The revolutionary stitching system that only requires half the space opens up opportunities for stitching in-line for higher efficiency, cost-effective, high-quality end products.

The Tolerans compact SPEEDLINER® S60 Ribbon is a patented, revolutionary, high-end stitching system specifically designed for presses that have up till now lacked space for a stitcher. Its uniquely small footprint and height of only 100 mm realizes an excellent return on investment and requires little or no modification, saving printers up to 80% of the investment previously needed investments in re-building the press superstructure.


Product Description

The SPEEDLINER® is a compact, fully shaftless ribbon stitcher that is half the size of traditional stitches; it will fit into almost any press without major modifications. The compact size also makes it easy to install and remove from its operating position for service and maintenance. Tolerans SPEEDLINER® S60 Ribbon is part of the Tolerans series of SPEEDLINER® systems – the best-selling in-line stitchers on the world market. They are modular, durable, reliable, easy to install, maintain and operate. This ensures a completely worry-free stitching process.


  • For cross-web stitching of compact size printed products.
    E.g. tabloid products, mini-Berliner, A3 or A4. For any web width.
  • Stitches up to 60,000 cph.
    It is designed to stitch every second revolution, i.e. the stitcher completes two revolutions for every ’cut-off’. Thus it stitches up to 60,000 cph. Runs in either straight or skip mode.
  • Compact, light
    The light-weight ribbon stitcher is half the size of a conventional stitcher with a height of only 100 mm.
  • Moves on rails for easy handling.
    SPEEDLINER® S60 Ribbon moves on rails; this makes it easy to move the stitcher between multiple stitching positions to allow better access to the folder and make the replacement of consumables and parts easy.
  • Modular construction for easy maintenance.
    The SPEEDLINER® S60 Ribbon is easy to operate and to maintain, minimizing downtime. The central lubricating system lubricates the cam and major bearings. The stitcher features a service cassette that includes the stitching fork, the wire rest and an easily removable cutting/forming unit. The modular design allows users to change wear parts without having to make any adjustments.
  • Customized, modular control system for easy operations.
    The stitching system includes a customized, modular control system based entirely on standard components, where the functions are remote-controlled for easy operations.
  • Includes high-end standard features.
    Standard features include servo drives, controller, touch screen operator terminal and modem or Ethernet connection to the electrical system. The flexible design allows integration in most press control systems on the market.




  • Max stitching speed 60,000 copies per hour.
  • Two stitching heads and adjustable staple distance.
  • Staple width: 14 mm.
  • Wire gauge: 0.5 mm diameter.
  • Cut-off: 560 mm or longer (non variable).
  • Weight: Low weight, 45 kilos.
  • Two axis servo technology.
  • Wire feed with intermittent feeding.
  • Able to run with traditional unwinders or Tolerans DrumTop.



  • Power supply: 3×380-480 V, 50-60 Hz.
  • Requires air supply of minimum 6 bar.


Service & Maintenance

Full documentation and customized manuals for specific stitching solutions are always provided.

To enjoy ideal performance and reliable production in any stitching system, wear parts must be replaced regularly. All systems are equipped with a customized Wear and Spare Part Program that makes it easier to know when, how and what to replace. The different wear part kits are designed to be replaced at certain interval points. The wear part kits enable quicker replacements with less downtime and, where applicable, all mechanical settings are pre-set when delivered.


Ribbon stitching in the press – how it works: