Barry-Wehmiller Network

Passport Machines

PassPort 1

PassPort Machine for Collating and Sewing

The PassPort 1 machine binds passport or saving books by collating and sewing together different components. The machine is equipped with sewing machines for chain and/or interlock stitching.

All styles of passports and e-passports can be manufactured by combining PassPort 1 with our PassPort 2, 3 and 4

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Passport Machine: PassPort 1 Passport Machine: PassPort 1 Details Passport Machine: PassPort 1 camera light Passport Machine: PassPort 1 Endproduct
PassPort 1 Chain stitching PassPort 1 Interlock stitching
Cycles/min Max. 36 Layers (double up) Max. 20 / Optional 36 Layers (double up)
Size range max. 3 mm ; 210 - 355 mm; 146 - 224 mm  PassPort 1a 160 - 224 mmmax. 3 mm; 260 - 330 mm PassPort 1b

Passport 1 basic equipment

  • Variable number of feeders
  • Alignment of layers
  • Reinforcing tape application
  • Feeder for security film or polycarbonate cards with or without chip
  • Trimming
  • Sewing station for chain stitch and/or interlock stitching
  • Delivery

  • Suitable for (electronic) Machine Readable Travel Document (eMRTD) according to ISO and ICAO standards
  • High productivity and reliable production in terms of quality and output
  • Sophisticated technology for easy operation and maintenance
  • Rigid design for increased life expectancy (>30 years)
  • Modular layout in order to accomodate various types of passports and future upgrades

Add-on options

  • Chip verification with automatic reject of defect polycarbonate cards with chip
  • Registration of chip-UIDs used and other tracking features
  • Inline connection to PassPort 2

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PassPort 1
PassPort Machine for Collating and Sewing

System Solutions - more than a machine

    • PassPort-2R-web
    • Passport Machine: PassPort2 Endproducts
    • PUR gluing nozzle

    PassPort 2R

    The PassPort 2R machine laminates covers/e-covers/chip-inlays onto sewn layers and/or covers on inlays to produce e-covers.

    • Passport Machine: PassPort 3
    • Passport Machine: PassPort3 Folding Unit
    • Passport Machine: PassPort3 Details
    • Passport Machine: PassPort3 Punching

    PassPort 3

    The layers which have been sewn and laminated in PassPort 1 and 2 are separated into single ups, folded and cut to size in a die cutting station using the PassPort 3 machine.

    • Passport Machine: PassPort 4
    • Passport Machine: PassPort 4 Endproduct
    • Passport Machine: PassPort 4 Endproduct
    • Passport Machine: PassPort 4 Reversing Wheel & Punching

    PassPort 4

    After the books have been sewn, laminated and cut to size using the Passport 1, 2 and 3, the PassPort 4 numbers the books with a gothic number and/or a laser perforation.



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