Signature 4K Gatherer

Modular signature gathering machine with optional side stitching. Now with WSRS (Welbound Signature Recognition System)

Salient Features

  • Sturdy design incorporating latest safety features
  • PLC controlled system; Operations throughtouch screen HMI panel
  • Offline gathering - Base model of 4 stations with delivery unit, expandable up to 20 stations
  • Manual feed station – In case the number of signatures on a particular job is more than the number of gathering stations; the remaining gathered signatures can be fed into the manual feed station
  • Suction and gripper type of separation and pulling of signatures from the feed stations
  • Error detection protocols provided:
    • Missing signature detection through optical sensors
    • Multiple signature detection - Operator adjustable through electro-mechanical caliper
    • Low pile level detection through proximity sensor
    • Signatures misaligned either due to improper gathering or while transmission will also be detected
  • Vertical zig zag stacking at delivery unit
  • Optional side stitching (stitching heads from hohner® Germany)
  • Technical Data

Mechanical Speed 4000 cycles per hour
Spine Length (Max) 370 mm
Spine Length (Min) 250 mm
Book Width (Max) 300 mm
Book Width (Min) 150 mm
Book Thickness 3-50 mm
Book Thickness (with side pinning) 3-16 mm
Distance Between Stitches 70 mm (minimum)
Number of Stations 4-20 stations
Signature GSM 40-250 GSM (single sheet minimum 100 GSM)
Maximum Pile Height 150 mm
Power Requirement 5 HP / 415 V/ 3 Phase / 50 Hz
Compressed Air Requirement 14 CFM, 8 Bar per module (1 module = 4 stations)
**(air supply should be provided with dry air)**


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