Also known as a case binding. These are bound with a professional quality library buckram. The binding itself is bound to the highest standard, and glued for maximum durability. With thick 3mm boards offering a rigid finish, and solid feel, combined with the spine curvature for ease of opening. This binding is most commonly used for final thesis submission, and for personal copies.
Hard binding is a good quality rigid binding usually required for the final submission of your thesis. Pages are securely bound in for durability and have a rigid cover. They are covered in a library magesta book cloth which comes in a range of colours suits any university specification. Our hard bindings are also lettered on the spine and/or the front cover in gold or silver foil.
Soft binding is glue binding generally required for the first submission of your thesis. Soft bindings are cut flush all round and have enough rigidity to stand on a book shelf. Pages are secured with thermal glue for flexibility and strength and then covered in a library Buckram book cloth which comes in a range of colours to suit any university requirement. Our soft binding includes gold or silver lettering to the spine.
Acetate binding comes with a clear plastic front cover and a card back cover as standard, this binding is also available on-demand while you wait.Aceate binding is a very tidy and secure binding which ensures pages cannot be easily removed. It uses a 12 pin system that fits through punched holes and is clamped together and secured in place. We can bind up to 3 inches (approx 500 – 600 sheets) in a single book. Some universities have started to use this binding system, Kings College midwifery and nursing courses are among those that do.
Wire binding comes with a clear plastic front cover and a card back cover as standard; this binding is also available on-demand while you wait.Wire binding is one of the most popular commercial book binding methods used, and is known by a number of different names including , wire and spiral binding.Documents that are bound with wire binding will open completely flat on a desk, and allow for 360 degree rotation of bound pages.
All text on soft, hard, and loose leaf bindings is stamped using industry standard hot-foil setting machines. We offer a variety of foils including gold, silver and rose gold for an elegant finish to your cover.