Combined saddle-binding and perfect binding systems

Smart-binder & Perfect Binder combined
(SB-4/SB-5) Specifications Smart-binder Brochure Smart-binder Product Guide Smart-binder feature advantages

 
SB-4 or SB-5
Maximum input rate
450 sheets/min
130 meters/min web speed (200 meters/min web speed with extra F-100 buckle fold)
Maximum output speed (books/hour)

7,000 saddle-bound books/hr (or 14,000 with trimmer center knife)
Maximum book thickness
50-60mm for perfect bound books
Minimum book thickness
Approx 2-3 mm for perfect bound books
Maximum book format size
(width x spine)
230 x 320mm
Minimum book size
(width x spine)
119 x 200mm
(200mm can be reduced to 100mm if binding 2-up)
Minimum sheet weight
50 g/㎡ (13 lbs bond) or 40 g/㎡ (11 lbs bond) with extra folder
Stitch heads
43/6-S
Maximum stitch thickness: 6mm (0.2”). Maximum booklet thickness: 7-8mm (0.27 - 0.31”). Up to 4 stitches per book (refer to IBIS if 6 stitches are required). 12mm flat stitch, 0.4mm to 0.6mm (0.016 to 0.024”) diameter round wire . Optional 12mm loop stitch
Minimum stitch spacing (43/6 head) = 43mm (1.89”) center-line to center-line. Note: minimum spacing is when making a 2-sheet booklet and increases with book thickness.
Stitch heads
52/8-S
Maximum stitch thickness: 8mm (0.31”). Maximum booklet thickness: 10mm (0.4”). Up to 4 stitches per book (refer to IBIS if 6 stitches are required). 14mm flat stitch, 0.4mm to 0.6mm (0.016 to 0.024”) diameter round wire. Optional 14mm loop stitch
Minimum stitch spacing (52/8 head) = 52mm (2.05”) center-line to center-line. Note: minimum spacing is when making a 2-sheet booklet and increases with book thickness.
Gluing system
ISG cold glue and EVA hot melt glue (PUR option available)
Trim (saddle-bound books)

Up to 25mm on front edge, 20 mm on sides
Operator interface
Graphical touch screen with multi-languages for system set up, operation, and operator feedback