Wire Bound Documents

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Wire binding is an excellent solution, especially when professional-looking documents are required at short notice. Every wire-bound document includes a transparent acetate cover and card at the back, and can be printed on a variety of matt and silk stocks.

PAPER STOCK

Inserts – choice of:
100gsm silk
160gsm silk
170gsm matt

Covers – choice of:
300gsm matt
350gsm silk

PRINTING PROCESSES

Digital

FINISHING

Wire-binding

ARtwork

Standard size:
A5 (210 x 148 mm)
A4 (210 x 297 mm)
A3 (297 x 420mm)

press-ready specifications

PRESS-READY PDF
  • Manually select 'Print' and choose the 'Press Quality' setting
  • Add crop marks (outer corner marks, not full colour bars) outset by 6 points, so they do not touch the cut size of the document
  • Include bleed
APPLICATIONS AND FONTS
  • Optimise your PDF for print (300 dpi images)
  • Embed your fonts or outline
  • Any ultra light, light or Thin fonts change to outline
  • Choose "Press Quality" when creating your PDF
COLOUR
  • Artwork should be CMYK or greyscale
  • Please be aware that screen colours (RGB) may appear duller or lacking in contrast when printed
SCANS AND IMAGES
  • Colour images should be CMYK colour mode
  • Scanned or bitmapped images should be 300 dpi
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
  • We accept files saved using one of the following software: Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint.
  • For the Adobe packages please save all files with the outlined fonts.
  • Files created in one of the Microsoft packages usually get better results if they’re saved as pdfs.
  • To help as many people as possible, The London Printers accepts a range of different formats. These are: JPEG, PNG, PDF.
  • For the photography artwork we would recommend high resolution JPEGs (preferably un-compressed).
  • For Graphics or Text files please save it as print-ready, vector based PDF.
  • For a mix of graphics and photography artwork the best solution would be print-ready PDFs.
BLEED REQUIREMENT
  • The usual bleed requirement is 2mm all round
QUANTITY A4 COLOUR
A3 COLOUR
1 - 100 £0.40 / page + VAT £0.60 / page + VAT
101 - 300 £0.37 / page + VAT £0.55 / page + VAT
301 - 500 £0.34 / page + VAT £0.52 / page + VAT
Wire Binding £4.50 / book + VAT £7.00 / book + VAT

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