Duplo releases DB290 perfect binder

Duplo has announced a new perfect binder, the DB290, which can produce up to 200 books per hour.

This Duplo DB290 perfect binder can produce 200 books per hour.

It uses wheels, fed from their own dedicated glue tank to apply glue to the sides of the book blocks. The advantage is that this tank can be loaded with a different type of glue, usually a fast-drying adhesive, used to help support the shape of the book, while the main tank holds a longer-drying glue that gives more time for the adhesive to thoroughly penetrate the spine. This should ensure a better bind and squarer books.

It can handle books up to a maximum thickness of 40mm and can be used to produce soft cover books, tape bound books and note pads.

Robin Greenhalgh, Duplo International Chairman, said: “Our new side gluing technique is really going to impress users, who will be amazed at the quality from the better binding and squarer books. With the emphasis on today’s printer to provide a multi-service approach we have developed DM-290 to deliver a high-quality book without the need for a skilled operator. Electronic operation and a clearly marked LED display ensures more precise setting. It is flexible too with a conversion to padding jobs achieved at the push of a button. All these elements have been combined to ease set up and operation for the most efficient and profitable results.”




Syndicate content

You can license the articles from Printing and Manufacturing Journal to reproduce in other publications. I generally charge around £150 per article but I’m open to discussing this for each title, particularly for publishers that want to use multiple stories. I can provide high res versions of images for print publications.

I’m used to working with overseas publishers and am registered for VAT with the UK’s HMRC tax authority but obviously won’t charge VAT to companies outside the UK. You can find further details and a licensing form from this page, or just contact me directly here.

Support this site

If you find the stories here useful then please consider making a donation to help fund Printing and Manufacturing Journal, either as a one-off or a repeat payment. Journalism is only really useful if it’s truly independent and this is the only such news source serving the print/ manufacturing sectors.

However, there are costs involved in travelling to cover events, as well as maintaining this site, not to mention the time that it takes to carry out research, check facts and interview people. So if you value this work, then please help to maintain it and keep it free to read.


Never miss a story – subscribe to Printing and Manufacturing Journal to receive an email notification every time an article is published here. It’s completely free of charge and you can cancel the subscription at any point without any hassle. There’s no need to provide any information other than an email address and subscribers details are not for sale so there’s no risk of any further marketing spam.

Related stories


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *