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Number: 412/900
Name: Bookbinding: process and apparatus > Activating previously applied adhesive
Description: Apparatus for performing a bookbinding operation which utilizes means which activate (through heat, wetting, or etc.) an adhesive which has been previously applied to one of the elements being joined together.

Patents under this class:
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Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8622432 Binding element and associated method for binding Jan. 7, 2014
8366369 Sheet finisher and image forming system provided therewith Feb. 5, 2013
8317446 System and method for treating printed flexible book covers prior to binding Nov. 27, 2012
8087865 Bookbinding apparatus and image forming system provided therewith Jan. 3, 2012
7959394 Glue applicator for applying an adhesive to the spine or adjacent areas of a book block being conducted past the glue applicator in a transport direction Jun. 14, 2011
7393171 Device and method of binding books Jul. 1, 2008
7351024 Apparatus and method for binding a book Apr. 1, 2008
7156601 Systems and methods of binding a plurality of text bodies Jan. 2, 2007
7048269 Systems and methods of edge preparation for binding a text body May. 23, 2006
6986631 Systems and methods of binding a text body Jan. 17, 2006
6926791 Method for binding sheet media Aug. 9, 2005
6926056 Apparatus for binding sheet media Aug. 9, 2005
6863105 Printer that incorporates a binding apparatus for binding sheets Mar. 8, 2005
6861140 Binding element Mar. 1, 2005
6802501 Post print finishing device with imaging material binder Oct. 12, 2004
6732777 Dispensing adhesive in a bookbinding system May. 11, 2004
6726423 Method and apparatus for binding a plurality of sheets Apr. 27, 2004
6709727 Bookbinding structure and method Mar. 23, 2004
6652210 Individual book-binding system and method Nov. 25, 2003
6641345 Systems and methods of increasing binding strength of a bound text body Nov. 4, 2003
6619900 Systems and methods of binding a text body Sep. 16, 2003
6607629 Process for the perfect binding of printed articles Aug. 19, 2003
6601840 Post print finishing device with imaging material binder Aug. 5, 2003
6589000 Apparatus and method for folding and binding sheet media Jul. 8, 2003
6550513 Apparatus for binding sheet media Apr. 22, 2003
6485606 Apparatus for binding sheet media Nov. 26, 2002
6479126 Bookbinding case-making applications utilizing polyurethanes Nov. 12, 2002
6439820 Method of binding a protective cover to magazines Aug. 27, 2002
6428260 Bookbinding system and method Aug. 6, 2002
6402450 Book binding Jun. 11, 2002
6394730 Method and apparatus for making an album page May. 28, 2002
6299402 Cover intended for the fabrication of a booklet, a method of handling such covers, and a method of fabricating such booklets Oct. 9, 2001
6217271 Method for manufacturing booklets and a device therefor Apr. 17, 2001
6207248 Bookbinding applications utilizing warm melt polyurethanes Mar. 27, 2001
6196591 Object in particular office binder and method for the manufacture thereof Mar. 6, 2001
6024525 Tape heating apparatus and bookbinding apparatus Feb. 15, 2000
6009924 Apparatus for the thermal binding of sheets Jan. 4, 2000
6000894 Bookbinding apparatus Dec. 14, 1999
5931624 Paper processing apparatus Aug. 3, 1999
5899649 Book-binding apparatus and image forming apparatus May. 4, 1999
5733087 Binder assembly system with separate guide member Mar. 31, 1998
5447333 Method of producing a laminated wrinkle-free presentation folder having perfect binding sheets Sep. 5, 1995
D359065 Combined document punching and binding machine Jun. 6, 1995
RE34917 Combined laminating and binding machine Apr. 25, 1995
D352955 Binding machine Nov. 29, 1994
5355207 Image forming apparatus equipped with a binding function Oct. 11, 1994
5340155 Case-bound hot-melt binding system Aug. 23, 1994
5314283 Apparatus for applying hard and soft covers to bound or unbound documents May. 24, 1994
5288192 Image-forming apparatus provided with bookbinding device Feb. 22, 1994
5275520 Binding unit for binding sheets in adherence to a binder Jan. 4, 1994

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