In the perfect binding process, the cover and pages of the book are glued together at the spine and then the edges are “perfectly” trimmed to give your book its sharp, even edges.
Case bound also calls hardcover is ideal for special editions,biography, family books and yearbooks,it is library quality and archival safe and can keep for long term preservation.
This is perfect for most any type of notebook, journal, comic book, manual,diary, presentation, report and booklet. Wire bound books and documents have the benefit of opening flat or turn close to 360 degrees.
A limp sewn book combines a section sewn book block with a soft cover to combine the strength of best quality binding with the economical finish of a softcover.
Board book is very popular and suitable for children or kids, it is normally use 2 of card papers（around 250-350gsm） to mount it together, so the pages are much thicker than other books.
Also known as spiral binding or coil binding, plasticoil comes in a variety of colors and allows a document to open flat similar to wire bound.
Perfect bound books are lightweight, flexible, and sleek. Often referred to as paperback books, they are usually very durable, stack well, and can be printed in short runs. They are more affordable than hardcover or “case bound” books, and are the most economical option for Print On Demand.
The section sewn binding is the highest quality binding style because the pages are physically thread sewn together, then reinforced with a fabric backing and adhesive to be cased in with a strong paper board. The covers materials can be papers, fabrics and leathers.
This binding is achieved by hole punching text blocks along the spine, feeding selected wire through the holes and then machine pressed to form the binding.
Sections are firstly pre-collated and are then sewn together. This sewn book block is then glued to the cover. This bindings style is much stronger than perfect bound. It is often used for several hundreds pages and thick paper stock.
This is a finishing technique used to imprint impressed images onto the cover in a raised design. This could be used for a graphic image or text. The embossed area can be printed or foil stamped or be left un-printed.
Foil stamping is a specialty printing process that uses heat, pressure, metal dies and foil film. The foiling can be done for text or images. Case bound also calls hardcover is ideal for special editions,biography, family books and yearbooks, it is library quality and archival safe and can keep for long term preservation.
Head and tail bands are coloured cloth found on the top and bottom of a case bound book where the pages meet the spine and have been around at least since the fifteenth century.
Originally they were used to reinforce the binding; these days they are used decoratively to coordinate with the books' cover or spine or end papers.
Exposed spine is the spine has no cover, just display how the spine binding. People can see the quality of the binding clearly. It can be used for art books or fashion magazine.
This is to punch hole on the cover to make the cover looks more attracting and mysterious.
Similar to embossing, this finishing technique is used to imprint impressed images or text onto the cover, but in a depressed design so the image of text appears sunken. The debossed area can be printed or foil stamped or be left un-printed.
Lamination is a process whereby a thin sheet of film is adhered to the printed piece of paper/ board using heat and pressure. There are matt or gloss celloglazing and the process adds depth to colour as well as protecting the printed area it covers.
Spot UV involves clear UV ink on select text or images to help it stand out.
These are cloth ribbons acting as bookmarks and are sewn into a hardcover book. The colour of Ribbon markers are usually coordinated with the colour of head and tail bands to achieve a harmonious look.Also known as spiral binding or coil binding, plasticoil comes in a variety of colors and allows a document to open flat similar to wire bound.
To make the book looks more appealing and luxury. We can add a layer of foil on the edge of the book to well fit the cover. This is a specialty printing process that use heat. pressure, metal dies and foils.
This is to engraver some nice images or designs onto the hardcover, which make the cover to be more stereo perception. It can be used for some art books.