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Müller Martini AG with their headquarters in Switzerland is market leader when it concerns the manufacturing of post press / book bindery machines. They are founded 1946 and started under the name Grapha Maschinenfabrik. In 1955 the company name was changed into Grapha Maschinenfabrik Hans Müller A.G. Martini joined the organisation in 1969 after which the company continued under the name of Müller Martini AG. Müller Martini manufactured machines for saddle stitched product, softcover products, hard cover product and so on.

In this blog we focus on the Müller Martini Corona C12 perfect binders for the production of soft cover books and or book blocks for hard cover books.


The Corona serie is the succeeder of the older Müller Martini Normbinder serie and is developed for the production of big volume orders of perfect bound books and book blocks. Improved setting times, reliability and flexibility, makes the Muller Martini Corona C12 machine, the choice for mid and larger book bindery companies. The machine can be equipped exactly the way you desire, the modular system offers unlimited options.

Müller Martini Acoro A7 features:

* Corona Commander

* Book block infeed correction

* Main milling station

* 1,2,3 or even 4 additional spine preparation stations

* 1 or 2 shot Hotmelt spine gluing

* 1 or 2 shot Cold glue spine gluing with intermediate IR dryer

* PUR spine glue station

* Hotmelt side glue station

* Mull/ lining station

* Rotary or stream cover feeder

* 1 or 2 pressing stations

* Laydown device

The binding line can be equipped with an inline Müller Martni gatherer 3691 or 3681, book block feeder to process sewn book blocks and or an end sheet tipping unit. Further the machine can be connected with a Muller Martini / Ambaflex or Solema conveyor system, Müller Martini front cutter Frontero and finally a Müller Martini three knife trimmer like the Müller Martini Zenith, Zenith-S, Orbit.



Technical specifications: Müller Martini Corona C12 perfect binder (subject to change)

* Mechanical speed: max. 12.000 cycles/hour

* Clamp pitch: 24“

* Clamp opening 80 mm


* Spine length: min. 140 mm

* Spine length: max. 510 mm

* Book width: min. 100 mm

* Book width: max. 310 mm

* Book thickness, compressed: min. 2 mm

* Book thickness, compressed: max. 60 mm

* Cover width: min. 202 mm

* Cover width: max. 642 mm

* Book hangout (after spine cut-off): min. 7 mm

* Book hangout (after spine cut-off): max. 17 mm

Size and speed of the line is depending on all added components like gatherers, three knife trimmers etc.