Muller Martini Stitcher head identification

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Muller Martini Stitcher head identification

Over the years Muller Martini have increased the output speeds of their saddel stitching machines. In so doing the stitcher heads have to been improved to match speed requirements of the machines. They to have been redisigned to aid in the quick setup ands changeover of differnet production formats.

 

We will in this short article identify the different designs and type of heads in the New Q series  of Muller Martini stitching heads supplied by Thunderbolt. If you require information on heads and compatibility of you machines please cantact out spare parts department through our webpage for assistance. www.thunderbolt.co.za or mail a request to  solutions@thunderbolt.co.za.

Identification of the head

We have 3 main size and variation in our stitcher head line up for conventional saddle stitching machine.

The standard supplied head on all machines would be the HK75 stitcher head (0881 series)

The specialised head for smaller staple and format production will be the HK45 Head (0305 series)

The last being the loop stitcher head. This has a design for 6mm ot 8 mm loops HkOeQ6/8 Head (0249 series)

1-Type Type number of stitcher head   0881.xxxx/0305.xxxx
2-Name Tye description of stitcher head   HK xx xxx

HK75 and 75 Q series

This head is of the 0881 series of stitcher head.

The HK75 name refeers to the min staple distance between staple centres. The head is generally used where between 2 and 4 heads are used on a campatible Muller Martini stitcher line.

1 = 75mm min for std head

Number of heads used per machine is dependant on the actual machines capacity for quantity of stitcher heads used for production. Please always refer to the machines technical specification or contact us for varification.

Staple description of HK75 stitcher head.

Staples produced by the HK75 stitcher head have a length of 12 mm and a thickness of 5 mm

1 =  Staple length of 12 mm
2 = Staple thickness for book thickness 5 mm (opened book thickness)

HK45 and 45 Q series

This head is of the 0305 series of stitcher head.

The HK45 name refeers to the min staple distance between staple centres. The head is generally used where between 2 and 6 heads are used on a campatible Muller Martini stitcher line.

6 heads are used for 3 up production using* Trio cut on campatible machines. Please enquire if you are interest in the *Trio cut option for compatible Muller Martini 3 knife trimmer on Stitching lines.

1 = 45mm min for Std head

 *Trio cut is only available as an option on certain models of Muller Martini three knife trimmers

Number of heads used per machine is dependant on the actual machines capacity for quantity of stitcher heads used for production. Please always refer to the machines technical specification or contact us for varification.

Staple description of HK45 stitcher head.

Staples produced by the HK45 stitcher head have a length of 10 mm and a thickness of 3 mm

1 =  Staple length of 10 mm
2 = Staple thickness for book thickness 3 mm (opened book thickness)

HKOeQ6/8

This head is of the 0249 series of stitcher head.

The HKOeQ6/8 name refers to the staple loop type. The head is generally used where between 2 and 4 heads are used on a campatible Muller Martini stitcher line. These heads have specialised grippers and drivers to form and drive the staple into the book. In some cases special stops are required for the tree knife trimmer please enquire if you have an intrest in learning more on the loop stitcher head. www.thunderbolt.co.za or mail a request to  solutions@thunderbolt.co.za

1 = Std Staple spacing loop staple min std 80 mm
1= US Staple spacing loop staple US format (approx 100mm)

Number of heads used per machine is dependant on the actual machines capacity for quantity of stitcher heads used for production. Please always refer to the machines technical specification or contact us for varification.

Staple description of HKOeQ6/8 stitcher head.

Staples produced by the loop type stitcher head are either 6mm or 8mm loop width

6 mm   8 mm Loop width
5 mm 7 mm Loop height
3 mm 3 mm Staple thickness (openbook thickness)
12 mm 13 mm Staple length
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