Finishing & Screen Printing
Photostory Linea Automatica VP Redefines Speed at 1,300 SPH
Friday 16. July 2021 - Touted as the bullet-train of binding machines utilizing its latest CM-CI Robot and 8-Axis automation, the 8th generation system combines extreme high-speed and performance with precision and luxury-quality production.
Photostory continues to boast its engineering prowess with the introduction of the Linea Automatica, the world’s fastest lay-flat photobook binding system ever developed.
But, what makes this system even more special is its low-cost-per-page book manufacturing, decreasing the price of album assembly by more than 50%. Linea Automatica is an achievement like no-other that truly brings full book making automation from COVER-TO-COVER.
The Linea Automatica powers through jobs at phenomenal speed clocking at up to 1,300 spreads per hour (12″ x 24″). At 40% faster rate than its predecesors, no other machine comes close to its performance capabilities which means double the output in significantly lesser time.
Cover-to-Cover Lay-Flat Album Production
The Linea Automatica is a literal full-photobook album production machine, a first in constructing an entire lay-flat album with Case Making (CM) of a front and back cover. Each book building process is handled within its multiple production stations involving book cover prep, L.I.T insertion, heating, curing, and finishing. At the end of the Linea’s assembly course albums are stacked and ready-to-go. This is an incredible feat that only Photostory can deliver.
NEW Lay-Flat Insert Technology (L.I.T.)
Photostory also developed the new Lay-Flat Insert Technology (L.I.T.) specifically formulated for Linea’s swift production process of true lay-flat albums. This FSC-approved paper insert uses considerably less glue to not only reduce curing time and lay perfectly flat but also significantly decrease production cost. L.I.T. results in big savings for each book made to yield higher margins for your business. L.I.T. will be available in 100, 140, and 300 GSM with a maximum book size of 20″ x 20″.
The Linea Automatica machine using the L.I.T. insert is compatible with virtually any substrate and thickness of prints available today. Whether you’re using thick high-quality prints or ultra-economical paper-thin prints, Linea achieves the finest books with extraordinary profit margins.