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Number: 412/13
Name: Bookbinding: process and apparatus > Apparatus > With programmed, cyclic, or time responsive control means
Description: Apparatus wherein control means is provided with either (a) means for storing coded instructions or other data necessary to regulate an operation of the apparatus, (b) means repetitively regulating a sequence of operational steps performed in or by the apparatus, or (c) means for determining the time at which an operation occurs or length of time taken to perform such an operation in or by the apparatus.

Patents under this class:
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Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8613581 Device for manufacturing perfect-bound products Dec. 24, 2013
8517656 Cover applier and method of aligning a book image to a cover image Aug. 27, 2013
8475104 Book production line for producing books composed of book blocks inserted into a casing Jul. 2, 2013
8382416 Gathering and stitching machine and method for operating the gathering and stitching machine Feb. 26, 2013
8366369 Sheet finisher and image forming system provided therewith Feb. 5, 2013
8333541 Process and arrangement for covering a flat blank with a cover Dec. 18, 2012
8303230 Bookbinding apparatus Nov. 6, 2012
8274698 Image forming apparatus and image forming method Sep. 25, 2012
8235639 Method for producing adhesive-bound book blocks from gathered signatures Aug. 7, 2012
8139999 Adhesive applicator, and bookbinding and image-forming apparatuses equipped with the applicator Mar. 20, 2012
8083455 Cover applier system Dec. 27, 2011
8057149 Bookbinding apparatus and bookbinding system Nov. 15, 2011
7997844 Method of producing perfect-bound printed products formed from several printed products and installation for producing perfect-bound printed products Aug. 16, 2011
7918635 Bookbinding machine Apr. 5, 2011
7891928 Folded portion flattening device, post treatment apparatus and image forming apparatus Feb. 22, 2011
7845890 Bookbinding device and image forming apparatus Dec. 7, 2010
7621708 Apparatus and method for pressing a cover onto a moving printing material block Nov. 24, 2009
7607882 Apparatus for the timed processing of book blocks for perfect binding Oct. 27, 2009
7568687 Binding apparatus and image formation system using the same Aug. 4, 2009
7354233 Bookbinding machine and prebinding apparatus Apr. 8, 2008
6398474 Method of manufacturing a book block with a rounded or a rounded and pressed back Jun. 4, 2002
6312204 Semi-automatic plastic spiral binding machine Nov. 6, 2001
6302388 Apparatus and method for securing an item to a cover of printed material Oct. 16, 2001
6267366 Apparatus and method of delivering signatures to a binding line Jul. 31, 2001
6250868 Book production line Jun. 26, 2001
5988620 Apparatus and method for personalizing printed materials Nov. 23, 1999
5876170 Method for testing the completeness of a book block intended for adhesive binding Mar. 2, 1999
5876131 Printer having interface unit for selecting text orientation Mar. 2, 1999
5774688 Format adjustment apparatus and method for bookbinding Jun. 30, 1998
5634633 Apparatus and method for securing an item to printed material Jun. 3, 1997
5605575 Interchangeable adhesive-applying apparatus Feb. 25, 1997
5601389 Automatic book binding machine for cut-sheets Feb. 11, 1997
5538570 Apparatus and method for applying adhesive for book binding and independent adhesive roller speed control Jul. 23, 1996
5538570 Apparatus and method for applying adhesive for book binding and independent adhesive roller speed control Jul. 23, 1996
5465213 System and method of manufacturing a single book copy Nov. 7, 1995
5441374 Apparatus for feeding strips coated with a fusion adhesive on one of their surfaces to an advancing transport unit Aug. 15, 1995
5437534 Lift index table Aug. 1, 1995
5409340 Spine strip formation and feed method and apparatus Apr. 25, 1995
5370489 Binding perforated sheets Dec. 6, 1994
5326209 Method and an apparatus for forming a plurality of individual books in a predetermined sequence Jul. 5, 1994
5316425 Apparatus for applying covers to signatures May. 31, 1994
5304025 Section feeder for book binding machine Apr. 19, 1994
5288192 Image-forming apparatus provided with bookbinding device Feb. 22, 1994
5252018 Sheet binder Oct. 12, 1993
5246325 Sheet material binding apparatus Sep. 21, 1993
5193962 Tape handling mechanism and method for use with book binding machine Mar. 16, 1993
5052873 Apparatus and method of binding a book Oct. 1, 1991
5051050 Cartridge system for tool insertion type binding machine Sep. 24, 1991
4767250 System on a bookbinding machine, to permit actuator-effected positioning of machine elements for book block format changing Aug. 30, 1988
4678386 Thermal sheet binding apparatus and a method for binding of loose sheets in a folder Jul. 7, 1987

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