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Zechini – specialist provider of bookbindery equipment
Mephisto – Gluing and turning-in machine
The Mephisto is a Roby Junior 2 without the board feeder. With its simple operation and changeover time close to zero, the Mephisto is the ideal casemaker for short runs.
The basic version consists of a vacuum worktable, which prevents the sheet from moving during the placing of boards, a manual board positioning device and an automatic turning-in and pressing unit. A backlit window enables accurate positioning of the book title along the spine.
Optional equipment includes: a gluing unit for hot and cold glue, a corner cutter, a device for automatic corner closing and the roller press function (without turning-in)
Roby Junior 2 – Gluing and turning-in machines
Compact and versatile semi-automatic casemaker suitable both for short and medium runs.
Roby Junior 2 Vas – Gluing and turning-in machine
The Roby Junior 2 Vas is a compact semi-automatic casemaker, ideal for medium runs. It is practically a Roby Junior 2 with an extra turning-in and pressing station. That way cases can be turned in from all four sides in a single pass instead of two. This results in increased output of up to 350 cases per hour.
Roby 1800/1800 XL – Automatic Case maker
Type of covering materials that can be used:
The Roby 1800 casemaker can produce:
X-Case – Casing-in machine
The X-Case is an ideal casing-in machine for short runs. It has a sturdy build, wide size range and guarantees high quality binding. A common drive ensures that the speed between the book and the gluing rollers remains constant regardless of the book weight. To produce durable books the X-Case automatically applies a double amount of glue at the joints.
X-Case Plus – Semi automatic casing-in machine
X-Case Plus is a semi-automatic version of the X-Case. It has the following additional features:
X-Case Plus + VIP Forming – Casing-in machine + joint forming press
The line performs three operations in line: casing-in, book pressing and joint forming. The end result is a finished hard-cover book.
The X-Case Plus cases in the book, presses it gently and lays it onto the infeed belt of the VIP Forming press. The VIP Forming has two hydro-dynamic pressing stations which press the book in the proximity of the spine and then form the joints by means of heated blades. The pressure and temperature of each station can be set individually.
Angolar M – Corner Cutting Machine
Maximum thickness – 5mm
Motorised corner cutting machine designed for:
Capri – head- and tail banding machine
Capri is a double-head banding machine for short and medium runs. It simultaneously attaches bands at the head and the tail of the book block spine. The Capri is always ready for use and requires no cleaning because it uses self-adhesive tape instead of liquid glue.
X forming – Book press and joint forming machine
The machine consists of:
Special 85 – Book press
Cimatic – Joint forming machine
Beta – Case rounding machine
Saturno – book block rounding machine
Press Oro 35 – Hot foil stamping machine
Semi-automatic, pneumatic hot foil stamping machine for gold and pastel colour embossing of book covers, cardboard and fabrics. Its bridge construction allows printing of large format materials as well. Blind embossing is also possible.
Roby One – automatic gluing and mounting machine
The Roby One is a universal machine for gluing and mounting of two materials together (paper, cardboard, fabric, plastic, polyurethane, etc). It can be employed for production of book covers, game boards, files, diplomas, puzzles, covers with labels or photos, easel displays, photo albums, DVD trays, personalized boxes and slip cases, passports, three-piece calendars, post-it notepads, etc.
The standard machine performs full surface gluing but upon request it can be equipped with a gluing system (usually hot-melt) that will allow selective gluing.
Zechini has also proudly announced that at DRUPA 2016 the company will be participating in the Treedom ecological initiative. This means that for every visitor that registers at Zechini’s stand the company will donate an amount that will be invested in planting a tree, the growth of which the visitor can subsequently monitor on-line!