The FlexBook is a book finishing line that produces book blocks from an incoming printed web, with a temporary fusing applied to keep the block integrity through the bindery process. In combination with a 762 mm (30inch) Web Print Engine, High-Speed (up to 254 m/min) and High-Productivity (up to 3600 books/hour), together with the variety of paper stocks (from 40 gsm to 135 gsm) and a wide range of book sizes (from 100×150 mm to over A4) these are the key elements that makes the FlexBook the most versatile digital finishing equipment in the market place.
The machine consists of 5 main sections: infeed/slitter, turnbar/compensator/plow, sheeter, shingle tables, batcher with delivery table/quality inspection system. It has been designed in such a way that change over from one size to another, can happen automatically, with all setup adjustments actuated by a multitude of computer-controlled servo motors. The FlexBook can also be converted into a commercial application with the addition of a receding stacker on the back end, capable to handle cut-sheets up to A3, B3 size stacked in a dolly.
- Cut-sheets or Signatures (4, 6 or 8 pages)
- Minimized Extra Blank Pages
- Variable Page Count on the fly (same size)
- Odd Number of Pages across the web
- Convertible into a Commercial Solution (A3, B3)
- Glue edge banding or sinusoidal glue application
|Maximum Web Speed||
432 mm (17”)- 813 mm (32”)
Min Length: 152mm (6”)
Min Width: 102mm (4”)
40 – 135gsm
|Thickness of Book Blocks||
4 – 70mm
3600 books/hour (Crown size 5”x 8”) 240 page/book