What does saddle stitch binding mean?

What is best for saddle stitch binding?

We also recommend saddle stitch for publications with less than 92 pages. For page counts over 92 pages, we recommend perfect bound booklet printing. Saddle stitch booklets are great because they will lay flat and stay open when you are flipping through the pages, making it easier to read.

Why is it called saddle stitching?

Saddle Stitching may sound like an odd name for a book binding process that places wire staples through sheets of paper but in the printing industry stapling is commonly called Stitching. Also, the collated sheets are draped over a Saddle-like tool during the stapling/stitching process, hence the name Saddle Stitching.

What page count is best for perfect binding?

Perfect binding requires the book to be a minimum of . 125” thick otherwise the pages might not glue properly and could fall out. Therefore if a thicker paper is chosen, 44 or 40 pages might be possible, whereas if a thinner paper is desired, 52 or 56 pages might be needed to get up to the required thickness.

Can perfect binding lay flat?

Perfect Bound

Perfect binding is an adhesive based binding that does not involve any stitching. One of the most common binding method for paperbacks. Perfect bound books with glue binding do not have layflat capabilities.

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Why is perfect binding suitable for a textbook?

Books that have been perfectly bound are easy to stack and store, and because of how they are made, the title of the book or magazine can be printed along the spine. … Perfect binding is also ideal for short runs and on-demand printing, making it a great choice for businesses trying to keep their costs down.

How strong is perfect binding?

A perfect-binding line running at eight thousand copies per hour.

Should perfect bound books be divisible by 4?

It may be difficult to get text to perfectly line up if it is printed over the spine in other areas of the book. For staple bound booklets in general, the page count must be divisible by 4. This because each sheet of paper is printed double sided, and then folded in half to make 4 individual pages.