Fastbind Casematic Smart a46a™

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Professional on-demand hard covers and cases
Fastbind Casematic a46a is the first stand-alone Fastbind case maker. It is intended for very
small to extra-large format hard covers: you produce cases from under A6 (5”x4”) to over 45
x 45 cm (18”x18”) under one minute with no set-up time. Make book covers, ring binders,
luxury cases, wall art or photo album covers. This is the perfect case making solution for all
your on-demand, short and medium runs finishing needs.

Easy, fast and accurate
With the ergonomic Fastbind Casematic a46a, the case making process is intuitive: place
the printed tacking sheet on the table, position the boards, cut the four corners, and fold the
sides. Thanks to the light table, the position of your cover is always precise, and the spine text
set exactly in the correct position. The patented support shelf prevents mistakes: you place
the boards accurately the first time and reduce the risk of air bubbles. Quick change spacers
allow you to change the width of the gap between the spine and the boards.

Smart automation
The case making process is further eased by clever automation. You can adjust the brightness
of the light and the size of the illuminated area for shorter or longer covers. The vacuum
maintains the sheet in place during positioning. Once the boards are placed, the guides are
automatically lifted, and the air table assist moving the cover around. Then, as you place
the cover in the folding unit, it will clamp the edges for you. Making a hard cover has never
been easier.

A complete solution
Fastbind Casematic a46a is a fully equipped workstation, with spine side and back guides,
spacers and corner cutter. You organize your work efficiently as the multi-purpose stand comes
with shelves and two small sliding side tables. You can use the top and bottom shelves to store
supplies. The side tables can support small additional devices such as a gluing unit, a small
guillotine, a small laminator, or a Fastbind Presso. You can also add a FotoMount mounting
wall on top of the table to produce lay-flat photo books. The stand is built on wheels, so you
can move your unit where you most need it. You can also move the top shelf front or back
depending on the operator’s preferences. Fastbind Casematic a46a is flexible and will adjust
to your own needs.





Max print size (W x L) 40.9˝ x 20.5˝ 1041 x 522 mm
Max finished case size, opened (W x L) 39.1˝ x 18.7˝ 995 x 476 mm
Max. folding length 39.1˝ 995 mm
Max folding thickness Up to 0.137˝ Up to 3.5 mm
Voltage 110/120 V 220–240V
Frequency 50-60 Hz 50-60 Hz
Max Current 2 A   2A
Machine Dimensions (W x D x H) 69˝ x 33.9/37.6˝ x 53.2˝ 1752 x 860/955 x 1350 mm
Net weight 293 lbs 133 kg
Vacuum and air table to help cover handling Automatic Automatic
LED light table with spine positioning line and registration marks    
- Light on / off Automatic Automatic
- Light intensity Automatic and adjustable Automatic and adjustable
- Light zone Automatic and adjustable Automatic and adjustable
Support shelf for greyboards and spine stick    
- Up / down movement Automatic Automatic
- gap between the spine and boards Adjustable* Adjustable*
Vacuum and air table to help cover handling Automatic Automatic
Approvals CE CE

* adjustable with quick change spacers

Fastbind Casematic™ system: patented.
Design and specifications are subject to change without prior notice.