Imaging Solutions releases new book press

The Swiss company Imaging Solutions has launched a new automatic book press for producing book blocks for photo books.

The PerfectPress uses hotmelt glue, presses book blocks into a defined shape as the glue sets. It’s contact pressure is adjustable from 132.25 lbs up to 264.50 lbs. Imaging Solutions claims that this solution gives the book blocks a firmer structure and a more compact book spine. It also leads to a higher overall quality in the finished book because the book is straighter.

It can be fitted with a barcode printer with a conveyor belt. Barcodes can be printed in the running direction but there’s an option to print the barcodes transversely to the running direction.

It can be used either as a stand-alone unit or as part of an inline solution. It can be fully integrated with Imaging Solutions other bookbinding solutions, notably the FastBlock and FastBook Professional. There’s an option to fit the PerfectPress alongside, rather than at the end of, either of the FastBlock units for transfer the book blocks without taking up too much space.

Imaging Solutions was established in 2003 and is based in Regensdorf near Zurich. It specializes in making modular systems for the production of LayFlat photobooks as well as other on-demand imaging products such as calendars, postcards and posters.

The PerfectPress is made entirely in Switzerland.


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