Offset Printing Equipment

Printing & Duplicating Equipment, Machinery & Machining Tools

Casemaking System produces tabloid size hard book covers.

October 28, 2014

Designed for 2 operators, Casemaking XXL System™ produces 200 covers/hr, ranging from wallet (4 x 4 in. closed) to tabloid size (22.75 x 46.75 in. open) and up to 4 in. thick. Operator runs cover material through top side gluer, aligns cover boards in position with sliding table case gauge, turns in all 4 sides of cover with air-operated turning in machine, and feeds finished cover through rotary press. With self-adjusting design, system is suited for on-demand bindery and short run applications. Read More

Printing & Duplicating Equipment, Machinery & Machining Tools

PUR Binder automates in- and off-line digital book production.

October 1, 2014

Combining automation, knife-creasing technology, and completely sealed and integrated polyurethane reactive (PUR) gluing system, BB3202 PUR-C produces soft- and hard-cover, perfect-bound books from 3.94 x 3.94 in. to 15.15 x 12.6 in. with thicknesses from 0.04–2.36 in. at rated to 350 books/hr. Gluing system remains fully closed while dispensing precise amount of PUR glue to milled book block, preventing vapors from escaping and air from compromising remaining adhesive. Read More

Printing & Duplicating Equipment

Conductive Laminator features all-cooling design.

May 15, 2014

Available in working widths up to 117 in., HPH-C Dual Belt Flatbed Chilling Laminator consists of upper and lower driven PTFE-coated fiberglass belts between which material being processed is subjected to chilling and controllable pressure. Series of anodized, extruded aluminum Fincool™ elements contact backside of upper and lower belts and transfer chilling to belt and then to material, minimizing thermal shock and ensuring even and consistent cooling. Read More

Printing & Duplicating Equipment, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Green & Clean, Display & Presentation Equipment, Materials & Material Processing

LED Flood System accelerates curing process.

May 13, 2014

Along with 5 x 5 in. active area, BlueWave® LED Flood System is available with 365, 385, and 405 nm irradiator heads to optimize curing process between light-curable material and curing system. Intensity and uniformity contribute to accelerated and repeatable cure times, while instant on/off capability eliminates mechanical shutter components and warm-up time requirements. CE-certified and RoHS-compliant system suits manufacturers looking to complement their green initiatives. Read More

Printing & Duplicating Equipment, Controls & Controllers, Machinery & Machining Tools

Barcode Tracking System matches book blocks with covers.

September 12, 2013

Available for ODM Super Sticker™, ODM Book-Trac™ provides book-manufacturers with ability for customizable automation controls and production reporting capabilities. Features, such as cover automated cover spine adjustment and monitored matching of cover to book block, deliver near real-time reporting directly from shop floor. Each book is recorded and time stamped in SQL type format table, and production reporting can be recorded on supplied host PC or pushed/pulled to local SQL Server. Read More

Printing & Duplicating Equipment, Thermal & Heating Equipment

Horizontal Conveyorized IR Oven is used for preheating, curing.

February 6, 2013

Featuring electric IR or gas catalytic IR heaters and controls, Horizontal Conveyorized Infrared Preheat and Curing Systems are designed for preheating or curing liquid and powder coatings on range of products processed horizontally. Complete insulated oven enclosure offers options for side and bottom heat as well as room for integral supply or recirculated air plenums. System can be used stand-alone or in conjunction with coating application equipment and incoming and outgoing conveyors. Read More

Printing & Duplicating Equipment, Packaging Equipment

Laser Scoring System integrates with pouching equipment.

October 30, 2012

Integrating straight line, downweb laser processing into pouching equipment by Totani America, Inc., LaserSharp® PL40 optimizes easy open packaging operations. Independent position adjustments provide precise control over score line crossweb positioning and start point placement. Laser modules can be positioned for inline scores or offset slightly for tabbed packaging. By intelligently controlling score depth through all machine speeds, embedded control guarantees score continuity and quality. Read More

Printing & Duplicating Equipment

Sample Cutter features extended-length base for stability.

October 16, 2012

Used to prepare samples of paper, paperboard, metal foils, nonwovens, plastic films, tissue, and other materials, portable JDC Precision Cutter comes in 10 in. models with 20 in. long base that lends to leverage, stability, and operator safety. Cutter meets ±0.001 in tolerance level, cutting lengths are set at 10 in., and blade width can be from 1/8–3 in. Dual blades and precision ground base shear deliver consistently clean, accurate cuts. Read More

Printing & Duplicating Equipment, Machinery & Machining Tools

Document Finisher streamlines workflows in print shops.

May 24, 2012

Operating in-line with Xerox Nuvera 100 and 120 EA Production Systems, BDFNx finishes printed output in 3 sheet sizes: 8.5 x 11 in., 8.5 x 14 in., and 11 x 17 in. Self-contained unit combines 3 finishing functions - stitch, fold, and trim - and can top- or corner-stitch from 2-55 sheets of 80 gsm as well as produce saddle-stitched booklets to 88 pages. Additional features include paper transport with lugged belt, automatic document size changeover, and face trims to within 1/250 in. Read More

Printing & Duplicating Equipment, Machinery & Machining Tools

Substrate Cutter cuts semi-rigid and flexible materials.

May 10, 2012

Suitable as table-top or wall-mounted cutter, Model F-60 includes plastic knife cartridge, lock down pressure clamp, and lock-and-cut feature. Cutting table is fabricated from 1.5 mm sheet metal and features built-in squaring arm and measuring graphic grid. Permanently molded into plastic cartridge, .015 in. thick blade contains 4 measuring settings indicating depth of cut. With cutting capacity of 62 in., Model F-60 is suitable for variety of semi-rigid and flexible substrates. Read More

Printing & Duplicating Equipment, Machinery & Machining Tools

Veneer/Vinyl Laminating System handles various materials.

