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Perfect bound book printing

Perfect Bound Book Printing

The majority of books found in the book stores are usually perfect bound book printing. Reasons being a perfect bound book takes up less space on a shelf. Perfect bound book printing makes for a clean and professional presentation with the pages sitting neatly and evenly. Also, this binding method is less expensive compared to hardcover book binding.

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Softcover book printing is commonly used for novels, magazines (64+ pages depending on the paper weight) high volume catalog printing, educational books, cook books…If the page count is lower typically will bind as saddle stitch.

The process for perfect binding usually consists of various sections with a cover made from heavier paper, glued together at the spine with strong glue. The sections are milled in the back and notches are applied into the spine allowing the glue to penetrate in the spine of the book.

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Softcover book printing requires minimums to assure discounted pricing. An example of quantities that entices a buyer to move their local project offshore are the larger formatted sized catalog printing: : 11″ w x 14″h- 48 pages, 4 color throughout starting quantities to see economical value is at a 5,000 quantity.

PRC Book Printing will advise if your project is worth moving forward printing abroad. Getting a catalog printing cheap in China, there is still the timing which consists of a 10-12 week after proof approval. If timing is not crucial for receipt of the bulk catalog printing than printing out of the country is a definite possibility. Depending on the size, interior page count smaller quantities might change the evaluation choosing a catalog printing company.

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PRC Book Printing has partnered with a US catalog printing team, which offers excellent quality print and detailed services. Bulk catalog printing can be cost effective in the US due to the shipping costs producing abroad. Our US print team has efficient binding equipment with high speeds for high volume catalog printing. Four color softcover photo book printing locally provides quick turn-around time, which gives you longer design & sales time. Papers for large volume catalog printing may be limited to certain coatings and papers if produced on a web press, is the effective method to provide catalog printing cheap.

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When getting ready to request a perfect bound book printing quote, here are some options to think about before completing! What type of cover and interior paper stock, matte, glossy or uncoated? A softcover photo book printing you may want to choose a costed stock to make the photography pop! What thickness is need for the cover that will mesh well with the interior stock?

PRC will assist the choice of stocks if producing large volume catalog printing, this will determine which press for the choice of paper for print. What type of coating do you want to be applied to the cover? Glossy or Matte laminates, UV coating, Aqueous coating, varnish or without any type of coating.

Do you want to add flaps to the cover to add on the extensive information regarding your novel/book? Whatever book you’re trying to produce we can walk you through the steps and help you pick the right options for your project. Choosing the right catalog printing company our PRC Book Printing team provides exceptional customer service, a longevity relationship for your book printing needs along with excellent print quality and immense pricing!

Give us a call or submit a quote request NOW to learn more about our diverse options producing a perfect bound book! We will get back to you right away!

Perfect Bound Book Printing FAQ’s?

What is perfect bound book printing?

Perfect bound book printing is a binding method where the pages and cover are glued together at the spine with a strong, flexible thermal glue. This creates a sleek, professional look, commonly used for paperback books, catalogs, and magazines.

What are the benefits of perfect bound book printing?
Perfect bound books offer a polished, professional appearance, allowing for printing on the spine. They are durable, cost-effective for larger quantities, and ideal for a wide range of publications, from novels to corporate reports.
What sizes and formats are available for perfect bound books?
We offer various standard and custom sizes for perfect bound books. Common sizes include 5.5″ x 8.5″, 6″ x 9″, and 8.5″ x 11″. We can also accommodate different paper types, finishes, and cover options to meet your specific needs.
How many pages can a perfect bound book have?
Perfect bound books typically range from 28 pages to 2 inches thick, depending on the paper stock. This method is suitable for books with at least 40 pages, but it can accommodate much larger page counts as well.
Can I print in full color with perfect bound books?
Yes, you can print in full color or black and white for both the interior pages and the cover. Our advanced printing technology ensures high-quality, vibrant colors that make your content stand out.
What type of paper is used for perfect bound books?
We offer a variety of paper stocks for both the interior pages and the cover, including glossy, matte, and uncoated options. Our team can help you choose the best paper type for your project based on your aesthetic and functional requirements.
How long does it take to produce a perfect bound book?
Production times can vary depending on the size and complexity of your order. Typically, perfect bound book orders are completed within 2-5 weeks. We also offer rush services for tighter deadlines. Please contact us for a more accurate timeline based on your specific project.
Where is your printing facility located?
Our printing facility is located in Hatboro, PA. We are dedicated to providing expert printing services and excellent customer support. Feel free to visit us or contact us for any questions or to discuss your perfect bound book printing needs.

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