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Drupa: Morgana Announces Upgrade for DigiBook 150

In Finishing on April 1, 2016 at 9:15 am

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Morgana Systems Ltd, the UK’s leading manufacturer of equipment for digital finishing, has announced that among the many post-press products on show on its Drupa stand this year will be a series of enhancements to its popular Morgana DigiBook 150 entry level PUR perfect Binder.

The DigiBook 150 has been upgraded to incorporate some of the features of the higher specification DigiBook 200 model. Key additions to the machine include automatic book block clamping and a new glue nozzle system, which has been upgraded to give better control of the spine and side glue application.

Commenting on the enhancements, Ray Hillhouse, VP of Sales said: “There is great demand for the entry level machine both in the UK and in many of our export markets, however, it needed some productivity enhancements and a new user interface to bring it in line with the others models in the range, and to take advantage of the latest changes in PUR glue.”

Hillhouse continued: “This is the first of many upgrades to the DigiBook range which will be shown at DRUPA. With the DigiBook 150 costing around £20,000 it makes PUR perfect binding a cost effective option for even the smallest printers.”

Morgana offer a wide range of perfect binding equipment. The binding technique known as perfect binding is used to create books with a similar appearance to that of a paper backed book. With PUR the book blocks are milled on the spine to enable the paper to absorb the adhesive. The books are trimmed on three sides to produce a professional finished result.

The Morgana DigiBook 150 is an entry level PUR binder and is ideally suited to traditional and digital printers who require short runs of PUR perfect bound books to a professional standard.

About Morgana Systems Limited

Morgana Systems Limited provides an unrivalled range of digital finishing products from the simplest, entry-level creasing units through to highly sophisticated multi-functional systems offering a range of finishing capabilities in a single unit. Since its acquisition by Plockmatic in 2013 the product portfolio has been extended with a wide range of booklet making systems to meet every production requirement.

Beginning with the launch of the revolutionary AutoCreaser in 2000, Morgana Systems has led the way in developing new and innovative solutions to cope with the special requirements of the digital printer. Morgana products that have achieved worldwide success during this time include the AutoCreaser, the DigiFold combination creaser and folder, the DocuMaster total finishing system, and several specialist folders.

Morgana’s purpose built factory in Milton Keynes produces more than 4,000 finishing products each year, with over 80% of these destined for the company’s rapidly growing export markets.

Full details of Morgana’s product line-up can be found at: http://morgana.co.uk/

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