What is Perfect Binding?

Perfect binding is a popular binding method frequently used for paperback/softcover books, magazines, and catalogues. It is favoured for its cost-effectiveness and clean, professional appearance. Perfect-bound books use melted EVA or PUR glue (PUR Binding) to bind the book blocks with the covers. Let’s talk about the perfect binding process and the kinds of applications…
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A Guide to Different Types of Book Binding

Various types of book binding techniques are available, each with unique features and advantages. In this article, we will explore the different types of book binding and help you choose the right one for your project. Book binding is a centuries-old craft that has evolved to encompass various styles and methods. One of the most…
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What kind of binding do magazines use?

Some people decide on the magazine binding method the easy way – by the page count. The rule of thumb is that saddle stitching is used for magazines with under 48 pages, while perfect binding is used for magazines with over 96 pages. However, there’s much more to magazine binding than following this simplistic rule.…
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What is the minimum page count for binding?

Perfect binding is a popular type of book binding you see on soft cover books such as paperback books and magazines. The internal pages are printed on both sides of text weight paper, then gathered together (collated) into a book, one on top of the other, in numbered page order. The cardstock cover of the…
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What is the difference between saddle stitch and perfect binding?

When to Use Saddle-Stitch Binding With saddle stitching, multiple pages are bound together along the fold with 2 or 3 staples. The fold on a saddle-stitch publication is also known as the “spine”. Saddle stitching is used to bind booklets that are 8 pages or larger. For saddle stitching to work, the booklet needs to…
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What is saddle stitch binding?

Saddle stitch binding is one of the most popular book binding methods available today. In saddle stitching, folded sheets of paper are nested one within another and attached by staples through the fold. These stacks are placed over a holding apparatus, with each side hanging over like legs on a saddle. Then, long wire staples…
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