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  • Page 1 Operation guide Océ BLM550⁺...
  • Page 2 Copyright © 2013 - 2014, Océ All rights reserved. No part of this work may be reproduced, copied, adapted, or transmitted in any form or by any means without written permission from Océ. Océ makes no representation or warranties with respect to the contents hereof and specifically disclaims any implied warranties of merchantability or fitness for any particular purpose.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Contents Contents Chapter 1 Preface..........................Notes for the reader............................Chapter 2 Introduction to the Booklet maker..................9 Introduction..............................10 Description of the Booklet maker........................11 Right-Hand Side of the Booklet maker......................The Rear Panel of the Booklet maker......................14 The mains input panel of the optional Book Stacker.................. Chapter 3 How to run the Booklet maker..................
  • Page 4 Contents Move the Book Stacker..........................58 Chapter 6 Error Conditions, Problems and Solutions..............59 Clear a Printer Error............................60 Clear a Booklet maker error...........................61 General Problems............................62 Book Quality..............................64 Error Messages...............................76 Clear Paper Jams............................85 Jam in the Bridge Infeed......................... Jam in the Connecting Bridge........................ Jam in the Gathering Area........................
  • Page 5: Chapter 1 Preface

    Chapter 1 Preface...
  • Page 6: Notes For The Reader

    Notes for the reader Notes for the reader Introduction This manual helps you to use the Océ BLM550 . The manual contains a description of the product and guidelines to use and operate the Océ BLM550 Definition Attention-Getters Parts of this manual require your special attention. These parts can provide the following: •...
  • Page 7 Notes for the reader Word Icon Indicates NOTE Indicates a clarification of an operation or contains additional explanations for a procedure. Reading these notes is highly recommended. Indicates an operation that must not be performed. Read these items carefully and make sure not to perform the described operations.
  • Page 8 Notes for the reader Chapter 1 - Preface...
  • Page 9: Introduction To The Booklet Maker

    Chapter 2 Introduction to the Booklet maker...
  • Page 10: Introduction

    Introduction Introduction Introduction This User Manual is applicable to all model Océ BLM550 booklet makers from serial number 0800 onwards with software version 4.x. You can attach the optional Book Stacker to the Océ BLM550 booklet maker. It is possible to retrofit the optional Book Stacker to the Océ BLM550 models.
  • Page 11: Description Of The Booklet Maker

    Description of the Booklet maker Description of the Booklet maker Introduction The Booklet maker operates online with digital printers to process sets of printed pages into stitched books. The main parts are shown below. Illustration [1] Operator Side of the Booklet maker [2] Book Stacker (optional) Component - function table Operator Side of the Booklet maker...
  • Page 12 Description of the Booklet maker Component Function The Booklet maker The Booklet maker stitches, folds, spine-forms, and trims the sheets to make a finished book. The Stacker The Stacker collects the finished books. The Book Stacker The optional Book Stacker is a high-capacity stacker for the finished books.
  • Page 13: Right-Hand Side Of The Booklet Maker

    Right-Hand Side of the Booklet maker Right-Hand Side of the Booklet maker Illustration [3] Right-hand side of the Booklet maker Component - function table Right-hand side of the Booklet maker Component Function The stitch-wire cabinet The stitch-wire cabinet holds the spool of stitch-wire. Trim Bin The trim bin collects the paper that is trimmed from the edge of the book...
  • Page 14: The Rear Panel Of The Booklet Maker

    The Rear Panel of the Booklet maker The Rear Panel of the Booklet maker Illustration [4] The Rear Panel of the Booklet maker Component - function table The Rear Panel of the Booklet maker Component Function Rating and serial label The rating label displays the type of machine, serial num- ber, power use, and fuse information.
  • Page 15: The Mains Input Panel Of The Optional Book Stacker

    The mains input panel of the optional Book Stacker The mains input panel of the optional Book Stacker Illustration [5] The mains input panel of the Book Stacker Component - function table The mains input panel of the Book Stacker Component Function Rating and serial label...
  • Page 16 The mains input panel of the optional Book Stacker Chapter 2 - Introduction to the Booklet maker...
  • Page 17: How To Run The Booklet Maker

    Chapter 3 How to run the Booklet maker...
  • Page 18: Quality Instructions

    Quality instructions Introduction This chapter gives information on how to run a job on the Booklet maker. For information on how to operate the printer, refer to the printer documentation. Information about the user interface is included in the chapter “The User Interface.” Information about standard procedures, for example opening covers to clear a paper jam, is included in the chapter “Standard Tasks.”...
  • Page 19 Quality instructions Use the measuring tool supplied with the machine. • Enter the value into the touch screen. Chapter 3 - How to run the Booklet maker...
  • Page 20: Turn On The Booklet Maker

