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Plant List

Bell & Bain are One of the largest independent
book, journal & binders in the UK.

Book printers plant list
plant & technical equipment

Plant and Technical Equipment – Bell & Bain Ltd. 2018

The following equipment is situated within:

Bell & Bain Ltd. 303 Burnfield Road, Glasgow G46 7UQ, Bell & Bain Ltd. 311 Burnfield Road, Glasgow G46 7NA, Bell & Bain Ltd. 555 Lawmoor Street, Glasgow G5 0TT

PRE PRESS
  • Macs & PC’s
  • Heidelberg Prinect Pre-Press Manager workflow + updates to current versions
  • Fuji XMF Workflow + updates to current versions
  • Fuji Screen 16000N Automatic CTP Device (max plate size 1470 x 1180mm)
  • Epson Stylus PRO4900 Proofing System + Spectro Control
  • Software including QuarkXpress, Acrobat, InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Enofocus Pitstop, Barcode Pro
  • Optimus Management Information System + updates to current versions
LITHO SHEET FED PRESSES
  • KBA 145 Rapida 8 Colour Perfector Press 4/4 (max size 1450 x 1060mm)
  • KBA 145 Rapida 8 Colour Perfector Press 4/4 (pending installation September)
  • KBA 142 Rapida 8 Colour Perfector Press 4/4 (until decommissioned come end of2020)
  • KBA 145 Rapida 4 Colour Perfector Press 2/2
  • Heidelberg Speedmaster XL75 10 Colour Perfector press 5/5 (max size 750 x 530mm)
DIGITAL PRESSES & IN LINE BINDING
  • Heidelberg Versafire Graphic Arts Edition
  • Ricoh Pro VC60000 8 Colour Ink Jet Digital Press (max reel width 540mm) with in line Horizon Smart Binding System
binding
  • Muller Martini Alegro Adhesive Binder (max size 420 x 305 x 80mm) x2 + 18 Stations with Solit Trimmer x1 and Orbit Trimmer x1
  • Horauf Case Maker BDM Compact (max size 365 x 660mm) x2
  • Muller Martini Diamant MC Auto Case Binder (max size 380 x 270 x 80mm) x2
  • Polar Guillotine 155 x Plus
  • Polar Guillotine 78 x
  • Muller Martini Acoro A7 Binder + 15 Stations with Merit Trimmer (max size 420 x 305 x 60mm)
  • Heidelberg ST400 6 Station + Cover Feeder Stitching Line (max size 320 x 480)
  • MBO T112 Folding Machines (max size 1120 x 1650mm) x4
  • MBO K1020 Folding Machine (max size 1020 x mm) x2
  • Heidelberg Stahl TD112 Folding Machine (max size 1120 x 1650mm) x3
  • Ventura M/C 200 Sewing Machine
  • GUK M/C Folding Machine
  • Autobond 74 Thermal Laminator
  • Kolbus SU 650 Jacketing Machine
  • Hang Four – Head Drilling, Perforating, Endpapering, Shrink Wrapping, Bagging, Film Parcel Wrapping
  • Horizon 746 Folder
  • Megabound Rotary Board Cutter
  • Herima BC 1240 Board Cutter
Bell & Bain have taken over J Thomson Colour Printers.

The following equipment is situated within:
14 Carnoustie Place, Glasgow, G5 8PB

Pre-Press
  • Kodak Prinergy PDF front end
  • Kodak InSite internet-based proofing and file upload
  • Screen Plate Rite 88002Z automatic CTP device
  • Screen Plate Rite 8900Z automatic CTP device
  • Epson 9880, 9800 and 4880 digital proofing with GMG colour management
  • 2 x HP 4020 imposition proofers
  • OKI Laser Proofer ES9431
Litho Printing
  • KBA Rapida 106 – 6+L FAPC – LED UV
  • KBA Rapida 106 – 10 SW5 SPC
  • Both presses are equipped with ErgoTronic colour control/ErgoTronic Lab/
  • ErgoTronic ICR/Qualitronic Professional
Digital Printing
  • HP Indigo 7600 7 Colour press
  • HP Indigo 7800 4 Colour press
  • Complete range of digital finishing equipment including:
  • Duplo DBM600 Booklet Maker c/w Trimmer and DSF 2200 Sheet Feeder
  • Horizon CRF creaser/folder
    • Finishing
      • Muller Martini Acoro perfect binding line with ASIR III plus PUR Unit
      • Muller Martini Primera MC stitching line with Amrys & ASIR III
      • MBO K8RS folding machine
      • MBO T800 folding machine
      • MBO B30 folding machine
      • Stahl T50 folding machine
      • Polar 137XT guillotine
      • Polar 137N plus guillotine
      • Autobond thermal laminator
      • Palamides alpha delivery
      • Palamides delta delivery
      • Adpack shrinkwrapping machine
      • Harrison hand stitcher
      • Challenge MS.5 4 hole drill
      • Auto creaser 50
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