PUR Case Perfect Binding

PUR binding

Closeup of a large coffee table book produced using our PUR Case Perfect Binding Method.

PUR Case Perfect Binding ( or PUR adhesive Case bound) is now in wide use for commercial applications with printers and book publishers. PUR adhesive is the most aggressive adhesive for book binding on the market and works well on all types of paper, even aqueous coated stocks or books printed with heavy ink coverage or uncoated papers. This is of enormous benefit to projects requiring short run digitally printed books on highly coated or varnished interior pages – even synthetic materials. Houchen Bindery, Ltd. was the first company in Nebraska (2011) to invest in this technology and now has 2 machine lines offering this capability.

PUR Case Perfect Binding Specifications

Minimum size book block 4 x 5″
maximum size 12 .5 x 12.5″
Thickness – Min: 0.015″, Max: 2.5″

Cover weights:  Normal Paper: 50 lb text (81 gsm) up to 12 point (302 gsm)

Coated Paper:  70 lb text (104 gsm) up to  14 pt. (348 gsm)

How to deliver to bindery:
1-up books with 1/8″ extra on all 4 sides. Always use a brightly colored slip sheet divider between each set of books. We can accept loose, collated single sheets (from a digital press) or collated, folded signatures (from an offset press)

collated loose sheets with a slip sheet divider between each set

Collated loose sheets with a slip sheet divider between each set

Collated signatures with a slip sheet divider between each set of books

Collated signatures with a slip sheet divider between each set of books

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Have questions about a project?
Contact:
Martin Pugh at Houchen Bindery Ltd
1-800-869-0420
mpugh@houchenbindery.com

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