    Turn ON the Booklet maker Turn ON the Booklet maker Procedure Connect the Booklet maker to the power supply. Use the ON/OFF switch to turn ON the Booklet maker. Result The machine makes this sequence of beeps: 'beep __ beep beep beep beep _____ beep __ beep'. The touchscreen illuminates and the machine calibrates.
  • Page 21: Enter The Job Settings

    Enter the Job Settings Enter the Job Settings Introduction Make the settings for a new job in the BASIC window on the touch screen. See the chapter “The User Interface” for more information. The PAPER SIZE and PAGE DIRECTION settings are entered on the touch screen. These dimensions refer to the format of the paper when it enters the Booklet maker.
  • Page 22 Procedure for a New Job Step Action Information Enter the sheet thick- Touch SET THICKNESS. Set AUTO to ON. Use '+' or '-' to en- ness. ter the SHEET THICKNESS. Enter the set thick- Touch SET THICKNESS. Set AUTO to OFF. Use '+' or '-' to en- Quality in- ness.
  • Page 23: Procedure For A Saved Job

    Procedure for a Saved Job Procedure for a Saved Job Procedure Touch LOAD & SAVE Touch the job name or use the Up arrow or the Down arrow to select the job. Touch LOAD. Wait until the Booklet maker is ready. Chapter 3 - How to run the Booklet maker...
  • Page 24: Adjust The Stacker And The Optional Book Stacker

    Adjust the Stacker and the optional Book Stacker Adjust the Stacker and the optional Book Stacker Adjust the Stacker Adjust the Stacker Adjust the stacker according to the size and thickness of the finished book (see on page 53). Adjust the optional Book Stacker Adjust the Book Stacker on page Check if the Book Stacker is ready to accept books (see 56).
  • Page 25: Run The Job

    Run the job Run the job Procedure Make sure the adjustments on the Booklet maker are complete before you release the print job from the print queue. Start the print job. The Booklet maker starts automatically. Check the quality of the first book. Book Quality on page If the quality is not acceptable, make adjustments (see 64).
  • Page 26 Run the job Chapter 3 - How to run the Booklet maker...
  • Page 27: Chapter 4 The User Interface

    Chapter 4 The User Interface...
  • Page 28: The Touch Screen

    The Touch Screen The Touch Screen Introduction [6] The User Interface START Button STOP Button Touch Screen The user interface includes a color touch screen and START/STOP buttons. Operate the touch screen with your fingertip. You can touch the screen with a blunt item, for example a palm-top 'wand' or the blunt end of a pen.
  • Page 29 The Touch Screen Illustration [7] The Touch Screen Component - function table Component Function Window Tabs The touch screen buttons are divided into groups that have related functions. Each group of buttons has a sep- arate window. Touch the correct tab to select the win- dow.
  • Page 30 The Touch Screen Component Function Help Help text is available on the touch screen. • Touch HELP then touch any button or tab on the screen. Information about that button or tab is dis- played. • To display the information about a message, touch HELP then touch the message list.
  • Page 31: The Job Mimic

    The Job Mimic The Job Mimic Introduction The job mimic shows the current machine status. Illustration [8] The Job Mimic Component - function table Icon Information The following items are shown • the size of paper • the format of the paper in the gathering area •...
  • Page 32 The Job Mimic Icon Information The number of forms is shown. If the pressure is adjusted, the setting is shown in brackets. A red X shows that the form function is not active. The trim setting is displayed. A red X shows that the trim function is not active.
  • Page 33: The Basic Window

    The BASIC Window The BASIC Window Introduction The BASIC window gives you access to frequently-changed machine settings. Button overview The BASIC Window Buttons Button Information PAPER SIZE Measure the accurate size of the printed paper before you make a book. Touch PAPER SIZE to enter the paper size.
  • Page 34 The BASIC Window Button Information FORM To make the square spine of the book, pressure is applied to the spine. This process is called forming. Touch FORM to specify the amount of spine form. To make a good spine on different paper types, the amount of spine form can be changed.
  • Page 35: The Load & Save Window

    The LOAD & SAVE Window The LOAD & SAVE Window Introduction The LOAD & SAVE window lets you save and reload job settings. Each job is given a name. The jobs are displayed in a list on the screen. Touch the job name or use the Up arrow or Down arrow to make the selection.
  • Page 36 The LOAD & SAVE Window Button Information - BY USE Touch BY USE to list jobs in the order they were last used. The most recently-run job is at the top of the list. - BY INDEX Touch BY INDEX to list jobs in numerical order. the machine gives a number to all jobs that are saved.
  • Page 37: The Advanced Window

    The ADVANCED Window The ADVANCED Window Introduction The ADVANCED window gives you access to special machine functions. Button overview Button Information RE-REF If the machine calibration appears incorrect or if an 'axis moving' error message remains on the screen, touch RE-REF to re-refer- ence the adjustment axes.
  • Page 38: The Configure Window

