Barry-Wehmiller Network

PassPort 4

After the books have been sewn, laminated and cut to size using the PassPort 1, 2R and 3 machines, the PassPort 4 numbers the books with a gothic number and/or a laser perforation.
Passport Machine: PassPort 4 Passport Machine: PassPort 4 Endproduct Passport Machine: PassPort 4 Endproduct Passport Machine: PassPort 4 Reversing Wheel & Punching
PassPort 4-25, 4-45 and 4-50
Cycles/min 25, 45 or 50 booklets/min depending on the layout
Size range CRN impact number

CRN impact number/barcode 39 printing
Laser numbering

Laser numbering


  • 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 accommodate various types of passports and future upgrades

PassPort 4 basic equipment

  • Opening of cover and pages according to passport layout
  • CRN impact number/barcode 39 printing
  • Camera control of printed numbers/bar codes
  • Registration of Chip-UIDs and passport numbers
  • Opening of additional pages
  • Laser perforation of the number with round or shaped holes (square, triangle, oval, star)
  • Offset transport for optimum utilization of laser cycles
  • Camera control of perforated numbers
  • Vertical delivery

Add-on options

  • Chip initialization
  • Enhanced tracking features
  • Inkjet number printing




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