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Timsons Book Presses

6″ x 9 1/4″ Books

1989 Timsons T32 – circumference 78”, width 40” – $600,000

2000 Timsons T48, circumference 39”, width 47”, with M7/4 three-sides open folder – $ Call

1994 Timsons T32 – circ. 39”, width 47” with M7/4 three-sides open folder – $100,000

1999 Timsons T48, circumference 39”, width 53”, with M7/4 three-sides open folder – $ Best Offer

8 1/2″ x 11″ Books

1984 Timsons 2/u T32 – circ. 45.5”, width 40” with M6C Folder & CVM vertical stacker – $250,000

5 1/2″ x 8 1/2″ Books

1986 Timsons T32, Circumference 35.5″, Width 40″ with M6C Folder  – $500,000

7″ x 10″ Books

1989 Timson T32, Circumference 41.5″, Width 40″ with M4C Folder – $ Call

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Available Timsons Book Presses

Listed machines are a small sample of the presses for sale – Timsons has produced 100’s of presses capable of producing a very wide range of  book sizes. If you have a particular size requirement please complete the contact form stating the book size & preferred grain direction.

6 x 9-1/4 Book Press
Primary Trimmed Book Size

Width X Spine Max Pages / Signature  Max Pages / Hour
Std –       6″ X 9 1/4″
Metric –  152mm X 235mm
CM –      16 X 23
48 897,000

Secondary Trimmed Book Sizes

Long Grain / Grain Right

Max Spine Length = 9 1/4″ (235mm)
Variable Signature Width – Min = 3 3/4″ (95mm) Max  =  9 3/4″ (247mm)

Single Cross Grain / Tabloid Signature (Untrimmed)

Max Signature Width =  9 5/8″ (244mm)
Variable Spine Length Max = 20″ (508mm) Min = 8″ (203mm)

Double Cross Fold / DP

Max Signature Width =  4 1/2″ (114mm)
Variable Spine Length – Max =  9 11/16″ (246mm) Min = 7 3/ 4″ (196mm)

Note:
Max = Maximum size for machines capabilities
Min = Minimum  size without additional trim waste

5-1/2 x 8-1/2 Book Press
Primary Trimmed Book Size

Width X Spine Max Pages / Signature  Max Pages / Hour
Std –       5.5″ X  8.5″
Metric –  138mm X 216mm
CM –      14 x 21
64 990,000

Secondary Trimmed Book Sizes

Long Grain / Grain Right

Max Spine Length = 11 1/4″ (285mm)
Variable Signature Width – Min = 3 3/4″ (95mm) Max  =  9 3/4″ (247mm)

Single Cross Grain / Tabloid Signature (Untrimmed)

Max Signature Width =  11 5/8″ (295mm)
Variable Spine Length Max = 20″ (508mm) Min = 8″ (203mm)

Double Cross Fold / DP

Max Signature Width =  5 1/2″  (138mm)
Variable Spine Length – Max =  9 11/16″ (246mm) Min = 7 3/ 4″ (196mm)

Note:
Max = Maximum size for machines capabilities
Min = Minimum  size without additional trim waste

160mm x 240mm Book Press
Primary Trimmed Book Size

Width X Spine Max Pages / Signature  Max Pages / Hour
Std –       6 5/16″ X 9 1/2″
Metric –  160mm X 240mm
CM –      16 X 24
64 877,000

Secondary Trimmed Book Sizes

Long Grain / Grain Right

Max Spine Length = 9 1/2″ (240mm)
Variable Signature Width – Min = 3 3/4″ (95mm) Max  =  9 3/4″ (247mm)

Single Cross Grain / Tabloid Signature (Untrimmed)

Max Signature Width =  13 1/8″ (333mm)
Variable Spine Length Max = 20″ (508mm) Min = 8″ (203mm)

Double Cross Fold / DP

Max Signature Width =  6 5/16″ (160mm)
Variable Spine Length – Max =  9 11/16″ (246mm) Min = 7 3/ 4″ (196mm)

Note:
Max = Maximum size for machines capabilities
Min = Minimum  size without additional trim waste

7 x 10 book Press
Primary Trimmed Book Size

Width X Spine Max Pages / Signature  Max Pages / Hour
Std –       7″ X 10″
Metric –  176mm X 250mm
CM –      18 X 25
48 822,000

Secondary Trimmed Book Sizes

Long Grain / Grain Right

Max Spine Length = 10 1/8″ (257mm)
Variable Signature Width – Min = 3 3/4″ (95mm) Max  =  9 3/4″ (247mm)

Single Cross Grain / Tabloid Signature (Untrimmed)

Max Signature Width =  10 1/2″ (266mm)
Variable Spine Length Max = 20″ (508mm) Min = 8″ (203mm)

Double Cross Fold / DP

Max Signature Width =  5″ (127mm)
Variable Spine Length – Max =  9 11/16″ (246mm) Min = 7 3/ 4″ (196mm)

Note:
Max = Maximum size for machines capabilities
Min = Minimum  size without additional trim waste

5-1/2 x 8-1/2 Book Press
Primary Trimmed Book Size

Width X Spine Max Pages / Signature  Max Pages / Hour
Std –       5 1/2″ X 8 1/2″
Metric –  160mm X 216mm
CM –      14 X 21
64 1,298,000

Secondary Trimmed Book Sizes

Long Grain / Grain Right

Max Spine Length = 8 1/2″ (240mm) or  17 1/14 (438mm)
Variable Signature Width – Min = 3 3/4″ (95mm) Max  =  9 3/4″ (247mm)

Single Cross Grain / Tabloid Signature (Untrimmed)

Max Signature Width =  8 7/8″  (225mm)
Variable Spine Length Max = 20″ (508mm) Min = 8″ (203mm)

Note:
Max = Maximum size for machines capabilities
Min = Minimum  size without additional trim waste

All product sizes & production figures are for referance only.

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