Lay flat technology (hot melt)

mitablock PRO - automatic hot melt section gluing machine

mitablock PRO is of modular construction and has been developed to economically produce lay flat book blocks for the production of attractive photo, children and promotional books. This new technology is capable to produce book blocks, independent of substrate being utilized.

Unique Features

The basic machine consists of:

  • feeder for folded sections
  • additional pressing of fold
  • hot melt spray gluing
  • forming of book block
  • pressing


  • pile feeder for flat sheets (option)
  • high-precision creasing and folding (option)
  • feeder to supply endpaper in-line (option)
  • feeder for boards to be glued between sections (option)


  • modular construction
  • open and visible working process
  • ease of operation and motorized size change via touch screen
  • electronically controlled hot melt applications
  • the glue system does not require cleaning at shift end

Technical specifications

Production speed:
up to 1`700 sections/h-depending on size (max. mechanical speed)

Folded sheet size

Back to front:
min. 5¹⁄₂"
max. 17³∕₄"

min. 5³∕₄"
max. 15³∕₄"

Important limitation!
Sheet width and height refer to the measurements of the machine guide – The glued area diverges from these dimensions.

Block thickness:
min. ⁵⁄₁₆"
max. 1¹⁄₂"

approx. 14 kW, 400 V, 3 PNE, 50 Hz

Air consumption:
110 Nl/min. (6 bar)

Machine dimensions:
approx. 12 ft x 10 ft

approx. 3‘500 kg

Technical specifications subject to change without notice

Technical specifications

Tecnical specifications subject to change without notice


Commercial inquiries
+41 (0) 91 646 79 30

Technical service
+ 49 (0) 34297 919 709