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[′kä‚lāt]
(computer science)
To combine two or more similarly ordered sets of values into one set that may or may not have the same order as the original sets.
(graphic arts)
To assemble in proper sequence all the sheets, signatures, or insertions for a printed piece.
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Another benefit of the collator, she says, is that you have a plastic-wrapped preprint package that can palletize well, can be transported well, then be inserted into a Sunday newspaper very neatly.
On our collators and special transport systems there's a lot of label application, so the converter wants to put glue down for those labels.
According to Hamilton the main products on the site for commercial printing include bookletmakers, printing presses, paper perforators, bindery equipment, numbering units, collators, stitchers, staplers, rollers, glue systems, paper folders, cutters and shredders.
The Rotatek range consists of different width narrow web rotary presses, with wet offset, dry offset or flexographic units, and complementary equipment such as label slitter rewinders or roll collators, for different markets, from commercial quality printing, direct mail, security printing, to the printing of packaging, films or self-adhesive labels.
Papers expect to spend in excess of 50% more than last year on both new and used inserters and collators.
Adding square-back books to its range of services, commercial design and printing expert Veldonn Printers has invested in a Horizon SPF-200L with two Vac 1000 Collators and Spine Master square-back option.
According to Santos, ForeignTRADEX also publishes a second directory of printing equipment featuring suppliers of new and used printing presses, paper joggers, collators, automatic folders, envelope sealing machines, automated paper cutters as well as related supplies http://www.
The Ariana range will be marketed by Jenton retaining the Ariana brand and includes food industry automation equipment such as convergers, collators, divergers, meat portioners, pad placers, seal testers and tray de-nesters.
will exhibit high speed electronic variable data printing systems, which integrate into industrial presses, collators, transports to print sequential bar codes and numbers, jumbo numbers highly variable text, and graphics with highlight color.