    The CONFIGURE Window The CONFIGURE Window Introduction The CONFIGURE window lets you make changes to the configuration of the machine. Some functions and buttons are only available at certain access levels, see 'ACCESS LEVEL' Button overview on page CONFIGURE Window Buttons Button overview Button Information...
  • Page 39: The Menu Window

    The MENU Window The MENU Window Introduction MENU shows the settings that are not changed during day-to-day operation. These settings include • Change the Access Level • Change the display language • Advanced machine settings that are accessed by a person who has the correct access-code. Button overview The MENU Window Buttons Button...
  • Page 40 The MENU Window Chapter 4 - The User Interface...
  • Page 41: Chapter 5 Standard Tasks

    Chapter 5 Standard Tasks...
  • Page 42: Load And Save The Job Settings

    Load and Save the Job Settings Introduction This chapter describes the standard tasks that are needed in the day-to-day operation of your Booklet maker. Load and Save the Job Settings Introduction The current job settings can be saved to memory and reloaded for use again at a later date. Load the 'Default Job Template' to reset the Booklet maker to normal settings.
  • Page 43: Adjust The Stitch Pitch

    Adjust the Stitch Pitch Adjust the Stitch Pitch Introduction The stitch pitch is the space between the stitches. The machine automatically calculates the stitch pitch according to the size of the paper and the number of stitches. The stitches are inserted symmetrically on the spine of the book.
  • Page 44: Open The Connecting Bridge Cover

    Open the Connecting Bridge Cover Open the Connecting Bridge Cover Introduction The Booklet maker will not stop if you open the connecting bridge cover. [10] Connecting Bridge Cover in the open position. Connecting Bridge Cover When to do If a machine error occurs, or for maintenance. •...
  • Page 45: Open And Close The Folder Cover

    Open and Close the Folder Cover Open and Close the Folder Cover Introduction [11] Unlock and lock the Folder Cover. Open the Folder Cover If a machine error occurs, or for maintenance. • To access the stitch area • To access the folder area NOTE The folder cover has an interlock switch.
  • Page 46: Lift And Lower The Clincher Frame

    Lift and Lower the Clincher Frame Lift and Lower the Clincher Frame Introduction [12] Folder Cover in the vertical position. Folder Cover Clincher Frame [13] Clincher Frame Components Clincher Locking Handle Clincher Frame When to do If a machine error occurs, or for maintenance. •...
  • Page 47 Lift and Lower the Clincher Frame 3. Lift the clincher frame to the vertical position. Lower the Clincher Frame 1. Lower the clincher frame. 2. Turn the locking handle to the right , until the handle is tight. 3. Check that the locking handle will not be hit by the folder cover when you close the folder cover.
  • Page 48: Open The Gathering Area Cover

    Open the Gathering Area Cover Open the Gathering Area Cover Introduction [14] Gathering Area Cover. Connecting Bridge Cover open Gathering Area Cover Gathering Area Cover Handle When to do If a machine error occurs, or for maintenance. • To access the gathering area The Booklet maker will stop if you open the gathering area cover.
  • Page 49: Lift The Booklet Maker Main Deck

    Lift the Booklet maker Main Deck Lift the Booklet maker Main Deck Introduction [15] Lift the Booklet maker Main Deck Folder Cover open Connecting Bridge Cover open Clincher Frame lifted Gathering Area Cover Main Deck When to do If a machine error occurs, or for maintenance. •...
  • Page 50 Lift the Booklet maker Main Deck Step Action Information Open the Connecting Bridge Cover on Open the connecting bridge cover. page 44 Open the Connecting Bridge Cover on Open the folder cover. page 44 Lift the Clincher Frame on page 46 Lift the clincher frame.
  • Page 51: Empty The Trim Bin

    Empty the Trim Bin Empty the Trim Bin Introduction [16] Trim Bin Open. Trim Bin Side Handle Trim Bin open NOTE The Booklet maker operates with the trim bin removed for a short period of time. The printer waits while the trim bin is removed, then continues when the trim bin is replaced. To prevent lost production, you must remove, empty, and return the trim bin to the Booklet maker as quickly as possible.
  • Page 52: Open The Stitch Wire Cabinet

    Open the Stitch Wire Cabinet Open the Stitch Wire Cabinet Introduction [17] Stitch Wire Cabinet. Stitch wire cabinet open When to do • To see if the stitch wire is jammed or finished. An error message is displayed on the touch screen when the stitch wire is jammed or finished.
  • Page 53: Adjust The Stacker

    Adjust the Stacker Adjust the Stacker Introduction The collection table must be in the correct position for the stacker to operate. The position of the collection table depends on the finished size of the job. • When you start a new job •...
  • Page 54 Adjust the Stacker Catch tray Step Action Information Set the catch tray angle according to the For books that are 1.5 mm thick or less, thickness of the book. use position 1. For books that are more than 1.5 mm thick, use position 2.
  • Page 55: Operate The Booklet Maker Offline

