Bookbinding and the Conservation of Books
A Dictionary of Descriptive Terminology

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triple liner and headbanding machine

An edition binding machine used for applying the spine linings and headbands to a book. The machine receives the books from the rounding and backing machine and inserts them spine down into spring-loaded pockets by means of a formed lifting bar corresponding to the shape of the spines of the book being processed. When the book is properly oriented in the pocket, the machine then applies one cloth and one or two paper linings, with or without headbands. It operates at speeds up to 40 books per minute. (320 )

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