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Re: Binding heavy paper (Freya N. Anderson) Stephen Clark 15 Jan 1999 18:46 UTC

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Date: Fri, 15 Jan 1999 11:41:11 -0500
From: "Freya N. Anderson" <fnanders@MAILBOX.SYR.EDU>
Subject: Re: Binding heavy paper (Angie Piercy)

> I would like to know what experiences Bindery Prep people have had with
> slick or heavy, clay-coated type paper when they want a book rebound.  We
> see this type of paper in art/photography books most frequently.
>         Our binder has more difficulty with this type of paper than any other, as
> the Double-fan adhesive binding does not seem to hold.  Is this consistent
> with other binders?  Is it possible that a different glue would help?  Our
> binder is beginning to revert to oversewing on these problem books, which,
> of course, creates a whole new set of problems. Anyone else experiencing
> the same problems?  Anyone who isn't having trouble willing to share Binder
> information?
>         Thanks!
>         Angie Piercy
>         Library Associate - Acquisitions
>         Southwest Missouri State University

I have found that these items really need to be oversewn.  Generally, art
books have enough of a margin that this is not a problem.

Freya Anderson
former bindery clerk and
current MLS student