Binding refers to the binding process of printed paper. It is to connect a batch of scattered semi-finished sheets according to different specifications and requirements, and then select different binding methods for processing. Let a printed product that is easy to use, read and preserve. It is important to choose the correct binding style for your print project.
1. Saddle Stitching
Saddle stitching is one of the most common binding methods, it is fast, affordable, and easy to flip through. This binding is only possible if the number of pages is divisible by 4, and the practical limit is generally 48 pages.
Usually used in brochures, magazines, catalogs and . Unlike paperbacks, these books generally have fewer than 48 pages. If you have a limited budget and are in a hurry, this binding method will be a good choice, affordable and has a short turnaround time.
2. Paperback Binding
Due to its good flatness, most of the books currently use this binding method.
3. Sewn Perfect Binding
It is also called . This method is basically the same as paperback binding, but the pages are sewn together before placing in the soft cover.
This makes the reading experience more comfortable for readers as they can lay the book flat. It stays stable when opened on a table.
4. Hardcover Binding
is mainly made of various shapes on the cover of the book, the back of the book block, and the corners of the book. There are various processing methods and forms, such as book block processing with round back (with or without ridge), square back, square corners and rounded corners, etc.; cover processing is divided into whole face, joint face, rounded corner, hot foil , embossing patterns, etc.
Hardcover binding makes your book luxury, this binding is high-end and durable, keeping your books stable and pristine for years of use.
5. Wire-O binding
This binding uses coils to hold the pages together, while allowing them to turn 360° independently, they can also lay completely flat, the main advantage being easy flipping and better pages.
6. Spiral Binding
Spiral binding is a common semi-manual binding method, and its products can be completely spread out and laid flat. Likewise, spiral-bound books are easy to flip through and can be easily opened on any page.
With the rapid development of book printing, there are also a variety of binding methods, which is an important period for the development of book binding. to choose the right binding for your print project and make your books look perfect and professional.