Title: [GreenYes] RE: [heur] [GreenYes] Re: Equipment to Remove Book Binding for Recycling
This is indeed a paper guillotine, used for cutting large amounts of
large sized paper to smaller sizes in the printing industry. When I
was at Michigan State University, we inherited one from our printing
shop, and used it for cutting off the binding glue/cover. They work
great, but a couple of cautions...1] the blades are quite brittle and
are expensive to replace, so make sure you're not cutting stapled
bindings and 2] they cut fingers as well as paper. We found the
cost-benefit for us at the time worth the expense, and of course trained
staff on safe use.
From: GreenYes@no.address [mailto:GreenYes@no.address] On
Behalf Of Rick
Sent: Tuesday, December 04, 2007 11:33 AM
Subject: [heur] [GreenYes] Re: Equipment to Remove Book Binding for
I know some companies cut the hard covers off of books with a guillotine
type of machine. I don't have specific information for you, but you
could try contacting this recycling company in Iowa that has such a
piece of equipment:
North Cedar Recycling
On Dec 3, 6:24 pm, Marshalle Graham <mgra...@no.address> wrote:
> Good afternoon. I wondered if anyone had any information to share
> about methods, including specific equipment, for removing hardcovers
> from books for recycling. I appreciate your help. Thank you.
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