Adhesive Binders — Sticking to the Basics
Designed for Automation
Rosback Co. offers the model 882 perfect binder, now with PLC touch controls for automated setup. This hot-melt unit provides spine milling and notching at speeds up to 600 cycles per hour. It features up to 2˝ thickness and a self-adjusting nipper. Other capabilities include a precise pulsed temp controller, side gluers and knock-up device for perfect cover registration.
The KM 410.C perfect binder from Kolbus America has a speed of 15,000 cycles per hour. It is equipped with the Copilot system for short makeready times and error-free operation.
The Bourg Binder BB2000 from C.P. Bourg produces perfect bound books with covers, or padded documents. It binds from two sheets to 2.36˝ thick, 1.97x4.3˝ to 17.7x12.6˝. The Bourg BB3001 produces 500 books per hour and is equipped with Bourg Automated Speed Optimization. The BB3001 can automatically adjust carriage speed according to thickness.
Prim Hall remanufactures binders for complete binding systems designed for medium to long runs with speeds up to 18,000 copies her hour.
In the area of pad makers, Brackett offers a circular padder, a hot-melt adhesive padding system that produces pads and pad strips up to 1˝ thick and 19˝ long. It produces at a rate of up to 3,400 units per hour. Other offerings from Brackett include the X-30 system, which automatically pads and tapes in one operation.
Kansa Technology offers the Kansa Series III padding machine for 2x2˝ pads and up to 38x16˝ padded strips. The unit has stainless steel trays and can produce 2,300 padded strips per hour. Features include hot-melt adhesive and temperature that is controlled by a digital-readout controller.