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Book Binding

Otis Laboratory Press has two perfect binder machines
that allow you to make a perfect book!

 

Here is a tutorial to help you use the perfect binder:

 

 

Fastbind Elite XT
Fastbind Elite XT can bind books up to 17.7" x 12.5” (450 x 320 mm).

Fastbind Elite XT

Min-max binding thickness
0.004” – 1.97” (0.1–50 mm)
Max binding length
17.9” (455 mm)
Min-max binding height
5.5” – 12.6” (140 – 320 mm)
Max cover thickness **
400 g/m² / 225 index
Price:
Free

 

Fastbind Secura
Fastbind Secura can bind books up to 9.3˝ x 12.5˝ (235 x 320 mm).

Fastbind Secura

Min-max binding thickness
0.004” – 1.6” (0.1–40 mm)
Max. binding length
9.3 inches (235 mm)
Max. binding height
12.6” (320 mm)
Max cover thickness **
400 g/m² / 225 index
Price:
Free

 

Fastbind Casematic H32L
You can produce professional tailor-made cases in the format of your choice.

Casematic

Max sheet size (W x L)
29.1” x 14.5” (740 x 370 mm)

Max finished case size, opened (W x L)
27.5” x 13” (700 x 330 mm)
Max finished case size, closed (W x L x H) 
13” x 13” x 1.57” (330 x 330 x 40 mm)
Max. folding length
27.5” (700 mm)
Thickness of the cardboard Up to 
0.2”(5 mm)
Price:
Free to use (Must supply board and bookcloth)
Bookboard $1.50

 

Rapid 106 Electric Saddle Stapler/Flat Stapler

Rapid 106 Electric Saddle Stapler/Flat Stapler

Max. Stapling Depth
4"
Staple Methods
Flat (side / corner)
Saddle (for folded booklets)
Sheet Capacity (20# bond)
1/4" leg length — 2-20 sheets
5/16" leg length — 20-40 sheets
Staple Magazines
210 Capacity Interlake/Rapid 66
Price:
Free

MINICOIL Manual Coil Binding Machine

MINICOIL Manual Coil Binding Machine

Punching Length:
11" (43 dies)
Hole Punch:
Round hole - 4:1 pitch .250 pitch
Punching Capacity:
10 
Maximum Binding Size:
2"
Price:
$1.00

Akiles​​​​​​ ​WireMac-21

Akiles​​​​​​ WireMac-21

Punching Length: 
14" (27 dies)
Disengaging Dies: 
All 27
Hole Punch: 
Rectangular (0.157" x 0.217")
Binding Thickness: 
From 3/16" to 1-1/4"
Single Punching Capacity: 
Up to 20 sheets (20 lbs)
Price:
$1.00