Sewn book production with Meccanotecnica

This is the innovative Roll-to-Book Solution for sewing books directly from the pre-printed roll, thanks to the “touch-less” workflow and the integration of the operations. The UNIVERSE SEWING WEB-FED is ideal for web digital printers who have the need to efficiently manage from short to medium runs, avoiding non-productive steps such as: unwinding, cutting, stacking, palletizing and paper handling. This solution allows cost-effective binding of any kind of runs and guarantees the production of high quality books.

Technical specifications

Max. roll diameter

54" (1370 mm)

Web width

8″ – 22.5″ (203 – 571 mm)

Production speed

436 ft/min (133 m/min)

Paper weights

40 – 200 g/m2

Format length

5.9" – 16.5" (150 – 420 mm)

Options

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.