    Operate the Booklet maker offline Operate the Booklet maker offline Introduction You can hand feed sets into the Booklet maker if offline operation is needed. The machine operates when you push the two buttons. When to do • To check the settings are correct •...
  • Page 56: Standard Tasks Of The Optional Book Stacker

    Standard Tasks of the optional Book Stacker Standard Tasks of the optional Book Stacker This section describes the standard tasks that are needed in the day-to-day operation of your Book Stacker. Adjust the Book Stacker [20] Push the book support to the left [21] The magnetic paper guide for thin books Magnetic paper guide Procedure...
  • Page 57: Unload The Book Stacker

    Unload the Book Stacker Unload the Book Stacker Introduction [22] The book divider Guide rail Book divider Procedure If required, insert the book divider so that the stack does not slip while you unload the books. Remove the books. Adjust the Book Stacker on page Push the book support completely to the left (see 56).
  • Page 58: Move The Book Stacker

    Move the Book Stacker Move the Book Stacker Introduction The Book Stacker locks in position onto the Booklet Maker. A foot pedal releases the docking latch. [23] Docking latch of the Book Stacker When to do • Access the mains ON/OFF switch. •...
  • Page 59: Error Conditions, Problems And Solutions

    Chapter 6 Error Conditions, Problems and Solutions...
  • Page 60: Clear A Printer Error

    Clear a Printer Error Introduction This chapter describes how to correct problems that can occur with your Booklet maker. If a problem persists, contact your service engineer. Clear a Printer Error Introduction If a paper jam or other error occurs in the printer, the printer and the Booklet maker stop. Procedure Clear the printer error.
  • Page 61: Clear A Booklet Maker Error

    Clear a Booklet maker error Clear a Booklet maker error Introduction If a paper jam or other error occurs in the Booklet maker, the printer and the Booklet maker stop. Error Messages on page The type of error is displayed on the touch screen Procedure Clear the error.
  • Page 62: General Problems

    General Problems General Problems The Booklet maker does not start Is the touchscreen illuminated? ¦ Are error messages displayed on the touchscreen? ¦ ¦ Error Messages on ¦ ¦ ¦ page 76 ¦ ¦ ¦ Is there an error message on the printer? ¦...
  • Page 63 General Problems The touchscreen does not work The Touch Screen on page Is the touchscreen in power-save mode (see 28)? Touch the screen to restore the normal brightness. ¦ No further action is needed. Calibrate the Touch Screen on page Calibrate the touchscreen (see 100).
  • Page 64: Book Quality

    Book Quality Book Quality Paper Size and Book Quality Instructions • Careful measurement of the paper size and the set or sheet thickness is important. • To make an accurate book you must enter accurate paper dimensions into the touch screen. Enter the Job Settings on •...
  • Page 65 Book Quality ¦ Print a sample to the stacker and measure the printed paper. ¦ Accurate measurement will improve book quality. ¦ ¦ Have you entered the measured PAPER SIZE into the touchscreen? Enter the correct, measured PAPER SIZE into the touchscreen. ¦...
  • Page 66 Book Quality Spine form problems Correct spine form Incorrect spine form. Incorrect spine form. The square spine is part The spine is over-formed and formed or not formed. the book is damaged. Is the spine form different at each end of the spine? ¦...
  • Page 67 Book Quality ¦ Adjust the NUMBER of forms setting. Increase the NUMBER of forms to ¦ create more spine form and decrease the NUMBER of forms to create ¦ less spine form. ¦ Does the problem persist? ¦ ¦ ¦ No further action is required.
  • Page 68 Book Quality Stitching problems - the book is not stitched [24] Pulling stitch-wire Stitch-wire cabinet Stitch-wire Accessory bag [25] Stitch-wire jam Middle wire-tube Large feed gear Stitch-wire jam Small feed gear Is the number of STITCHES set between 1 and 6? The BASIC Window ¦...
  • Page 69 Book Quality ¦ Load a new stitch-wire spool (see Install New Stitch Wire on page ¦ 123). Lift the Booklet maker Main Deck on page Open the PSQ main deck (see 49). Pull approximately 100 mm -150 mm of stitch-wire from the stitch wire spool. Does the wire move freely? ¦...
  • Page 70 Book Quality ¦ Are the covers of the books and the insides of the books made from the ¦ same paper weight and paper type? ¦ ¦ ¦ Accurately measure the different papers. Are ¦ ¦ the different types of paper exactly the same ¦...
  • Page 71 Book Quality ¦ Turn on the TRIM option. ¦ Is AUTO turned off in the TRIM window? ¦ Set TRIM to AUTO. ¦ Does the problem persist? ¦ ¦ ¦ No further action is required. ¦ ¦ If you need to use a custom ¦...
  • Page 72 Book Quality ¦ No further action is required. ¦ Call your service engineer. Trimming problem - the book is not trimmed square Clear paper from the trim stop on Open the trim stop guard and check for paper trimmings (see page 129).
  • Page 73 Book Quality ¦ Call your service engineer. ¦ No further action is needed. Dirty marks on book Are there dirty marks on the spine? Marks on the spine Clean the Former ¦ Clean the former roller (see Roller on page ¦...
  • Page 74 Book Quality Are there curved dirty marks on either the front or rear cover of the book? Curved marks on the book ¦ Clean the trimmings removal fingers (see Clean the Trimmings Removal Fingers on ¦ ¦ page 115). ¦ Print a sample to the printer stacker.
  • Page 75 Book Quality Is there damage to the spine at the stitch positions or is the cover falling off? ¦ Run a standard job using paper of 80 g/m² (20 lb bond). ¦ Does the problem persist? ¦ ¦ ¦ The problem is caused by the ¦...
  • Page 76: Error Messages

