Overview: Scoring machine used toput creases in covers for short run perfect binding. You use thismachine to create a one piece wraparound cover with a boxed spine.Fashionable colors to match your other Powis Parker Fastback binding equipmentCan be used for scoring items for folding in addition to producing covers
Features / Strengths:
It is a compression scoring machine that will provide a clean clear score without causing laser printed inks to crack.Itincludes convenient guides to help you set the machine up for producingcovers with different sized spines. This is extremely helpful forgetting high quality square creases every time.It comes witha double scoring knife standard and a single scoring knife can bepurchased separately. The double scoring knife allows the front andback covers to easily open for a lay flat bind.It is extremely simple to use. All you need to do is put your document on the machine and pull the handle to create your score.
Limitations / Weaknesses:
It is manual (not electric) and thus is slow for production jobs.It can be somewhat difficult to adjust the guides to the correct settings. This gets easier with practice.Itis limited in the sizes of stocks that It can handle. It is reallydesigned for creating letter sized documents sock knitting machine (portrait or landscape)and isn't ideal for doing large or small books.
Heavy duty metal base and guides make it strong and durable.Rubber handle is convenient and easy to use.Clear plastic shield allows you to see alignment marks on your documents for easier scoring.
This is one of the best manual scoring machines that I have seen on the market.Greatfor the purpose that it is designed for (short run perfect binding).Not ideal for production environments. These types of environmentsprobably need a larger electric solution.Works great for creating your own custom printed thermal binding covers.
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