Journal Printing Services --
(1) A4 210 x 297mm, portrait format.
(2) Saddle stitching, softcover.
(3) 250gsm glossy C2S as 4pp cover with 4c/4c printing plus UV coating outside.
(4) 80gsm matte art paper as text 96pp with 4c/4c printing.
Technical Specifications for Saddle Stitching journal Printing Jobs --
There are several technical specifications for journal printing jobs bound by saddle stitching. It is good for you to know this before starting with your journal printing jobs.
No matter which pages there are for each form, excluding the cover, max forms for each book should be six according to popular saddle stitching binding lines.
At the same time, max size each book is 370 x 260mm, but it can not be less than 148 x 95mm. It is easy for you to understand that minimum pages per saddle stitching book is 8.
As we indicated before, regularly max thickness for saddle stitching jobs should be 3mm, if it is thicker than 3mm, two edges in spine will be broken during being cut on three-knife cutter machine.
For example, if we design a journal with the cover 250gsm C2S, and the text pages should be 128gsm, according to less 3mm requirements, max total text pages should be 48pages.
Also If the text pages should be 157gsm, then max total text pages should be 36pages.
When the journal is designed self-cover, the stock is popularly light as 80gsm, 90gsm or 105gsm. There are matte and glossy two coating finishing, and the coat can be light or regular.