DigiBook 450 – Perfect Binding Machine

The DigiBook 450 perfect binding machine is ideally suited to litho and digital printers who require medium to long runs of PUR perfect bound books to a professional standard.

This innovative machine is equipped with a patented closed gluing system, the spine and side gluing is applied by a slot applicator for the utmost quality and accuracy.

The DigiBook 450 comes as standard with an automatic cover feeder to give increased production of up to 450 books per hour. The cover feeder can also be equipped with an optional scoring attachment which will eliminate the need to pre-crease covers.


Digibook 450 work area

Key Product Features

  • Up to 450 books per hour
  • Touch screen operation
  • Binding length (spine) from 100mm /  3.9″ up to 450mm / 17.7″
  • Spine thickness from 2mm / 0.07″ to 50mm / 1.9″
  • Spine preparation by sophisticated notching device
  • Paper chip extractor
  • Patented hermetically sealed PUR application system for spine and side gluing with automatic glue cut-off
  • Automatic cleaning and sealing of the glue head

Automatic set up

The machine is easy to use, even by non-specialised personnel, and operated via a touch screen panel with icon graphics that allow the programming of all precision operations in just a few seconds. There are a thousand alphanumeric memories available, which enable repeat jobs to be saved for later recall, thus providing totally automatic set up.

Digibook 450 UI

Digibook 450 glue station

Glue application system

An additional feature of the DigiBook 450 is the new and innovative glue application system which is covered by no less than seven international patents. The application is direct and hermetically sealed, without odour or toxic fume emissions, and does not require extraction fans. It is possible to set different temperatures for the glue melting tank and the applicator giving greater flexibility and glue life.

Another feature of this applicator is it can be cleaned and sealed automatically from the touch screen allowing for minimum glue wastage.


    Technical Specifications

    Speed
    Up to 450 books per hour
    Number of clamps
    1
    Touch screen
    Yes
    Spine length: Max / Min
    450mm/100mm
    Book Height: Max / Min
    325mm/120mm

    Technical Specifications

    Book/spine thickness
    2 – 50mm
    Cover dimension max
    700mm x 450mm
    Cover dimension min
    240mm x 120mm
    Electrical Requirements
    16amp, 3 phase, + E + N, 400v 50/60hz
    Maximum cover weight
    400gsm
    Dimensions
    L 2585mm x W 2090mm x H 1370mm
    Product Weight
    850kg
    Shipping Weight
    1155kg