CABS 6000 Perfect Binding System

The innovative Standard Horizon CABS 6000 perfect binding system is bringing new levels of automation to production bookbinding.  The system includes the MG-600 Gatherer, SB-17 seventeen-clamp Perfect Binder, and HT-110 Three-knife Trimmer.  This in-line system can produce up to 6,000 books/hour.    Other features include an in-line stacker for stand alone gathering, and advanced quality control features such as CCD cameras, thickness detection, and weight checking.  The SB-17 Perfect Binder allows for quick changeover from EVA to PUR adhesive with interchangeable tanks and book thicknesses from .08” to 2”.  Other features include CCD cameras on the cover feeder, ability to load covers on-the-fly, twin milling stations, automated in-line cover scoring, gauze feeding for hard cover book blocks, weight checking system and a digital caliper that measures book size and thickness and transfers settings to the binder for automated setup.  The HT-110 Three-knife Trimmer produces trimmed books from 5.71”x4.05” to 14.4”x11.81”.  The CABS 6000 is equipped with quick-change EVA and PUR glue tanks that slide out on rails to a wheeled trolley.  Operators can easily changeover from one binding style to another in about 5 minutes.

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Book Size Max (Landscape)  Off-line: 400 x 280 mm (15.74″ x 11.02″) / In-line: 385 x 275 mm (15.15″ x 10.82″)
Book Size Min (Landscape)  Off-line: 148 x 105 mm (5.83″ x 4.14″) / In-line: 148 x 105 mm (5.83″ x 4.14″)
Book Size Max (Portrait)  Off-line: 330 x 320 mm (12.99″ x 12.59″) / In-line: 250 x 320 mm (9.84″ x 12.59″)
Book Size Min (Portrait)  Off-line: 135 x 185 mm (5.32″ x 7.29″) / In-line: 135 x 185 mm (5.32″ x 7.29″)
Book Thickness 2 to 50 mm (0.08″ to 2″)
Cover Size Max 400 x 660 (15.74″ x 25.98″)
Cover Size Min 135 x 220 mm (5.32″ x 8.67″)
Cover Weight Range Normal: 81.2 to 303 gsm / Coated: 104.4 to 348 gsm
Production Speed Max 6,000 books/hr

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