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Meler PUR

Meler System For Book Spine Gluing With PUR Adhesive

Our systems are compatible with perfect binders from Muller Martini, Kolbus, Wohlenberg, Horizon, Heidelberg, Duplo and all leading suppliers of perfect binders. ImanSolutions and Meler will design ,supply and install the necessary brackets and supports to insure a successfully installation.

Bookbinding Overview

Bookbinding Applications

Mailing

Document Holders

Bookbinding Overview

Bookbinding Applications

Mailing

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Document Holders

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Meler bookbinding solutions for the application of EVA and PUR adhesives on all types of perfect binder.

In recent years, bookbinding has adapted to the new challenges of the digital era. The use of sophisticated designs and varied substrates has led to the demand for new adhesive technology and better application. Meler´s cutting-edge technologies, personalised products and efficient after- sales service, make it an ideal partner in this new market.

We manufacture small binder solutions with a range of melting units compatible with all entry level perfect binder main makes: Horizon, Duplo and CP Bourg. Meler has also developed mid and high range binder solutions with a variety of drum unloaders and non-stop melting units compatible with all kind of Binders including :-Muller Martini (Panda, Tigra, Pantera, Star, Acoro, Bolero and Corona binders). Wohlenberg (City, Master and Champion binders) and Kolbus (KM470, KM472, KM473 and KM600 binders).

What types of books can Meler be used for?

  • High-gloss, premium paper
  • Synthetic or mechanical paper
  • Premium hardback books
  • Books subjected to extreme temperatures (road atlases, guidebooks)
  • Frequently used books (educational, reference books)
  • User manuals

Advantages of PUR adhesives

  • Improved binding strength across all paper types
  • Better lay-flat due to thinner glue film
  • Resistant to ink solvent migration
  • A wide temperature range –works in extreme heat and cold
  • Longer lasting than hot melt
  • Replaces the sewing process 

System components

  • Wide range of Meler PUR melters:From 2kg to 200 kg capacity. Gear pump technology delivers consistent adhesive flow rate and hose pressure.
  • Hoses with different diameters and lengths.
  • Strong, flexible and low power consumption.
  • Pattern controller for different lengths:
  • Multi-channel programmer
  • Easy programming of glue line start and stop position and glue line length.
  • Book spine head:
  • Minimal moving parts means low maintenance.
  • Simple cleaning procedure means no wasted glue.
  • Accurate adhesive application.
  • Interchangeable mounting trolleys:
  • Designed and custom built to fit any binder type.
  • Wheel in, & Wheel out for fast changeover of adhesive type.

Mechanical requirements

  • We conduct a study of your machinery to determine compatibility.

Meler’s Application advantages

  • Application thicknesses between 0.3 and 0.4 mm, half of that in traditional applications.
  • Accurate glue line length reduces contamination in the three knife trimmer.
  • Better cleaning and less maintenance than with roller systems.
  • Perfect adhesive preservation, with the use of dry air or nitrogen (inert atmosphere).
  • With milled books it avoids the costly sewing operation.

Meler are able to provide a complete service which includes:

  • Binder survey to determine if the machine is suitable for conversion to PUR.
  • Manufacture and supply interchangeable mounting trolleys designed to fit your specific machine.
  • Rapid, no fuss installation and minimal production disruption.
  • Commissioning and operator training by specialist bookbinders.
  • Dedicated after sales support.
  • We adapt to the specific needs of each application.
  • Spare parts supplied from stock, often within 24 hours of order.

In which products are the adhesives used?

  • Pick & Place products
  • Self-mailer
  • Product catalogues
  • Promotional leaflets
  • Ring binders

Type of adhesive used

  • Remoistenable adhesive for reply envelopes
  • EVA for the flaps
  • PSA for Peel & Seal and Pick & Place
  • Both adhesives are available from most adhesive suppliers

System components

  • Micron piston pump
  • Microprecision gun for Pick & Place and self-mailer side flaps
  • Small fast cutting head for Peel & Seal
  • Four-channel firing controller, encoder and photocells

Advantages of Meler

  • Meler technology is designed and manufactured in-house. Made in the EU.
  • The highest quality and best performance at competitive prices.
  • We adapt to the specific needs of each application.
  • Equipment and spare parts sent the following day.
  • Technical and after-sales service.
  • International operations with worldwide distribution.
  • Global technical support direct from the head office, subsidiaries and partners.

In which products are the adhesives used?

  • Ring binders
  • Folders with curved or oblique pockets
  • Presentation folders
  • Pocket wallets
  • CD/DVD wallets
  • Book covers
  • Special envelopes

Type of adhesive used

  • EVA adhesives

System components

  • Wide range of Meler melters.
  • Hoses with different diameters and lengths.
  • Microprecision guns.
  • Pattern controller.

Mechanical requirements

  • Capable of processing basic and complex jobs.
  • Capable of folding and sticking. Starting with die-cut cardboard.
  • Folding and gluing machines designed for a wide variety of items.