The CENTURION™ is a self-adjusting automatic machine for building-in book blocks of different sizes, thickness, shape of spine and types of paper with no make-ready or set-up. Increased capacity over conventional machines handling bulk sizes up to 4″. A Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) controls the machine with diagnostics for ease of troubleshooting.
The CENTURION™ can be linked to the output of a casing-in machine for a fully automatic operation with the finished book blocks automatically stacked on an optionally available stacker or manually operated by one operator. Depending on the length of dwell, a throughput of upwards of 3000 book blocks per shift can be attained for increased productivity over conventional methods.