Müller Martini has launched a new 9000-cph saddle-stitcher in which all of the individual feeders have servo drives.
Dubbed the Prinova, it has a fully-redesigned feeding system enabling it to be changed between jobs "incredibly quickly", the maker says. It is pitched for short runs, but "as an all-rounder", is also designed for medium-sized runs as well.
Up to 14 individual tiltable feeders can be operated by a single employee - enabling a broader range of applications - while a new user interfacewith context-based displays increases user-friendliness.
Müller Martini says the "good price/performance ratio" makes the Prinova ideal for printing houses using both conventional and digital printing now. "As a digital-ready system, it is prepared for the digital transformation and can be expanded to process digital printing jobs," it says.
New inhouse-developed Asir Pro camera technology recognises and compares sections using a 1D/2D code and/or by comparing the images, resulting in the elimination of wrongly-collated products.
The new saddle-stitcher was tested over a six-month period by Swiss print finishing specialist Schär Druckverarbeitung in Wikon, prior to the launch.