    Error Messages Error Messages Message list Information and error messages are shown in the message list. The error messages are shown in order of priority. Follow the action needed for the messages, starting with the message at the top of the list. To display the information about a message: •...
  • Page 77 Error Messages Problem Cause Solution Clear Paper Jams on BRIDGE MOTOR STALL Check for a paper jam in the connecting bridge. page 85 • Touch STOP to stop the Booklet maker. • Clear the paper jam. • Touch STOP to clear the message from the screen.
  • Page 78 Error Messages Problem Cause Solution ENDLAY - No comms Use the mains ON/OFF switch. Turn the machine OFF, then turn the machine ON. If the problem continues, then call your service engineer. ERROR IN TRIM AREA There is an error at the trim- mer.
  • Page 79 Error Messages Problem Cause Solution Fold blade axis moving The fold blade axis (book thickness adjustment) is mov- ing. This message clears when the adjustment is complete. If the message does not clear, touch ADVANCED > RE REF FOLD BLADE NOT PARKED Open the folder cover, remove the paper, close the folder cover.
  • Page 80 Error Messages Problem Cause Solution Jam at Book Stacker in- JAM AT STACKER INFEED There is a jam in the stacker feed on page 104 infeed. Remove the books from the stacker infeed. Press the reset button on the stack- Jam at Book Stacker out- JAM AT STACKER OUTFEED There is a jam in the stacker...
  • Page 81 Error Messages Problem Cause Solution Manually park the Shuttle MANUALLY PARK SHUTTLE The shuttle is not parked cor- rectly. Open the folder cover on page 102 and move the shuttle to the park position. Close the folder cover. The shuttle will reset. When the message list is clear, continue operation.
  • Page 82 Error Messages Problem Cause Solution SET IN GATHERING AREA There is a set or partial set in the gathering area. Open the gathering area and remove the sheets. If the print job has been can- celed, open the gathering area and remove the sheets.
  • Page 83 Error Messages Problem Cause Solution Stitch axis moving The stitch axis is moving. This message clears when the ad- justment is complete. If the message does not clear, touch ADVANCED > RE REF. Stitch length will change soon The stitch length cannot adjust at the moment.
  • Page 84 Error Messages Problem Cause Solution TOUCH PAD ERROR There is a fault with the START and STOP touch pads. If the problem continues, then call your service engineer. Touch START to clear ma- There may be some paper in chine the machine.
  • Page 85: Clear Paper Jams

    Clear Paper Jams Clear Paper Jams Introduction [29] Paper Jam Locations Connecting Bridge Gathering Area Stitch Area Fold and Forming Areas Trim Area Jam in the Bridge Infeed Illustration [30] Paper Jam Location - Bridge Infeed Bridge Infeed Cover Procedure Open the connecting bridge cover.
  • Page 86 Jam in the Bridge Infeed Open the bridge infeed cover. Remove the jammed paper. Close the bridge infeed cover. Close the connecting bridge cover. Chapter 6 - Error Conditions, Problems and Solutions...
  • Page 87: Jam In The Connecting Bridge

    Jam in the Connecting Bridge Jam in the Connecting Bridge Procedure Open the connecting bridge cover. Remove the jammed paper. Close the connecting bridge cover. Chapter 6 - Error Conditions, Problems and Solutions...
  • Page 88: Jam In The Gathering Area

    Jam in the Gathering Area Jam in the Gathering Area Illustration [31] Gathering Area Belt Positions Procedure Open the connecting bridge cover. Lift the gathering area cover. Remove the jammed paper. Check the belts are in the correct position. Adjust the position of the belts if necessary (see illustration 'Gathering Area Belt Positions').
  • Page 89: Jam In The Stitch Area

    Jam in the Stitch Area Jam in the Stitch Area Step Action Information Open the Folder Cover on page 45 Open the folder cover. Lift and Lower the Clincher Frame Lift the clincher frame. on page Remove the jammed paper. Check for broken or damaged stitch- es in the clincher area.
  • Page 90: Jam In The Folder Or Former Area

