While scratches and scuffs are more readily absorbed by matte lamination this finish can be more susceptible to stains and spills. You can now upload an additional file designed by you to print directly on the book underneath your books jacket.
Case laminate is just the cover printed so that it adheres to the hard-cover of the book.
What Is Case Laminate Hardcover. At this time only gloss or matte lamination is available for the Jacketed Case Laminate hardcover option. 614 x 921 234 x 156mm At the time of title setup when choosing your print format simply select the Jacketed Case Laminate option underneath the hardcover binding type. Three pieces of stiff board called binders board are covered with something like paper cloth cloth treated so that it can be printed like paper leather or anything else you can cover the boards with.
Perfect binding uses a soft cover usually made of heavy paper that wraps around the pages and is glued in place along the spine. Note that since I released my hardcover IngramSpark has also introduced a jacketed case laminate option. The laminated paper is pulled tight around a thick board and attached to the back of said board using an adhesive just as with standard case binds and the cloth or buckram finishes.
Wood products can expand with excessive humidity and shrink with not. The case is durable and the art wont get crumpledlost. However there is an actual film being applied with heat to your book cover.
Traditionally case laminate CL binding has been a trademark of academic bindings books that are subject to much use and are frequently discarded as new editions appear. In the end laminate is a personal preference – that can only really be evaluated with book in hand. Jacketed Case Laminate Were excited to offer more flexibility and creative freedom for jacketed hardcovers.
What is case laminate hardcover. 85 x 11 Case Laminate In closing Choosing an optimal trim size for your book is a critical decision youll need to make early on because your overall print cost will. Only if the book is incredibly literary would I consider a dust cover since thats what customers expect.
Cloth blue or grey is a fabric-bound cover with the title on the spine and optional dust jacket. Case binding is more expensive than perfect binding. In the last few years more and more books are showing up with CL bindings.
For additional information feel free to reference our FAQs. Heres how they do it in three steps. Case Laminate is cheaper and your book will stand out.
Case laminate shown in light blue and grey cloth hardcover with and without dust jacket Case laminate is a hard color-laminated cover glued to boards without a dust jacket. The blue and grey Digital Cloth hardcover options will have the textured lamination over the cover with or without a jacket. The layflat laminate is designed to help book covers lay flat and help the cover from curling after a book has been read.
The final choice well cover here is film lamination. You can learn more about this process on our Hardcover and Casebound Binding We recommend extending your artwork to the edge of the foldover area even though most of it. Whichever laminate you choose is the laminate that will be used for the book cover and the jacket.
Ordering proof copies of your book in different laminates can give you. This area is printed folded over and glued to the inside of the greyboard case to hold everything together. Case binding uses a heavy covered-board cover that is attached to the book with glued endpapers.
Please keep in mind that book covers are made from trees and are a wood product. Matte lamination can produce lower contrast on darker colors resulting in an overall softer look. Thats a case-laminate book with a jacket.
We believe this is the best option for your book and will give you the most durable product available. Since the jacketed case laminate wasnt an option for me I ended up going with digital cloth. In the same way as standard case binding the books are then bound and attached to the case with end sheets inside to hide where the cover wraps to.
Case laminate is the norm in non-fiction and pretty common in genre fiction. Gloss lamination is similar to UV coating and will give a very shiny finish to your books cover. We cant wait to see how youll.