April 7, 2011

Able to produce up to 120 x 60 x 4 in. panels, veneer/vinyl laminating system incorporates hot melt roller coater, powered lay-up conveyor, and rotary laminator. Unit accepts hand-fed core materials and applies adhesive in smooth, even, controlled amount. While common edge guide ensures proper positioning of veneer top layer and delivers core to backstop, upper veneer rack conveyor is angled and adjustable to help ensure proper delivery of top laminate layer. Read More

Printing & Duplicating Equipment, Thermal & Heating Equipment

Spot Curing System handles heat-sensitive medical devices.

February 8, 2011

With VIS Optical Filter installed, iCure® AS200 Thermal Spot Curing System can handle heat-sensitive plastics used in disposable medical devices. Filter, utilizing thin film technology, eliminates all visible wavelengths except for mild red pointer glow to provide infrared energy above 800 nm. When coupled with iCure portable inline fiber optic system, filter accelerates curing of 2-part glues without affecting heat-sensitive thermoplastics. Read More

Printing & Duplicating Equipment, Machinery & Machining Tools

Digital Book Manufacturing Platform suits fast-paced environments.

April 20, 2010

As available option for BB3002/BBF2005 perfect binders, Book-Trac(TM) ensures cover-to-content matching, enables cover-driven workflows, and drives fully automatic trimming in softcover book production. Near- or on-line book production platform can be scaled to track or trigger downstream processes, and captured data can provide real-time window into production process. Components include desktop PC controller, 17 in. touchscreen LCD, 2 bar-code readers, and associated electronics. Read More

Printing & Duplicating Equipment, Machinery & Machining Tools

Laminating Systems are optimized for safety, performance.

March 26, 2010

Designed to laminate, slit, and rewind heat-activated or cold-bonded adhesive products, 60 in. heat laminating systems process sheet or roll goods, one or 2 sides at once, including rubber, plastic, foam, textiles, and other medium- or low-density materials. Dual sets of 5 in. dia silicone pinch rollers, with height adjustment control, improve bonding on thin materials and reduce curl on soft materials. Adjustable score cutters, rotating knives, and 3-zone heat drum are standard. Read More

Printing & Duplicating Equipment, Machinery & Machining Tools

Automated Casing-In Machine provides hard cover bookbinding.

January 26, 2010

With minimum size of 4 x 4 x 1/32 in. and maximum size of 11 x 14 x 4 in., ODM Super Sticker(TM) is capable of producing up to 600 books/hour. Self-adjusting system features control panel, roller glue station for rounded and backed books, and 3-position blade height control. Glue stations are removable to facilitate clean up, and optional extra paste attachment for additional hot melt adhesive in joint area is available. Read More

Printing & Duplicating Equipment, Green & Clean

Laminator hastens long composite wind part production.

December 9, 2009

Flat Charge Laminator is used for automated lay-up of composite spars, beams, stringers, and similar parts for wind-blade manufacture. With 4 servo-controlled dispensing heads dedicated to 4 different materials, repeatable system produces constant- or variable-thickness laminates on segmented vacuum table and compacts layers with force of 30-300 lb. System nominally handles 0/90 prepreg fabric, ±45 prepreg fabric, and unidirectional tape, with foil/film handling available optionally. Read More

Printing & Duplicating Equipment, Machinery & Machining Tools

Bookbinding Machines suit entry-level hard cover production.

October 1, 2009

Able to produce 100-300 covers/hr, Sticker(TM) XXL (casing-in) and Smasher(TM) XXL (building-in) machines produce library-quality hardcover books with 4 x 4 x 1/32 in. to 18 x 18 x 4 in. covers. Model-specific features for Sticker(TM) XXL include control panel, roller glue station for rounded and backed books, 3-position blade height control, and removable glue stations. Foot pedal- and button-actuated Smasher(TM) XXL features adjustable dwell timer and thermostat-regulated heated joint irons. Read More

Printing & Duplicating Equipment, Machinery & Machining Tools

Hydraulic Entry-Level Machine produces hardcover books.

July 1, 2009

Suited for entry-level hardcover bookbinding production, ODM Smasher(TM) XXL accepts cased-in books from 4 x 4 x 1/32 in. to 18 x 18 x 4 in. Self-adjusting bookbinding machine can produce 100-300 covers/hr, is foot pedal-actuated, and clamps each book with 20,000 lb of pressure. Adjustable dwell timer controls how long book remains under pressure, and heated joint irons have thermostat for varying degree of temperature. Read More

Printing & Duplicating Equipment

Book Blocking Tool creates durable hardcover binding.

April 13, 2009

Lock-Bind gadget enables bindery departments to lock-in first and last sheets while safely removing side-panels, resulting in book blocks ready for casing-in. Strips of paper, 3/16 in. wide on each side, offer resistance away from fragile binding edge and strengthen side cover; tensile forces exerted onto first and last sheets are diverted inward. Featuring pneumatically operated clamp, tool helps form solid book blocks that can absorb all tensile forces exerted onto binding edge. Read More

Printing & Duplicating Equipment, Machinery & Machining Tools

Printing System produces HD photo books.

February 5, 2009

HD Mini Photo Book System, comprised of MyBook software, Europa printer, Express Minibook Maker, custom hard covers, and Masterpress Stamping Machine, produces 4 x 5 in. format photo book with binding that lays flat for full bleed pages. Produced at rates from 5-15,000 pph, pages are 450 ppi silver halide HD prints(TM) bound into book block and manually cased into durable hard cover that can be customized with photo, color, and embossed text. Read More