Patent Number: 6,250,868

Title: Book production line

Abstract: A book production line which has a plurality of processing stations and a transportation device for receiving the book blocks from an intake and conveying the book blocks to the processing stations is presented. The book production line includes individual modules with processing stations including functions such as straightening and pre-shaping, rounding and pressing, gluing and fumigating, gluing, backing and heading and suspending of book blocks. Optionally, a processing station may be provided for pressing and shaping the books and the individual modules can be separately operated via independent operating panels.

Inventors: Schmucker; Christoph (Rahden, DE)

Assignee: Kolbus GmbH & Co. KG

International Classification: B42C 19/00 (20060101); B42C 005/00 ()

Expiration Date: 06/26/2018