UB Adhesive Binders

Adhesive binder for book binding

Goss Universalbinder® (UB) adhesive binders with Omniflex controls, combine proven, high volume binding and advanced product personalization capabilities.

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  • Overview

    Features & Advantages

    • Advanced selective binding and inkjet personalization
    • Smooth rotary action for exceptional handling of difficult signatures, paper stocks
    • Innovative spine preparation and gluing
    • On-the-fly hopper adjustments
    • Three (3) trimmer options to match applications
    • Enhanced cover registration

    Description

    Goss Universalbinder® (UB) adhesive binders combine proven, high volume binding and advanced product personalization capabilities. Extensive hopper, auxiliary and configuration options allow this model to excel in a wide range of applications.

    With Omniflex controls, the Universalbinder® can also direct and track the creation of each book, match addresses and personalized messages to specific books and integrate inkjet messages almost anywhere.

    Rotary gatherer hoppers on Universalbinder® systems have a proven record of high-speed, around-the-clock performance. With smooth rotary action, the UB easily handles difficult signatures, gimmicks and light or heavy paper stocks. Three hopper options available.

    A constant speed and same-direction product flow are signature features of the Universalbinder® system. From spine preparation, gluing to cover feeding, printers can depend on a high quality end product.

  • Specifications
      Binder Type
    15″ Clamp

    UB232

    16″ RG

    RG318 hopper

    17.5″ Clamp

    UB227/336

    18″ RG

    RG318 hopper

    20″ Clamp

    UB224/331

    21″ RG

    RG321 hopper

    22 ½” Clamp

    UB221

    24″ RG

    RG324 hopper

    Signature/Book Sizes:
    Min Length 203 mm / 8″ 152 mm / 6″ 203 mm / 8″ 203 mm / 8″
    Min Width 152 mm / 6″ 152 mm / 6″ 152 mm / 6″ 152 mm / 6″
    Max Length 305 mm / 12″ 320 mm / 12 5/8″ 432 mm / 17″ 483 mm / 19″
    Max Width 295 mm / 11 5/8″ 295 mm / 11 5/8″ 295 mm / 11 5/8″ 295 mm / 11 5/8″
    Max Sig thickness 3 mm / 1/8″ 3 mm / 1/8″ 3 mm / 1/8″ 3 mm / 1/8″
    Min Sig

    thickness

    0.05 mm / 0.002″ 0.05 mm / 0.002″ 0.05 mm / 0.002″ 0.05 mm / 0.002″
    Min Book

    thickness

    3 mm / 1/8″ 3 mm / 1/8″ 3 mm / 1/8″ 3 mm / 1/8″
    Max loose bulk 38 mm / 1 ½” 38 mm / 1 ½” or

    63 mm / 2 ½” or

    127 mm / 5″

    38 mm / 1 ½” or

    63 mm / 2 ½”

    38 mm / 1 ½” or

    63 mm / 2 ½”

    Max bound thickness 32 mm / 1 ¼” 32 mm / 1 ¼” or

    60 mm / 2 3/8″ or

    83 mm / 3 ¼”

    32 mm / 1 ¼” or

    60 mm / 2 3/8″

    32 mm / 1 ¼” or

    60 mm / 2 3/8″

    Cover Sizes
    Max Length 305 mm / 12″ 320 mm / 12 5/8″ 432 mm / 17″ 483 mm / 19″
    Max Width 622 mm / 24 ½” 622 mm / 24 ½” or

    650 mm / 15 19/32″ or

    673 mm / 26 ½”

    622 mm / 24 ½” or

    650 mm / 15 19/32″

    622 mm / 24 ½” or

    650 mm / 15 19/32″

    Min short (front) cover Front flap plus thickness not less than 102 mm / 4″ Front flap plus thickness not less than 102 mm / 4″ Front flap plus thickness not less than 102 mm / 4″ Front flap plus thickness not less than 102 mm / 4″
    Mechanical cycle speed 20,000 cph 18,000 cph

    (1 ¼”) binder or

    15,000

    15,000 cph 13,500 cph
    Timed Delivery Binder Type
    15″ clamp

    UB232

    16″ RG

    RG318 hopper

    17.5″ clamp

    UB227/336

    18″ RG

    RG318 hopper

    20″ clamp

    UB224/331

    21″ RG

    RG321 hopper

    15″ clamp

    UB232

    24″ RG

    RG324 hopper

    Min Book Length 203 mm / 8″ 152 mm / 6″ 203 mm / 8″ N/A

     

    Min Book Width 152 mm / 6″ 152 mm / 6″ 152 mm / 6″
    Max Book Length 305 mm / 12″ 320 mm / 12 5/8″ 432 mm / 17″
    Max Book Width 241 mm / 9 ½” 241 mm / 9 ½” 241 mm / 9 ½”
    Max Book Thickness 32 mm / 1 ¼” 32 mm / 1 ¼” 32 mm / 1 ¼”
    HT20 Trimmer Binder Type
    15″ clamp

    UB232

    16″ RG

    RG318 hopper

    17.5″ clamp

    UB227/336

    18″ RG

    RG318 hopper

    20″ clamp

    UB224/331

    21″ RG

    RG321 hopper

    15″ clamp

    UB232

    24″ RG

    RG324 hopper

    Min Book Length 228 mm / 9″ 228 mm / 9″ 228 mm / 9″ 228 mm / 9″
    Min Book Width 152 mm / 6″ 152 mm / 6″ 152 mm / 6″ 152 mm / 6″
    Max Book Length 305 mm / 12″ 314 mm / 12 3/8″ 314 mm / 12 3/8″ 314 mm / 12 3/8″
    Max Book Width 278 mm / 9″ 278 mm / 9″ 278 mm / 9″ 278 mm / 9″
    Max Book Thickness ½” ½” ½” ½”
    Max Cycle Speed 20,000 cph 18,000 cph 15,000 cph 13,500 cph
  • Support

    Preventive Maintenance

    • Reduce downtime
    • Restore equipment reliability
    • Proactively identify productivity issues
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    Flexible Spending Account Programs

    • Advance purchase service agreements
    • On-site maintenance programs
    • Corporate programs available
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    Preferred Service Plan

    • Annual audit
    • Service technician dedicated to the region
    • Reduced service rates
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