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Formax Series FD 540 - Low-Volume Continuous Feed Bursters


Formax low-volume FD 540 series bursters offer industrial quality at an economical price with virtually all of the standard features offered in the higher models. Formax models are available to suit any need or application.

Formax FD540 Series Bursters:

  • FD 544 (w/ variable speed)
  • FD 546 (w/variable speed, friction feed and slitters)
  • FD 548 (FD 546 plus base)
  • FD 550 (w/tractor feed, slitters and base)
  • FD 552 (FD 550 plus 3 ½" & 7" imprinter)


  • Variable Speed: 0 to 200 feet per minute
  • Power Req: 3 Amps, 115 Volts, 50/60 Hz A.C. (UL Listed)
  • Form Width: 2 3/8" to 16"
  • Form Length: 2 3/4" to 12"
  • Weight: 193 lbs. w/base
  • Dimensions: 58"L x 25" W x 41" H
  • Paper Weight: 100 lb. total, up to 4 parts (non exceeding 60 lb. tag)
  • Permanent fastening of one or both margins recommended (w/imprinter: 10 to 100 lb. bond, may be multi-part)
  • Features: Safety interlocks and conveyor
  • Options: Center slitter. Static eliminators for high static conditions and laser printing. Cylinders for 2-up printing. Tri-color ink roller. Vertical folder. Power drop stacker. Cover lock. Photo cell counter (6-digit).

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Balboa Check Protector Co proudly serves all of San Diego County from our office in East San Diego County which includes El Cajon, La Mesa, Santee, San Carlos, Lakeside, Spring Valley, Jamul, and Alpine. We have many clients in North San Diego County which includes Carlsbad, San Marcos, Vista, Oceanside, Escondido, Encinitas, Cardiff by the Sea, Solana Beach, Del Mar, Rancho Santa Fe, La Jolla, Poway, and Rancho Bernardo; as well as Central San Diego County which includes Rolando, SDSU, Darnall, Cerritos, Del Cerro, Allied Gardens, Talmadge, Kensington, Hillcrest, Mission Valley, Fashion Valley, City Heights, Lake Murray, Friars, El Cajon Blvd, North Park, Balboa Park, Clairemont, Linda Vista, Kearny Mesa, Mira Mesa, Mission Bay, Mission Beach, Pacific Beach, Ocean Beach, Imperial Beach, Point Loma, Pt Loma and Downtown San Diego. We also serve many banks and financial companies in South San Diego County which includes Chula Vista, Coronado, Imperial Beach, Bonita, Eastlake, South Bay, National City, and the Port of San Diego.