Booklets and Books Combi-Solution

With this combined solution it becomes possible to produce saddlestitched as well as perfect bound books end products. The centerpieces of this digital production line are the CS8 Cross Cutter and the Bypass unit. The paper web is cut into single sheets by Hunkeler‘s precision rotary cutting system. The Bypass unit allows quick and easy diverting of the output to the inline saddle-stitching system or to the conveyor belt for stacked book blocks (e.g. for transfer to a near line perfect binder). Dynamic gluing or stitching process of brochures with varying thicknesses with a capacity of up to 6000 units per hour on the IBIS Smartbinder.

Technical specifications

Paper weights

40 – 300 g/m2

Format length

5" – 19" (127 – 482 mm)

Max. roll diameter

54" (1370 mm)

Web width

8" – 22" (203 – 560 mm)

Stack height

up to 10" (254 mm)

Production speed

up to 500 ft/min (150 m/min)

Options

Large stack delivery (PST-52)

Flexible additional device for stacking long sheets up to 1000 mm, up to 300 gsm paper, and up to 600 mm stack height or 300 kg stack weight.

Stacker LS8-30

Up to 30″ sheet stacks with the LS8-30 Stacker. Also compatible with sheet overpass.

Full Bleed products

The combination of longitudinal and cross cut-out (module CS8) allows the user to produce full-bleed products.

Control & Tracking Solution

The tracking system monitors ongoing prodcution in terms of completeness and accuracy.

Web Inspection System

A Web inspection system checks the quality and content of the printed pages. With the WI8 Web Inspection system you can check quality and content of the printing on each page in terms of colors, positions, contours, smearing, jetouts, data validation, etc. It is always possible to update it with new functions and extend it to a complete tracking solution.