Duplo USA Presents Its Newest Print Finishing Equipment At On DemandMarch 2009
DPB-500 PUR Perfect Binder
Duplo has added a PUR version to its fully automatic, single clamp DPB-500 Perfect Binder, making it efficient for binding books printed on digital and coated stocks. The PUR glue provides a high pull-strength ensuring each page is firmly bound and can be opened flat without any risk of page detachment.
The closed tank system offers huge cost and productivity benefits compared to open-tank systems, as it does not require draining after each session which incurs wasted material and downtime. Just like Duplo’s standard-adhesive DPB-500 Perfect Binder, it runs at speeds of up to 525 cycles an hour and is capable of binding a wide range of materials with a maximum booklet size of 14.17” x 12.60” and minimum size of 4.72” x 4.72”. Cover sheet sizes range from 4.72” x 9.84” and 14.17” x 27.40”.
The versatility of the fully automated perfect binder results in a reduction in set-up times and costs, making it perfect for short run and variable print as well as longer runs. One of the machine’s key attributes is its easy-to-use integrated touch-screen controls, which facilitate a 35 second set-up between programs, resulting in a book-bound quality finish with minimal operator skills.
DSF-5000 Sheet Feeder in-line with the DBM-500 Bookletmaker and Trimmer
Duplo’s new DSF-5000 modular high-speed, production level feeder offers a number of enhanced benefits to give greater productivity for near-line finishing and bookletmaking solutions. Responding to the needs of both the color market as well as the higher volume black & white cut sheet markets, the DSF-5000 can support the printed output of multiple printers without compromising print production and offers high speed, reliable feeding of a variety of substrates with both ultrasonic double and optical double detection for improved accuracy and reduced waste by preventing the processing of incorrect sets. In addition, its Optical Mark Recognition (OMR) and barcode readers offer greater versatility in handling variable and personalized print finishing. The DSF-5000 can feed up to 400 sheets per minute, which is fed from a 24” high capacity pallet style paper tray. Operators also benefit from automated job set up and changeover, as well as an intuitive, user-friendly PC interface.
To demonstrate the versatility of the DSF-5000, Duplo is showcasing the DSF-5000 Document Sheet Feeder in-line with the DBM-500 Bookletmaker and Trimmer. The benefits of Duplo’s modular approach allow printers to add to the system as and when their requirements change.
Ultra 205A UV Coater
Duplo is also showing its fully automatic and user-friendly Ultra 205A UV Coater with optional SF-205A Feeder. Delivering variable speeds between 32 to 120 feet per minute, the Ultra 205A cost-effectively adds quality, high gloss or satin finishes to an array of offset and digitally printed documents up to 20.5” in width.
The Ultra 205A ensures overall quality of printed output is increased as more vibrancy and richness is added to colors and hues, while ensuring protection from scratching and fingerprints. This makes the Ultra 205A perfectly suited to applications such as book covers, calendars, business cards, brochures, posters and mailers.
In addition, the compact Ultra 205A UV Coater enables easy set-up and operation and features a number of efficiency enhancing attributes. These include a large and intuitive LCD touch screen panel which, via an innovative troubleshooting diagram, allows users to quickly make adjustments. Users also benefit from a self-centering and self-tensioning conveyor belt which automatically readjusts to keep output media neatly stacked.
Further efficiencies are gained thanks to the Ultra 205A’s metering roller speed adjustment which evenly sets the level of coating required, while the built-in self cleaning system ensures post-production labor is reduced.
About Duplo USA Corporation
In 1979, Duplo USA Corporation was established in the United States to serve the North, Central, and South American regions, as well as Guam and the Caribbean Islands. In 1998, Duplo USA further expanded its national existence to serve increasing customers with its second world-class facility in Suwanee, GA.
From duplicating to finishing systems, Duplo USA Corporation has been synonymous with being the only distributor dedicated to the supply of a complete line of on-demand printing and finishing equipment. Duplo is attributed as the leader in providing innovative collating, bookletmaking, perfect binding, trimming, folding, cutting, printing/duplicating, bursting, and creasing solutions in the print marketplace.