Standard Horizon CABS 6000

Standard Horizon - CABS 6000 Perfect Binding System


The innovative Standard Horizon CABS 6000 perfect binding system is bringing new levels of automation to production bookbinding. The system includes the MG-600 Gatherer, SB-17 seventeen-clamp Perfect Binder, and HT-110 Three Knife Trimmer.

This inline system can produce up to 6,000 books per hour.

The SB-17 Perfect Binder allows for quick changeover from EVA to PUR adhesive with interchangeable tanks and book thicknesses from .08” to 2”.

The HT-110 Three Knife Trimmer produces trimmed books from 5.71” x 4.05” to 14.4” x 11.81”.

The CABS 6000 is equipped with quick-change EVA and PUR glue tanks that slide out on rails to a wheeled trolley.

Operators can easily changeover from one binding style to another in about 5 minutes.


- High productivity at 6,000 books per hour with in-line system from gathering to trimming.

- Covers from short run to long run production challenges thanks to intuitive easy operation through the touch panel and fast, highly accurate change overs.

- Equipped with interchangeable tank unit that allows both EVA and PUR hot melt to be used.

- Various book sizes can be bound inline, from minimum size A6 to maximum size B4.

- Off-line signature gathering is possible using the ST-600 stacker. Also, by installing the RU-600 misfeed unit the gatherer can operate non-stop.

- Quality control image checking cameras, thickness detector, weight checker, book block length detector, and other optional quality control features.



Book Size Maximum Landscape: Off-line 15.74" x 11.02" Inline 15.15" x 10.82" / Book Size Minimum Landscape: Off-line 5.83" x 4.14" Inline 5.83" x 4.14" / Book Size Maximum Portrait: Off-line 12.99" x 12.59" Inline 9.84" x 12.59" / Book Size Minimum Portrait: Off-line 5.32" x 7.29" Inline 5.32" x 7.29" / Book Thickness: 0.08" to 2"/ Cover Size Maximum: 15.74" x 25.98" / Cover Size Minimum: 5.32" x 8.67" / Cover Weight Range: 82 to 348 gsm / Poduction Speed: up to 6,000 books per hour


Due to the variety of configurations available, click on the brochure link near the top of this page.


Due to the variety of configurations available, click on the brochure link near the top of this page.