    Jam in the Folder or Former Area Jam in the Folder or Former Area Procedure Open the folder cover. Jam in the Trim Area on page 93 Remove the jammed paper. See if you cannot see the paper in the former area. Close the folder cover.
  • Page 91: Jam Before The Trimmer

    Jam before the Trimmer Jam before the Trimmer The error message JAM BEFORE TRIMMER is displayed. This error can be 1. a book jammed before the trimmer. 2. a piece of paper trimming covered the jam sensor. Illustration [32] Trimmer Infeed Conveyor viewed from above. Trimmer Infeed Conveyor Former clamp mechanism [33] Access to the Trimmer Infeed Conveyor...
  • Page 92 Jam before the Trimmer Step Action Information Loosen the trimmer infeed convey- The procedure can be seen from the top of the machine. Access to the parts is through the for- mer-clamp mechanism. Hold the shaft and push to the right, against spring pressure to disengage the shaft from the drive pin.
  • Page 93: Jam In The Trim Area

    Jam in the Trim Area Jam in the Trim Area Illustration [34] Trim Stop Guard Orange Plastic Hand Screw Locking Plate Trim Stop Guard [35] Location of the sensor Check under here for paper trimmings Step Action Information Remove the trim bin. Open the trim stop guard.
  • Page 94 Jam in the Trim Area Step Action Information Check the trim stop and remove any In particular, check around the sensor. pieces of trimmed paper. The sensor is where you can see a red and a green light (see illustration 'Loca- tion of the sensor').
  • Page 95: Clear A Stitch-Wire Jam

    Clear a Stitch-wire Jam Clear a Stitch-wire Jam Introduction Before you begin: Lift the Booklet maker main deck. See Lift the Booklet maker Main Deck on page 49 [36] Stitch Head. Top location of Middle Wire Tube Middle Wire Tube Metal Spring Clip Feed Gears Step...
  • Page 96 Clear a Stitch-wire Jam Step Action Information Cut the stitch wire at position 'B' between the feed gears and the middle wire tube. Detail B: Cut stitch wire here. Pull the stitch wire from the stitch wire guide block. Pull stitch wire in direction of arrow Remove the middle wire tube.
  • Page 97: Clear A Stitch Head Jam

    Clear a Stitch Head Jam Clear a Stitch Head Jam Introduction The error message JAM IN STITCH HEAD is displayed. This may be caused by • the SET THICKNESS setting is incorrect • the stitch head is jammed by broken wire •...
  • Page 98: Procedure 2

    Procedure 2 Procedure 2 [37] Remove the stitch head wire holder Stitch head Wire holder Wire holder retaining spring IMPORTANT Do not apply force to the wire guide bars or the pivot block when you do this procedure. Force on these parts will damage the stitch head. [38] Inspect for stitch wire Inspect this area for pieces of stitch wire Wire guide bars...
  • Page 99 Procedure 2 • Flat blade screwdriver. Step Action Information Lift the Booklet maker main deck. Lift the Booklet maker Main Deck on page 49 Remove the wire-holder from the • Move the wire-holder retaining spring to stitch head. the right. •...
  • Page 100: Calibrate The Touch Screen

    Calibrate the Touch Screen Calibrate the Touch Screen When to do Calibrate the touch screen if the buttons do not operate or the buttons do not operate correctly. IMPORTANT Use a pencil, the blunt end of a pen or a palm top wand for this procedure. Do not use a sharp object.
  • Page 101: Change The Fuses Of The Booklet Maker

    Change the fuses of the Booklet Maker Change the fuses of the Booklet Maker Introduction The Rear Panel of the The Booklet Maker has 2 fuses located at the mains power input (see Booklet maker on page 14). If either fuse is blown, the Booklet maker will not operate. Required tools Fuse description: 7A, HRC Quick Acting, F IMPORTANT...
  • Page 102: Manually Park The Shuttle

    Manually park the Shuttle Manually park the Shuttle When to do The error messages ‘MANUALLY PARK SHUTTLE’ and ‘SHUTTLE NOT PARKED’ are displayed. Illustration [39] Shuttle Assembly Position - CORRECT [40] Pick-up fingers Pick-up fingers Step Open and Close the Folder Cover on Open the folder cover.
  • Page 103 Manually park the Shuttle Result The error message ‘MANUALLY PARK SHUTTLE’ is cleared from the screen. The shuttle axis re- references and the message Shuttle axis moving is displayed. When the message list is clear, you can continue operation Chapter 6 - Error Conditions, Problems and Solutions...
  • Page 104: Clear Paper Jams Of The Optional Book Stacker

    Clear Paper Jams of the optional Book Stacker Clear Paper Jams of the optional Book Stacker Jam at Book Stacker infeed When to do The error message JAM AT STACKER INFEED is displayed. This means a book covers the sensor at the Book Stacker infeed.
  • Page 105: Jam At Book Stacker Outfeed

