • No maintenance required
  • Excellent sewing quality

Automatic thread cutting systemAutomatic thread cutting system

The FX-50 is easy to use, incorporating automatic thread cut off between books, enabling easy separation at the delivery.

Oversized booksOversized books

Smyth FX-50 is the ideal solution for the production of oversized books due its capability to run signatures up to 510 x 550 mm.

Fuori formatoTried and Tested solution

The machine utilizes the tried and tested Smyth thread sewing system used on the whole range of machines, ensuring reliability and book quality.

No. of sewing stitches: 14
Sewing stitch length: 18 mm
Air consumption: Max 200 Nl/min. at 5 bar
Paper weight: Min. 50 gsm – Max 150 gsm
Power consumption: 0,75 Kw
Standard voltage: 230/400V – 50Hz three-phase
Total weight: 520 Kg.
Dimensions: 1,98 x 1,39 x H 1,60 mt
Front feeding
Max mechanical speed:
Signature size:
14 cycles/min
Max 510 (spine) x 550 (width) mm
Min. 125 (spine) x 75 (width) mm
Side feeding
Max mechanical speed:
Signature size:
18 cycles/min
Max 510 (spine) x 350 (width) mm
Min. 125 (spine) x 75 (width) mm

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FX-50

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