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Perfect Binders & Padding Equipment
The possibilities are endless
with a Duplo or Sterling perfect
binder! These perfect binders meet the demands of today's commercial
and digital print environments. Create your own notepads, catalogs,
coloring books, employee hand books, phone books, soft back books, school programs, sports
programs, and more.
Need to make pads, calendars, carbonless sets? The Challenge Handy Padder or
Paddy Wagon is the simplest machine for the job. We like these machines because they are built well,
simple to use, and productive.
Sterling 860 and 870 Perfect Binder." Our best selling table top
Create paper back books, magazines, programs, and more! This
single-clamp, hot-melt perfect binder and padding machine produces
professional quality books. Push button setup allows the
operator to setup the machine quickly and sensors adjust the clamp opening
automatically allowing the operator to go from 2 sheets to 2" thick
books. Click on the picture for a larger view.
To operate, place a book in the
clamp and the Digibinder automatically adjusts for book thickness clamping it
tightly. Place a book cover on the left side cover table. Press
the start button and the book passes over the roughing/notching saw blade and
then the twin glue rollers which apply an even amount of glue to the spine of
the book as it moves to the cover station. Once the book is aligned over
the cover, the cover is pressed against the glued edge and squeezed around the
book. The clamp will time out releasing the book and return to the
for catalogs, fiction/non-fiction books, travel guides, instruction
booklets, product guides, marketing material, ticket books, coupon books,
customized notepads, and more! Now you can offer your customers quick, short
run, professionally bound books and personalized notepads at a competitive
Here are the features of the Sterling Digibinder 860/870:
* Maximum book thickness 2"
* Maximum spine length 12.5"
* Digital control panel
* Warm-up time 30 minutes
* Up to 240 books per hour
* Adjustable glue temperature, nipper dwell time, book height for the
* Electrical 220 volt, 1 phase
* 870/Sterling Digibinder Plus model includes a dust extraction system and stand
DB-290 Perfect Binder.
"For small commercial printers and in-plant print
shops needing to bind small to medium volume perfect bound books."
The user-friendly and automatic DB-290 Perfect Binder
brings professional perfect binding to your desktop. Producing up to 200
books per hour, the DB-290 is ideal for short-run, on-demand
With the automated performance and other outstanding
features typically reserved for more expensive machines, this perfect
binder provides centrally-located controls for single-operator efficiency.
Simply place flat sheets into the clamp where pages are gripped
automatically and the binding process begins. A double pass over the
roughening cutter provides superior notching for superb glue penetration.
Its clamping and nipping system ensure consistent square binds.
The DB-290 Perfect Binder offers easy changeover to tape binding and two
different tapes sizes are available. Other enhancements include new
milling and notching blades along with a new side glue tank for improved
glue application and binding. The side glue provides better adhesion and
helps form the book spine. The clamp also features a newly, redesigned
double rail for enhanced binding performance.
1. Maximum book size: 12.6" x 15.75"
2. Minimum book size: 3.15" x 1.97"
3. Maximum bind thickness: 1.6"
4. Glue Warm Up Time: 25 minutes ( depending on glue type)
5. Cycle speed: 360 cycles per hour
6. Production speed: up to 200 books per hour (depends on nip station
7. Physical dimension: 46"L x 22" W x 15"H
8. Weight: 255lbs.
9. Power requirement: 110/120 volt ac
This product ships by commercial truck.
DPB-500 Automatic Setting Perfect Binder.
"Designed for commercial print shops with small
to large volumes."
features including programmable touch-screen setup, air-feed cover feeder,
in-line scoring, milling station, notching , double glue drums, spine and side
gluing, and more. Operates at speeds up to 525 cycles per hour.
Includes vacuum waste removal system and vent port for glue pot fumes.
Scoring wheels and feeder automatically adjust for different book thickness.
Load and unload books from same point.
* Binding thickness is 0.04" up to 2.01"
* Book size of 4.72"x4.72" up to 14.17"x12.6"
* Handles single and double fold sheets
* Air feed cover station with 7.87" stack capacity
* Speeds up to 525 cycles per hour
* 30 minute glue warm-up
* Adjustable glue thickness
* Dual glue rollers
* Miss and double feed cover detector
* Electrical requirement is 208 volt, 3 phase power
* Dust extractor
Challenge Handy Padder: "Simple enough that anyone can make personalized note
pads and carbonless sets."
table top is your alternative to floor model padding equipment. Easily
sits on a table and easy to use. Simply stack paper on the table, (up to
8,000 sheets 20#lb.), place clamp on top of paper and tighten, and remove
vertical panel to apply padding compound to the paper.
Maximum Lift Height: 16" / 40.6 cm
Maximum Lift Width: 17-3/4" / 45 cm
Lift Depth: 4" to 13+" / 10 cm to 33+
Capacity Example: 8,000 8-1/2 x 11" 20#
Overall Base Area: 20-15/16" / 53.2 cm
Overall Height: 26-3/16" / 66.5 cm
Overall Length: 17-1/32" / 43.3 cm
Net Weight (approx.): 50 lbs / 22.7 kg
Shipping Weight (approx.): 55 lbs / 25
Buy it Now Price: $460.00 Be sure to get your
Challenge Padding Starter Kit listed below to go with your purchase of
this machine. This product ships UPS.
Paddy Wagon: "A print shop favorite for decades! Designed for
higher padding and carbonless set production requirements"
notepads are back in style and help your customers market their
business. The Paddy Wagon is a great way to produce notepads,
carbonless sets, desk
and wall calendars, and receipt books. The Paddy Wagon holds up to
15,000 sheets of 20# bond paper stock! Easily handles two stacks of
8 1/2"x11" paper. Loading area is 31" high by 23.5" wide.
Easy to operate and portable.
Maximum Lift Height: 31"
Maximum Lift Width: 23 1/2"
Lift Depth: 43" to 17"
Capacity Example: 15,000 8-1/2 x 11" 20#
Overall Base Area: 30" x 30"
Overall Height: 66 1/2"
Net Weight (approx.):
Shipping Weight (approx.): 120
Buy It Now Price:$760.00 Be sure to get your Challenge Padding Starter Kit listed
below to go with your purchase of this machine. This product ships by commercial truck.
Photos courtesy Challenge
YOU WILL ALSO NEED THIS!
Challenge Padding Starter Kit.
Kit includes 1 quart premium padding adhesive, padding knife, 2" pad
counter, and 2" padding brush