There are many style of book binding which depends on the needs and the purpose of use. The artwork design of book for binding must consider the layout of the pages, margins and binding margins. So the artwork file must consistent with the binding style.
There are 6 types of book binding:
- Padding Binding suitable for printing type, tear book, bill, paper, or note paper that can be torn into sheets The binding of this head glue can be done from 50 sheets or more. Popular paper is used to glue the head glue, ie pound paper.
- Perfect Binding very popular used in publication that require binding. Such as magazines, catalogs, photobooks, textbooks, annual reports and journals. The number of pages suitable for glue is 30 -150 pages or the thickness of the ridge starts from 5 cm. Thickness of paper that recommend is 70 – 160 grams.
- Case Binding (Smyth Sewing Binding) is binding that must be arranged in a roofing pattern, divided into small volumes and stitched with thread first Then bring the glue again This type of binding makes the work that is strong, firm, and not easily broken. Commonly used in printing jobs that require binding to magazines, catalogs, photobooks and textbooks. The number of pages suitable for gluing is 150 pages onwards. Or the thickness of the ridge, starting from 5 cm. The thickness of the popular paper is used to bind the glue from 70 – 160 grams.
- Saddle Stitching Binding is popular to booklet with a small number of pages in this type of binding, it must be divisible by 4, ie starting with the number of pages. 8,12,16,20,24,28 pages. The thickness of the popular paper is used to bind the roof from 70 – 260 grams, commonly used in printing applications that require binding, food menu, catalog, school book, notebook and journal
Screw Post Binding is the binding that use screw 2 to 4 pieces which adjust as appropriate for the binding. Screw post binding is popularly used in printing jobs that require binding to food/drink menu and catalog products. The number of pages suitable for screw post binding is 20 pages or more. The thickness of popular paper is used to bind pins from 160 to 350 grams. The binding of this pin must be spaced for use in pins about 2 cm.
Wire-O Binding is a binding by punching holes in the work in the same row For use in looping, with a similar edge to the binding, which is commonly used in printing jobs that require binding, notebooks, planner notebooks, food menus and catalogs The number of pages that are suitable for looping is 8 pages onwards. The thickness of the popular paper comes into the loop from 160 to 350 grams.