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ECONOMY BOOK BINDER Disclosure Number: IPCOM000024410D
Original Publication Date: 1980-Aug-31
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2004-Apr-02

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Xerox Disclosure Journal


This disclosure relates to a manual book binding apparatus. The apparatus is adapted for insertion of a binding strip 2 having hot-melt adhesive thereon onto an electrically heated platen 4. Sheets 6 to be bound are inserted between guide members 8 into contact with the hot-melt adhesive. Cover sheets 10 may be placed on supports 12 after which lever 14 is pressed down to raise the platen 4 to force the cover sheets 10 and the sheets 6 onto the glue on the binding strip.