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Old 01-02-2006, 04:18 AM   #1
Hereward
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Default Fastbind versus Powis Parker

Hi again everyone,

We're inching towards investing in our first desktop publishing equipment, but now a new question has come up - which binding machine would be better for producing good quality perfect-bound paperbacks? At the moment we're considering:

1. Powis Parker Fastback 15xs

2. Maping Fastbind Elite

Both come in at around 4000-4500 Euros before tax. I've heard the Powis Parker is extremely durable - and if books start falling apart then our business will never get off the ground. On the other hand, we're now thinking of using a Xerox solid-ink printer, and the heat generated by the Powis Parker would do bad things to the print. Does anyone have any experience with either of these very different binding systems? I'd be really interested to hear about it.

cheers
Hereward (Munich, Germany)
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