PassPort 3 Machine

Product Description

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

The passport covers can be gold embossed. All styles of passports and e-passports can be manufactured by combining PassPort 3 with our PassPort 1, 2R and 4 machines.

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We would like to extend our gratitude and appreciate for your help and support in the Philippine e-Passport project. With your invaluable contribution, the launch gathered positive response from our fellow citizens. - Henry P. Cureg, President, United Graphic Expression Corporation, Philippines
Product Features

Passport Machine for Gold Foil Embossing, Folding and Die-Cutting

Compliance with Standards

Suitable for (electronic) Machine Readable Travel Document (eMRTD) according to ISO and ICAO standards.

Productivity and Technology

  • High productivity and reliable production in terms of quality and output

  • Sophisticated technology for easy operation and maintenance


Design and Modularity

  • Rigid design for increased life expectancy (>30 years)
  • Modular layout in order to accommodate various types of passports and future upgrades

  • Technical Data
  • Product Details
  • Options
 LayersBooklets
Cycles/minmax. 25 layersmax. 50 booklets
Layer thicknessmax. 3 mmmax. 6 mm
Sewn side224 mm - 330 mm105 mm - 210 mm
Unsewn side65 mm - 120 mm140 mm - 246 mm

PassPort 3 Layer Sizes
PassPort 3 Booklet Sizes

PassPort 3 Basic Equipment

  • Feeding of sewn and laminated layers
  • Separating cut into single ups
  • Creasing station with optional heating
  • Folding
  • Spine pressing station with optional heating
  • Die-cutting
  • Delivery

PassPort 3 Process

Add-on Options

  • Gold embossing with turning of the passport
  • Quality control of gold embossing by camera with automatic rejections
  • Chip verification with fully automated rejection of defect chips without interrupting of production
  • Registration of chip-UIDs used and other tracking features
  • Vertical book delivery, magazine outfeed

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