Catalogues, registers,
calendars, notebooks etc.

Czech Machines ICM series is the line of semi-automated index cutting machines. The purpose of the machine is to cut indexes into a finished books (soft cover and hard cover). Each book is inserted into the ICM machine by operator, then the cutting process is automated according to cutting program.

ICM 12/14/16 index cutting machines are designed for high quality and durability, offering great value/price ratio with great flexibility regarding the type and thickness of the books which can be processed.

The user index cutting programs are created by the means of a color touchscreen and can be saved into a memory as jobs. Operator screen offers language selection.

ICM 12/14/16 feature the book clamping table with movement in 2 axis (horizontal left-right index position and vertical to follow the thickness of each cutting cycle). The cutting knives are replaceable and adjustable, allowing for several cutting patterns.

The ICM 14 machine has servo driven knive and servo driven horizontal movement for index position. The working table height and shield in front of the knive are controlled by pneumatic drives.

The ICM 16 is fully servo driven and offers faster working cycle by efficient synchronisation of movements in the machine due to possibilities of modern servomotoric control. The ICM 16 can be equipped with two cutting heads to combine two different cutting tools in one job.

ICM machines are equipped with interface for remote diagnostics with a possibility to collect the processing data for management purposes, this can be developed and optimised on customers demand.

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