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Number: 412/18
Name: Bookbinding: process and apparatus > Apparatus > Finishing apparatus
Description: Apparatus for performing an operation upon a previously assembled book(*) and its paper, board, cloth, or leather covering member or fastening together a book and a paper, board, cloth, or leather covering member.

Sub-classes under this class:

Class Number Class Name Patents
412/19 Cover applier 147
412/24 Jacketing means 14
412/22 Presser or creaser 53

Patents under this class:

Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8517656 Cover applier and method of aligning a book image to a cover image Aug. 27, 2013
8475107 Paper-sheet handling device Jul. 2, 2013
8442422 Bookbinding method, and bookbinding unit and image-forming system equipped with the same May. 14, 2013
8393843 Printed product binding method Mar. 12, 2013
8346156 Image forming apparatus having a bookbinding apparatus attachable thereto wherein a heater of the bookbinding apparatus is controlled based on a detection result of a temperature detection sec Jan. 1, 2013
8316749 Finisher for cutting or scoring receiver Nov. 27, 2012
8282330 Machine for attachment of cover to book block Oct. 9, 2012
8221044 System for automatically producing a bound album consisting of individual sheets, especially a photo album Jul. 17, 2012
8157493 Book binding device Apr. 17, 2012
8160488 Image formation processing system applying adhesive to received sheets in a bundle form Apr. 17, 2012
8132994 Bookbinding system Mar. 13, 2012
8123449 Single axis apparatus for manufacturing hard book cover Feb. 28, 2012
8083455 Cover applier system Dec. 27, 2011
8070407 Sheet bundle conveying apparatus, and bookbinding apparatus Dec. 6, 2011
8052131 Bookmaking apparatus Nov. 8, 2011
8052135 Book binding apparatus for perfect book binding Nov. 8, 2011
7955040 Cutting device, finisher and image forming apparatus provided therewith Jun. 7, 2011
7922435 Sheet collecting device and bookbinding apparatus comprising the same Apr. 12, 2011
7918442 Bookmaking apparatus Apr. 5, 2011
7891928 Folded portion flattening device, post treatment apparatus and image forming apparatus Feb. 22, 2011
7887036 Sheet processing apparatus and image forming apparatus Feb. 15, 2011
7722022 Machine for trimming the fore-edge of books provided with a flapped cover May. 25, 2010
7713015 Bookbinding apparatus and image forming system May. 11, 2010
7658585 Binding-in and pressing machine Feb. 9, 2010
7641433 System and method of trimming a bound document Jan. 5, 2010
7547172 Machine to cover articles of various type, particularly book covers Jun. 16, 2009
7478988 Apparatus and method for manufacturing hard book cover assemblies Jan. 20, 2009
7134822 Guide apparatus for use in making a hardcover book Nov. 14, 2006
6739818 Post print finishing device with spiral binder May. 25, 2004
6733006 Sheet post-processing device and image forming apparatus May. 11, 2004
6715749 Booklet maker and method of manufacturing a booklet maker Apr. 6, 2004
6712349 Sheet folder with turnover and pressing device Mar. 30, 2004
6589000 Apparatus and method for folding and binding sheet media Jul. 8, 2003
6450492 Method and apparatus for set binding, stapling and stacking Sep. 17, 2002
6379094 Apparatus for tucking hard book covers Apr. 30, 2002
6364590 Book cover preparation system Apr. 2, 2002
6354582 Bookbinding machine having interchangeable modules Mar. 12, 2002
6158940 Device for the back rounding of book blocks Dec. 12, 2000
6099224 Mechanism for connecting book binding and paper supplying machines Aug. 8, 2000
6099225 Booklet maker Aug. 8, 2000
5868539 Process and device for the manufacture of a book Feb. 9, 1999
5499897 Arrangement for manufacturing book blocks formed of adhesively bound printed sheets Mar. 19, 1996
5318398 Book delivery device for book binding machine Jun. 7, 1994
5314283 Apparatus for applying hard and soft covers to bound or unbound documents May. 24, 1994
5240362 Image forming apparatus with book bind device Aug. 31, 1993
5232324 Apparatus and method for applying covers to signatures Aug. 3, 1993
5102277 Method and machine for the manufacture of booklets Apr. 7, 1992
4986713 Apparatus for applying hard and soft covers to bound or unbound documents Jan. 22, 1991
4626156 Finishing apparatus with cover inserter Dec. 2, 1986
4160687 Magazine page labeling apparatus Jul. 10, 1979

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