    Jam at Book Stacker outfeed Jam at Book Stacker outfeed Illustration [42] Book Stacker outfeed - 1 [43] Book Stacker outfeed - 2 Book Stacker outfeed Book Stacker reset button Pusher Book Stacker outfeed is visible. The pusher is in forward position. The Book Stacker outfeed is not visible. The error message JAM AT STACKER OUTFEED is displayed.
  • Page 106 Jam at Book Stacker outfeed Step Action Information Press the reset button on the Book Stacker. If the pusher is in the forward position so that the Book Stacker outfeed is not visible: Step Action Information Use your hand to move the pusher to the left, against the spring pres- sure.
  • Page 107: Change The Fuses Of The Optional Book Stacker

    Change the fuses of the optional Book Stacker Change the fuses of the optional Book Stacker Introduction The mains input panel of the The Book Stacker has 2 fuses at the power input connector (see optional Book Stacker on page 15).
  • Page 108 Change the fuses of the optional Book Stacker Chapter 6 - Error Conditions, Problems and Solutions...
  • Page 109: Chapter 7 Maintenance

    Chapter 7 Maintenance...
  • Page 110: About Maintenance

    About Maintenance About Maintenance Service Interval • The Booklet maker needs service every six months. • After every one million stitches, the stitch head needs service. This interval is every third spool of stitch-wire. Only a service engineer can service the Booklet maker. Contact your supplier for further information.
  • Page 111: Booklet Maker Cleaning

    Booklet maker cleaning Booklet maker cleaning Introduction Clean the Booklet maker every week to remove surface dust. IMPORTANT Only clean the machine with materials that are recommended in this manual. Do not use other chemicals or abrasive material. Outside of the Booklet maker Use a moist cloth to clean the outside of the Booklet maker.
  • Page 112: Clean The Former Roller

    Clean the Former Roller Clean the Former Roller Introduction Clean the former roller: • Every month, as part of the operator maintenance plan. • If the spines of the books are dirty. Ink and toner can collect on the former roller. [44] Dirty marks on the spine Required tools Clean, plain paper that is not printed.
  • Page 113: Clean The Polyurethane Strips In The Form Clamp

    Clean the Polyurethane Strips in the Form Clamp Clean the Polyurethane Strips in the Form Clamp Introduction Clean the polyurethane strips in the form clamp: • Every month, as part of the operator maintenance plan. • If there are dirty marks near the spine on the front and back cover of the book. Ink and toner can collect on these parts, especially when you make thin books.
  • Page 114 Clean the Polyurethane Strips in the Form Clamp Step Action Information Use an alcohol wipe, or apply a small Wear protective gloves when you use the amount of alcohol to a lint free cloth. alcohol wipe. Reach into the form clamp and clean There is a polyurethane strip on the face each of the polyurethane strips.
  • Page 115: Clean The Trimmings Removal Fingers

    Clean the Trimmings Removal Fingers Clean the Trimmings Removal Fingers Introduction Clean the trimming removal fingers: • Every month, as part of the operator maintenance plan. • If there are small, dirty marks on the book. Ink and toner can collect on the trimmings removal fingers and cause marks on the book.
  • Page 116 Clean the Trimmings Removal Fingers [49] Trimmer infeed conveyor viewed from above 2 Trimmer infeed conveyor Trimmings removal fingers Former clamp mechanism Step Action Information Lift the Booklet maker Main Deck on Lift the Booklet maker main deck. page Remove the trim bin. Clean the four visible trimmings-re- The procedure can be seen from the top moval fingers with an alcohol wipe.
  • Page 117: Clean Excess Grease From The Stitch Head

    Clean excess grease from the Stitch Head Clean excess grease from the Stitch Head Introduction Clean excess grease from the stitch head: • Every month, as part of the operator maintenance plan. • If there are grease marks around the stitches on the book. [50] Grease marks around the stitches Required tools Lint free cloth...
  • Page 118: Lubricate The Stitch Head

    Lubricate the Stitch Head Lubricate the Stitch Head Introduction Lubricate the stitch head: • Every month, as part of the operator maintenance plan. • When a new stitch-wire is installed if this interval is shorter. Required tools Klüber Isoflex NBU15 Grease, 50g Air duster IMPORTANT Only use the grease shown in this manual.
  • Page 119 Lubricate the Stitch Head Step Action Information Lift the Booklet maker Main Deck Lift the Booklet maker main deck on page 49 You will see that the stitch head is in the 'STITCHER UP' position. Use the supplied air duster to re- move dust from the stitch head.
  • Page 120: Apply Grease To The Driver Bar

