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USA 
(516) 883-6805 (Voice) 
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SINGLE-FUNCTION MACHINES

  Process Machine
 
I. Nipping/Smashing  SPEED-NIP
A heavy-duty, horizontal hydraulic press used to compress the swell in the spine of sewn and adhesive bound book blocks.
II. Book Block Measuring  MD-17™(Book Measuring)
A portable, solid-state unit with no moving parts that measures the three dimensions of a book block. Controlled by the proven ABLE™ bindery automation software, it computes, displays and prints all necessary binding parameters.
III. Spine Preparation  MEKANOTCH 
Designed to complement and enhance the adhesive binding technology by cutting notches to increase the spine area for improved linkage between paper and adhesive.
IV. Leaf Attachment  HANDI-BIND
A simple machine that can bind a document in 30 seconds by molding a plastic tube under heat and pressure.
     OVERSEWINGMACHINE
The dominant method of leaf attachment for the library binding industry for several decades. Produces a flexible strength unequalled by any other sewing process.
     MEKABIND
An entry-level, self-adjusting double-fan adhesive binder using a cold emulsion PVA adhesive.
     MEKASHOOTER
A machine that dispenses, cuts and glues backlining material for application to the spines of bound book blocks.
V. Rounding & Backing See ROUNDER & BACKER
VI. Headband Application  HEADBAND-IT
A semi-automatic, self-adjusting machine that simultaneously applies headbands to the head and tail of book blocks of different sizes and thickness with no make-ready or set-up.
VII. Case Making
 MIGHT CUT™
A heavy duty, pneumatic cutter capable of cutting simultaneously two pieces of binders board.
     GLUING MACHINES
Gluing machines - using cold emulsion and hot protein adhesives - are available in various sizes.
      LOTEKCASE-MAKING GAUGE
Operator skill to visually assemble the boards and spine inlay onto a glued cover material is eliminated by the use of this simple and easy-to-operate fixture.
      LOTEKCORD CUTTER
An optional companion to the LOTEK™ CASE-MAKING GAUGE that will simultaneously cut and dispense two pieces of head and tail cords to the inlay width.
      4-STEP™ (Turning-In)
An entry-level turning-in machine used to accurately turn-in the edges of a case one edge at a time.
      ROLL-IN
An entry-level turning-in machine that increases productivity over conventional methods by turning-in two edges of the case simultaneously
      ROTARY PRESSES
Rotary presses for pressing the finished case are available in various sizes.
VIII. Casing In   VERSAMATIC
A single-operator, self-adjusting machine for casing-in different sizes, thickness and types of paper with no set-up.
IX. Building-In   EZ-PRESS
A modern 21st Century press for in-house repairs and mass book treatments that increases throughput several folds over the traditional 19th Century hand press.
      POLYPRESS
Building-In is one function of this versatile press. Ideal for hand binders and in-house repairs.
      HYDROPRESS
A self-adjusting, semi-automatic, heavy-duty, hydraulic twin press for building-in book blocks of different sizes, thickness and types of paper to yield high throughputs.
X. Hot Foil Cover Lettering
 GEM
Each individual engraved type piece of this computerized, hot-foil cover-lettering machine is struck with enough force to penetrate standard cover materials. The result is a superior quality of finished product which makes this machine the choice of many quality-conscious binders.
Mekatronics is recognized as the worlds' leader in the
technical development of self-adjusting bookbinding machinery
for library, short-run edition and demand binding.
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