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Rosback 250 CB & 250 XB 3-Knife Trimmers

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This finishing equipment is a compatible, heavy-duty 3-knife trimmer to use in-line with collators, saddle stitchers, perfect binding equipment and flat stitching machines, or as a hand feed stand-alone.  Enjoy the quality of single book trimming at production speeds.

250CB & 250XB 3-Knife Trimmers Unique Features:

  • Variable speed control - Rosback has two, 3-knife trimmers that operate with other binding and finishing equipment machines. The basic machine and specifications are the same.  The difference is in cycling speed.

    • Model 250CB operates from 2000 to 5000 cycles per hour.

    • Model 250XCB is recommended for use with sheet collators that stitch, fold and need 3-knife trimming. This model operates from 1300 to 2580 cycles per hour.

  • Electromagnetic clutch-brake drive

  • Large casters

  • Adjustable In-Feed height- 24" to 36" from floor

Rosback 250CB & 250XB 3-Knife Trimmer Specifications:

  English Metric
Maximum trim size: 11-1/2" x 15" 292mm x 381mm
Minimum trim size: 4" x 7" 102mm x 178mm
Maximum book thickness: 3/8" 9.5mm
Maximum untrimmed booklet: 12-1/2" x 16-1/2"  318mm x 419mm
Maximum cycling speeds Up to 5,000 for CB units
Up to 2,580* for XB units
Height: 48" 122 cm
Length: 126" 320 cm
Width: 36" 91 cm
Net weight: 2,100 lbs. 953 kg
Shipping weight: 2,300 lbs. 1043 kg

Standard electrics: 230v/380/440/50hz/60/3ph (**)(***)
30 amp service recommended

*Based on optimal operating conditions and will vary depending on stock, operator, and environmental conditions.
**Contact ROSBACK for optional electrics availability.
***If voltage is lower than 230 volts, customer should provide a minimum of .750 KVA Buck & Boost transformers.

Email Rosback for a price quotation on our finishing equipment and dealer near you

(Optional) Finishing Equipment Accessories:

  • Batch and Total Counter

  • Model 251 Stack Feeder

  • Extra set of 6 knives

  • Model 958 In-line Auto-Punch

  • "CE" style guarding

  • Model 953 Pro-Feeder (for automatic feeding into trimmer)

Check out other various in-line solutions Rosback can provide for your print finishing applications.


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