Muller Martini's Book Data Center to be featured at Print '09
Wednesday, August 12, 2009
Press release from the issuing companyEngineered for Acoro, Bolero and Corona adhesive binding systems, Muller's new BDC (Book Data Center) enables all relevant book measurement data for the entire perfect binding line to be recorded and retrieved by individual machines
Muller Martini has been perfecting the art of perfect binding for decades. Now, the company has introduced versatile new technology designed to add even more efficiency to Muller perfect binders while increasing the productivity of bookbinding businesses. And visitors to Muller's Booth #1137 at Print '09 can experience this exciting innovation first-hand.
The new Book Data Center comprises a measuring table on a moveable base unit. The BDS's state-of-the-art control system features an intuitive touchscreen to assist the machine operator during operation. Among the benefits of the BDC are:
• Book data is accurately measured for the entire perfect binding line
• Only minimal precision adjustments are needed to achieve top-rate quality
• The entire perfect binding line can be changed over and readied for production immediately
• Faulty inputs are a thing of the past
• Subsequent orders can be prepared using the BDC
The new electronic BDC enables book mass data to be recorded and that data can be utilized for setting up the rotary gathering machine, stream feeder, perfect binder, front trimmer, splitting saw/turnover belt, three-knife trimmer and counter stacker. The Book Data Center is also linked to the controls of the line assemblies. Once the measurement process is complete, relevant data can be directly transferred to the line assemblies. The effective set-up time is reduced to a minimum because subsequent orders can be prepared on the BDC during production.
According to Dale Nichols, President of BindTech, Inc., a trade bindery headquartered in Nashville, "We're using the state-of-the-art BDC technology to set up our entire Bolero perfect binding system, including the binder itself, the Zenith three-knife trimmer, the Frontero Face Trimmer and book splitting saw. And it's an extremely user-friendly system."
In addition Mr. Nichols states, "BDC not only helps eliminate human error, it allows our operators to preset jobs so that set-ups are faster and take less time. The system is simple to learn. Our operators were comfortable with the BDC within 24 hours of installation."
Muller Martini's Book Data Center can be retrofitted for use with touchscreen-equipped perfect binding lines purchased during the past few years.
Print '09 takes place September 11-16 at McCormick Place in Chicago, Illinois. Muller Martini experts from each of the company's product divisions will be available during the show at booth #1137 to answer any questions, offer live demonstrations of the AmigoPlus and other equipment on display and provide solutions to help printers and binderies continue to thrive.
If you are unable to come to Print please contact your local sales representative or call 1-888-2-MULLER for more information.
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