Barry-Wehmiller Network

Passport Machines

PassPort 2

PassPort Machine for Laminating
The PassPort 2 machine laminates covers, e-covers and/or chip-inlays onto layers sewn by PassPort 1.

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


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PassPort 2-30 PassPort 2-50
Cycles/min Max. 30 Layers (double-up) Max. 50 Layers (double-up)
Size range PassPort 2a PassPort 2b

• 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

Passport 2 basic equipment
• Feeder for sewn layers
• Seam gluing with cold glue
• Feeding of cover material, e-covers and/or chip-inlays
• Laminating of cover material or chip-inlays
• Pressing of layers
• Delivery

Add-on options
• Seam gluing with UV curable glue
• Secondary feeding and secondary lamination station for additional lamination of chip-inlays, to get chip-inlay and cover onto sewn layer in one working step
• Pile press for improved adhesion especially with cold glue
• Chip verification with automatic rejection of defective chip-inlays or e-covers (without interruption of the production process), marking rejects by labeling
• Registration of Chip-UIDs used and other tracking features
• Inline connection to PassPort 1 and PassPort 3
• Optionally PUR hotmelt instead of cold glue

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PassPort 2
PassPort Machine for Laminating

System Solutions - more than a machine

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    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.

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    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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