Photofinishing and Book Creation : ODM’s Next-Generation Super Sewer XXL for 18x18 Photo Books Gets EnhancementJune 15, 2012
The Super Sewer XXL features the same Back Tack technology used by the Super Sewer, which means it does a reverse lock-stitch on the head and foot of the book block to ensure a strong side sew that won’t come apart. The machine predrills holes prior to thread stitching to allow the book block thickness up to one inch. A new air cylinder provides additional operator safety. Both the Super Sewer and XXL models sew up to 600 books per hour and a touch-screen LCD color control panel facilitates easy operation.
In order to keep book production performance levels at a profitable rate, ODM added two Vortec Thread Guard needle coolers: one is installed in the Super Sewer XXL’s high-speed drill station; the other is used for thread sewing to maximize performance in producing one-inch sewn book blocks.
The Super Sewer XXL can produce book sizes from wallet (4x4 inches) to tabloid (18x18) at an inch thick. odmachinery.com