Binding & finishing

Binding

Thermal tape

Quick binding with a thermoglued tape.
Possibility to add a cardboard in the back and a transparency in front.

Tape color: black, white and a large choice of color.
Max. thickness: up to 3 cm, i.e. 600 pages printed both side.
Max. paper size: A4 portrait or A3 landscape.

Metallic wire

Quick binding.
Possibility to add a cardboard in the back and a transparency in front.

Wire color: black, white or metallic.
Max. thickness:  up to 1.2 cm, i.e. 240 pages printed both sides.
Max. paper size: A4 portrait or A3 landscape.

Saddle stitch

Folded sheets are stapled together in the middle.
The document must be printed specifically (pages layouts).

Number of page: has to be a multiple of 4, up to 40 pages maximum.
Max. paper size: A4 portrait.

Perfect binding

The body of the book is binded with a single cover sheet.
Possibility to write the title on the spine of the book, if it’s thickness is adequate.

Lead time of 2 to 3 days
Max. thickness: up to 5 cm, i.e. 1000 pages printed both sides.
Max. paper size : 360 x 380 mm.

Finishing

Staples

One or two staples on the side.
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Hole punched paper

two or four holes.
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Folding

For low-weight paper (max. 150 g/m2).

Types: half fold, Z fold (accordian), tri fold (roll).
Max. paper size: A4 portrait ou A3 paysage.

Grooving

Used to mark paper before folding.
Required for high-weight paper (from 150 g/m2).
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Perforation

Used to define a detechable section (ex: tear-off voucher).
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Laminating

Used to waterproof and rigidify a document.
Type: glossy or mat, available in A4 and A3 format.
glossy or mat, with one adhesive side, available in A4 format.
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Guillotine cutting

Cut to the final format to finish a document.