Automatic case making technology

mitacase - automatic casemaker

The new mitacase completes the PBT product family for hardcover production. mitacase automatically produces unique, high-quality custom hard cases for a wide range of book products to be manufactured in small quantities.

Special Features

  • Automatic feeding and positioning of boards, center strips and cover sheets
  • Integrated glue station (animal glue)
  • Two mechanical turning in stations
  • Only one operator required
  • Rapid, fully automatic, motorized size change with touch screen data input
  • Simple to operate
  • State-of-the art software control
  • Clear overview to each machine work station
  • Minimal floor space required

Technical specifications

Production speed
up to 7 cycles / minute

Finished case size (W x H)
min. 8⁷∕₈" x 5"
max. 31¹⁄₂" x 15⁷∕₈"

Cover material (W x H x T)
min. 9⁷∕₈" x 6¹⁄₈"
max. 33³⁄₈" x 17⁵⁄₈" x ³⁄₆₄" ¹⁾

Board dimensions (W x H x T)
min. 4" x 5" x ³⁄₆₄"
max. 15¹⁄₈" x 15⁷∕₈" x ¹³⁄₆₄" ²⁾

Spine (W x H x T)
min. ⁹⁄₃₂" x 5" x ³⁄₆₄"
max. 2³∕₄" x 15⁷∕₈" x ¹³⁄₆₄"

Turn-in (up/down and side)
min. ⁵⁄₈" ³⁾
max. ³∕₄"

Size change
1 – 5 minutes

Electrics
12 kW, 400 V, 3 PNE, 50 Hz

Air consumption
800 Nl/min. (6 bar)

Water consumption
1,5 liter/h

Floor space
2,95 m x 2,67 m (H 1,80 m)

Weight
approx. 2‘900 kg

¹⁾ depending on the material flexibility - then note the turn-in
²⁾ max. width of the boards leads to limitations in the spine and fold due to the max. size of the finished case
³⁾ smaller is possible, depending on material flexibility

Technical specifications subject to change without notice

Technical specifications

Tecnical specifications subject to change without notice

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+41 (0) 91 646 79 30

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