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 a HT-110 Three-knife Trimmer. The system can produce up to 6,000 books/hour.

  • Key features: An in-line stacker for stand alone gathering, twin milling stations, automated in-line cover scoring, gauze feeding for hard cover book blocks, and advanced quality control features such as CCD cameras, digital caliper thickness detection, and weight checking.
  • Easy glue changeover: 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.
  • Cutting and trimming: The HT-110 Three-knife Trimmer produces trimmed books from 5.71” x 4.05” to 14.4” x 11.81”.

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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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