The new installation of Kolbus BF 511 book production line has been finished by specialists of SIKO service center at “Smolensky Printing Plant”, the branch of printing house “Visshaya Shkola”.
Smolensky Printing Plant is one of the state-of-the-art and the largest printing plants is Russia. The Printing Plant specializes on the production of books, booklets, newspapers, magazines and other printing products. The total capacity of the printing plant is 4265 mln inked prints. Up to 3 mln hardcover books and 7 mln booklets can be produced each month.
Moreover the printing house prefers KOLBUS book production lines. Thus, the plant has DA-36 and DA-270 case makers, PE 312 embossing press and KOLBUS-70 line. Following the policy of upgrading equipment to improve product quality, development of new categories and the introduction of modern technology, another KOLBUS BF 511 production line was installed at the printing house.
The line includes book spine IR pre heater, backing and laminating sections, book spine, wrap and ribbon gluing section, case binding section, creasing press and delivery conveyer. The line is controlled by Copilot system with sensor graphic monitor including programmable automatic infeed and book sizes databank.
The installed KOLBUS line was favorably reviewed by the printing house for the highest quality of production, convenience of operation, as well as reliable design and electronic core of the machine. The installation and training were held in normal mode.
SIKO group of companies is the exclusive representatives of KOLBUS in CIS.