Schmedt PraCut Notching Machine
Notching Machine Description
Many automatic and manual binding machines do not have a milling station. Without milling the spine of a book block results in a weak bind. PräCut is the solution for optimize the binding process of a book block. The surface of the spine is notched to enlarge the area for applying the glue. This gives the block a far better strength.
Notching Machine Features
Book block thickness: up to 90 mm (3.54″)
Book block height: up to 350 mm (13.78″)
Requires air supply
Output: approximately 250-350 pieces per hour.
Made in Germany
Machine for simultaneously cutting and notching of book and magazine spines prior to fan-binding. These notches improve the durability of the fan-binding considerably, especially when art paper is being used. The cutting depth is adjustable from 3 to 9 mm (0.118″ – 0.354″) which allows for cutting off staples.
One-off as well as multiple books may be processed on the PräCut without setup time or adjusting the machine to accommodate different formats.
No set-up times
No adjustment to different formats
Long-lasting fan-binding, especially when difficult papers, such as art papers are used.
250 – 350 books per hour
The machine is constructed in such a way that the book block cannot fall into the blade and be destroyed
Because the paper is cut and not ground dust is not thrown into the atmosphere.
The paper strips fall into a spacious container and can easily be disposed of.
Operating the PRÄCUT is so easy that untrained staff members can handle it.