IBIS Perfect-binding options - Book trimmer CMT-330
The CMT 330 three-knife trimmer finishes soft-cover, perfect bound books at a rate of up to 400 cycles per hour. Designed for on-demand printing, it can be used in-line with perfect binders or near-line in a manual-feed mode. By trimming 2-up or 3-up, books may be processed at a rates of 800 or 1200 books/hour.
In-line version CMT-330 (for direct feed from a perfect binder)
The CMT-330 3-knife trimmer is offered for use after a perfect binder in order to cut books to required finished format size. The in-line version shown above connects directly to the perfect binder outlet, and includes a multi-stage book cooling elevator to allow time for the hot-melt glue to cool before trimming.
The CMT-330 has a maximum book thickness limit of 51mm (2").
CMT-330 Features and Specifications
Full Digital Control
The CMT 330 features full digital control of the trimming process, which results in significant time savings over traditional trimmers. Just key in the starting size and the finished size, and the computer-controlled servomotors automatically adjust knives and clamps to the correct positions in only 15 seconds.
The CMT 330's control panel includes a menu-driven LCD screen that makes setup very easy. It summarizes job names, displays programming, and lets you direct other machine functions. A light-touch electronic keypad allows easy programming in decimals, fractions, or metric equivalents. Cursor controls and four selection keys speed navigation through other machine functions.
The CMT 330 can store up to 99 jobs in its memory for even faster setup. A serial communication port permits remote setup and control for in-line use in fully automated bookshop environments.
Designed for Safety and Convenience
Built to Last
The CMT 330 features solid construction and requires minimal maintenance. A steel frame, large hydraulic cylinders, and heavy-duty components help ensure long life. Hydraulics offer low-maintenance, trouble-free operation.
Capable and Reliable
The CMT 330 offers convenience, efficiency, and durability.
CMT-330 Inline Configuration with Cooling Tower