EMP 513

Casing-in Machine EMP 513

For casing-in straight and rubbed-down book blocks at up to 30 cycles/min.

Casing-in Machine EMP 513


Standalone machine for book production, without book block rounding, rub-down and back-lining. Rounds, presses and inserts book blocks into rigid, flexible or plastic covers, including pressing and joint forming.


The EMP 513 offers the minimal processing spectrum for automatic hardcover production. With a short, compact footprint, the EMP 513 includes the bookforming press in the basic machine. It features easy operation and fully automatic make-ready with the KOLBUS Copilot® system.

Case forming station
Copilot system and casing-in gluing station
Star feeder
Example: photobook production

Technical data

Technical data

Size range book block (width x height x thickness)

max. 280 x 375 x 80 mm

max. 305 x 375 x 30 mm

min. 100 x 100 x 2 mm

Size range finished book

max. 285 x 385 x 90 mm

max. 315 x 385 x 30 mm

min. 105 x 105 x 6 mm

Mechanical speed

up to 30 cycles/min

Net production is subject to sizes, materials etc.