    Apply Grease to the Driver Bar Apply Grease to the Driver Bar Step Action Information Apply a thin line of grease from the tube (20 mm long and maximum 0.5 mm thick) to the visible surface of the driver bar. 1.2"...
  • Page 121: Lubricate The Wire-Feed Cam

    Lubricate the wire-feed cam Lubricate the wire-feed cam Illustration [56] Lubricate the wire-feed cam Nozzle of the tube of grease Wire-feed cam Feed lever Step Action Information Apply 10 mm of grease from the See the 'Lubricate the wire-feed cam' tube between the bearing surface of illustration above.
  • Page 122: Reset The Operator Maintenance Counter

    Reset the Operator Maintenance Counter Reset the Operator Maintenance Counter Procedure Touch MENU. Touch and hold RESET. A red line appears. The red line fills from left to right. Hold RESET until the red line reaches the right-hand side. Touch MENU. Chapter 7 - Maintenance...
  • Page 123: Install New Stitch Wire

    Install New Stitch Wire Install New Stitch Wire Introduction Only use stitch-wire that is approved by your supplier. Stitch-wire that is not approved by your supplier can cause poor performance and voids the warranty. Stitch-wire Description: Stitcher wire S33. Before you begin Lift the Booklet maker main deck.
  • Page 124 Remove the Stitch-wire from the Stitch Head Step Action Information Fit a New Stitch-wire Spool on page 125 Fit a new stitch-wire spool. Chapter 7 - Maintenance...
  • Page 125: Fit A New Stitch-Wire Spool

    Fit a New Stitch-wire Spool Fit a New Stitch-wire Spool Step Action Information Open the stitch-wire cabinet Remove the stitch-wire cap and fin- ished stitch-wire spool. Fit a new stitch-wire spool. Fit the stitch-wire cap Loosen the end of the stitch-wire from the edge of the stitch-wire spool.
  • Page 126: Install The Stitch Wire Into The Stitch Head

    Install the Stitch Wire into the Stitch Head Install the Stitch Wire into the Stitch Head Step Action Information Pull the stitch-wire from the end of the stitch-wire guide. Make sure the stitch-wire runs be- hind the gas-strut. Feed the end of the stitch-wire be- tween the felt wire-cleaning pads.
  • Page 127: Close The Booklet Maker

    Close the Booklet maker Close the Booklet maker Step Action Information Close the stitch-wire cabinet. Lower the Clincher Frame on page Lower the Booklet maker main deck. Lower the clincher frame. Close the folder cover. Close the connecting bridge cover. Chapter 7 - Maintenance...
  • Page 128: Feed The Stitch-Wire

    Feed the Stitch-wire Feed the Stitch-wire Step Action Information Touch START . Touch BASIC > STITCHES. Set the number of stitches to 6. Hand-feed or print an A4 or larger Enter the correct settings on the touch size test job. screen according to the size and thickness of the job.
  • Page 129: Clear Paper From The Trim Stop

    Clear paper from the trim stop Clear paper from the trim stop Introduction Clear paper from the trim stop if the books are not trimmed square. If paper trimmings collect on the trim stop, the books are not trimmed square. Illustration [58] Trim Stop Guard Orange Plastic Hand Screw...
  • Page 130 Clear paper from the trim stop Step Action Information Open the trim stop guard. Loosen the 2 orange plastic hand screws to release the locking plates. The locking plates can rotate to re- lease the trim stop guard. Pull the trim stop guard towards you. Check the trim stop and remove any pieces of trimmed paper.
  • Page 131: Appendix A Specifications

    Appendix A Specifications...
  • Page 132: Specifications

    Specifications Specifications Operating Conditions 10-35 °C 35-85% relative humidity Up to 2,000 m above mean sea level Production Cycle time: Printer dependent Interset gap: 1 second (if printer has DFD2, then 1 or 2 seconds, depending on job settings) Minimum set time: 4.2 seconds (if printer has DFD2, then 4.5 or 7.8 seconds, depending on job settings) Maximum set time: 12.5 seconds Stock Sizes...
  • Page 133 Specifications Trimming Maximum fore-edge trim: 28 mm Minimum trimmed book size: 80 mm min. 80mm max. 28mm Stacker Capacity Standard Stacker: 35 books* Book Stacker (optional): 930 mm Paper Input Requirements Input sheets must be of consistent size and cut square. Machine setting must match paper size at the input to the Océ...
  • Page 134 Specifications Appendix A - Specifications...
  • Page 135: Declaration Of Conformity

    Appendix B Declaration of Conformity...
  • Page 136: Declaration Of Conformity

    Declaration of Conformity Declaration of Conformity According to ISO/IEC 17050-1 Name of Manufacturer: Watkiss Automation Limited Address of Manufacturer: Watkiss House Blaydon Road Sandy, Bedfordshire SG19 1RZ United Kingdom Declares that the product: Name of Product: • Océ BLM550 Serial Number: WA/PSQ/---/0800 onwards •...
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