Stephens & George

Finishing

Our Bindery contains an impressive collection of equipment that showcases our finishing capabilities. We have a large array of folders, saddle-stitchers, perfect and PUR binding lines in addition to poly-wrapping equipment and mailing lines.

A recent development saw an investment in new MBO Leman folders to increase our capabilities within that particular area.

Further developments have also been confirmed within our Bindery as we will investing in no fewer than four new Muller Martini print finishing systems. http://www.stephensandgeorge.co.uk/news-post/muller_martini/

Our Sitma W1150-0 wrapping machine enables us to print your logo, barcodes and PPIs directly onto the polywrap.

We operate our own fleet of vehicles which service the M4 corridor, the Home Counties and the vast majority of London travelling 3 or 4 times a day on a daily basis.

 

BINDERY PLANT LIST

Heidelberg D ‘Crown’ Letterpress Cylinder

For creasing and cutting to customers’ specification.
Sheet size: Max: 560 x 820mm/Min: 125 x 150mm


CUTTING:

3 x Polar 115 Guillotines all with full Transomat handling systems


FOLDING:

2 x MBO LEMAN FOLDERS
P10 feeder, K10 folder and A10 ram/logger delivery
Sheet size: Max: 1020 x 720mm/Min: 885 x 630mm

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2 x Stahlfolder TH82-P – PFX Feeder Heads – Shingle ability

2 x stahl PD82 6-4-2-Z
Sheet size: Max: 820 x 1100mm/Min: 150 x 200mm


2 x stahl PD82 4-4-4-Z
Sheet size: Max: 820 x 1100mm/Min: 150 x 200mm


2 x stahl PD82 4-4-2
Sheet size: Max: 820 x 1100mm/Min: 150 x 200mm

1 x stahl BUH RFH66
With double gatefold plate and round continuous feeder.
Sheet size: Max: 660 x 1280mm/Min: 140 x 180mm


PUR & PERFECT BINDING:

Muller Martini Bolero B9

Muller Martini Bolero B9 Perfect / PUR binder with twin nipping stations. 16 station gatherer. Trimming is carried out by an Orbit “S” three buy brand name propecia knife trimmer. Book block feeder, pre-gathered book blocks in multiples of 16 sections.

Product size:
Max product size: 420 x 297mm/Min Product size: 148 x 105mm or 100 x 70mm with additional trim allowances*
Max spine width: 70mm/Min spine width: 3mm
Max trim on sections: 40mm


Muller Martini Bolero B9

Muller Martini Bolero B8 Perfect / PUR binder with twin nipping stations. 10 station gatherer. Trimming is carried out by an Orbit “S” three knife trimmer. Book block feeder, pre-gathered book blocks in multiples of 10 sections.

Product size:
Max product size: 420 x 297mm/Min Product size: 148 x 105mm or 100 x 70mm with additional trim allowances*
Max spine width: 70mm/Min spine width: 3mm
Max trim on sections: 40mm


Muller Martini Corona C13

Perfect binder with twin nipping stations. 6 station gatherer with log feed feeders. Trimming is carried out by a Zenith “S” three knife trimmer.

Product size: 
Max product size: 420 x 297mm/Min Product size: 148 x 105mm or 100 x 70mm with additional trim allowances*
Max spine width: 70mm/Min spine width: 3mm
Max trim on sections: 40mm

*Please contact estimating for further information.


SADDLE STITCHING
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2 x Muller Martini Primera MC

Six stations plus cover feeder with 4th and 5th knife capability.

Product Size: 
Max product size: 420 x 297mm (Portrait)
Min product size: 105 x 75mm (1up) and 90 x 75mm (2up).


Muller Prima Plus AMRYS

Eight stations plus cover feeder with 4th and 5th knife capability.

Product Size:
Max product size: 420 x 297mm (Portrait)
Min product size: 105 x 75mm (1up) and 90 x 75mm (2up).


LAMINATING:

Autobond Mini 105 TH-DN-PH-VS

Thermal thin film OPP 1 sided, Heidelberg Speedmaster feed head, Double Nip laminator, Post-heat, Stacker with vacuum delivery table.
Maximum sheet size 105 x 74 cm landscape fed or 74 x 105 cm portrait fed.
Minimum sheet size SRA4. Maximum speed is 120m/min.


PACKING & DESPATCH EQUIPMENT:

Shrink Wrapping, Strapping & Automatic Pallet Wrapping. Polythene overprinted to customers’ specification.