Spiel Associates has introduced the Sterling Doublebinder, a layflat perfect binder that binds books as strong as PUR. The unit will bind up to 300 books per hour with no messy clean up. The books dry instantly. This new technology produces a perfect layflat book by gluing not only the spine—but between the sheets.
- Product From On Demand Machinery LLC
The demand to create tabloid size hard cover books is growing strong for photo book and yearbook printers. ODM’s XXL Series is easily ‘scalable’ to fit your production requirements enabling you to produce hard cover books from wallet to 18” x 18” tabloid size, up to 4” thick.
- Product From Baumer Ltd. USA
The Xmelt entry level from Baumer hhs rounds off the bottom end of the company's highly successful family of Xmelt melters. The range of functions of the low-cost starter unit is comparable to that of the devices of leading competitors and totally sufficient for many standard applications. Apart from which, the individual components of the Xmelt entry level unit are characterised by the typical high quality and great reliability of Baumer hhs technology.
- Product From Garrido Printing Equipment
Garrido USA is proud to introduce the new HC-15M Case-Making Machine engineered for the digital market.
The HC-15M Case-Making Machine is a semi-automatic module that can produce up to 900 cases per hour. It’s simple design and structure allows for quick changeovers—a positive progression for the digital sector. Even though this machine works wonders for short run jobs, you will not sacrifice production on any medium to long run jobs.
- Product From Morgana Systems
Morgana Systems (Booth 3561) is launching in the US the Morgana DigiBook 300 PUR binder.
The latest version of Morgana’s DigiBook 300 PUR binder is a highly productive product, already well known in Europe following its introduction by Morgana at Drupa 2012. The unit can produce up to 300 8.5” x 11” books per hour. A patented unit controls the application of the PUR glue with a sealed nozzle system. This makes DigiBook 300 extremely quick and effective to set-up and shut down – ideal for very the short runs of PUR bound books often required in the digital printing world. The machine will be shown producing a wide range of both digitally printed and litho printed jobs on coated stock, and will also be shown producing book blocks with end-papers ready for casing into hard-cover books.
- Product From Standard Finishing Systems
In Booth 1902, Standard Horizon will show the new BQ-280PUR Perfect Binder offering single-clamp PUR perfect binding with professional quality in a compact footprint! Specially designed to handle the unique requirements of digital print, the binder features quick set-up and changeover for shorter production runs, book-of-one capability, and even in-line verification for document integrity. The BQ-280 uses environmentally-friendly PUR glue and features a unique elevator delivery system that gently carries the freshly bound book down without damage. The large color touchscreen features intuitive icons for easy, single-person operation. Book block and cover information can be input at the touchscreen for quick and automatic setup, including carriage clamp, milling, glue tank, nipping, and cover feeder. The automated, sensor-activated digital caliper system ensures consistent measurement of book block thickness every time, eliminating operator discrepancy. Book thickness is automatically measured by placing the book block into the digital caliper. The caliper slides into position with no manual intervention and thickness data automatically begins set-up. Capable of production speeds up to 350-400 books per hour, the binder can also handle extended spine lengths up to 15.5”. Ideal for the production of digitally printed books, personalized photo books, smaller sample runs, and other ultra short-run work!
- Product From CP Bourg
The C.P. Bourg BB3202 Perfect Binder, in Booth 1912, is a fully automatic in-line/off-line EVA or PUR binder designed to produce softcover books on demand from single or multiple digital, analog or mixed workflows. The BB3202 comprises a modified Bourg BB3002 single clamp binder and Bourg BBC transfer module to compile sheets or single-fold signatures and transfer stacks and covers into the binder.
- Product From RISO, Inc.
The RISO Perfect Binder Solution (Booth 544) drastically reduces production time by combining and automating all functions of book printing and finishing. The RISO ComColor 9150, a 150 ppm inkjet printer, configured with the RISO Perfect Binder, can produce 60 100- page books in approximately one hour. This on-demand system can accommodate up to 300 sheets or 30 mm maximum thickness and spine printing. The RISO Perfect Binder Solution redefines convenience and productivity, while remaining cost-efficient for both short-run and high-volume production.
- Product From Spiel Associates Inc.
Spiel Associates's Sterling Coilmaster III plastic coil binding system creates plastic coil from plastic filament, automatically inserting it into the book from the first hole onwards and then automatically cutting and crimping. This machine eliminates the need to store plastic coil. The cost savings of producing 12-inch lengths of coil from filament is more than 50 percent, reports the company. The Coilmaster III incorporates the latest advances in automatic plastic coil binding, including an angled roller for speedy jam free binding, a spreading device that allows for any size margin, and the ability to bind books with any pitch with round or oval holes. The Coilmaster III delivers the capability of binding books up to 40 mm in diameter at speeds of up to 700 books per hour.
- Product From Standard Finishing Systems
Standard Finishing Systems has introduced the Standard Horizon BQ-470V - for variable - is designed to fit true book-of-one production environments while still offering productivity for longer runs. Each book block is measured for thickness using the BQ-470 digital caliper, and the data is transferred to the binder automatically. Set-up for the next available clamp begins almost immediately, while the prior book is in production, causing minimal idle time between variable books and an increase in production rates. This capability will be field retrofittable, so existing BQ-470 customers can also add this functionality.
- Product From Canon USA
Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, announced the FlatSpread FS-500, the new film hinge processor, for its Canon DreamLabo 5000 Inkjet Production Photo Printer. This new post-press machine will create a "FlatSpread" lay-flat style photo book and will be on display at WPPI Expo in Las Vegas, March 11 - 13, in the Canon booth (# 421).