What's the difference between notebooks?
Convenient and compact notepads are used almost daily. Depending on the configuration, the notepad can act as a gift for an executive, a souvenir or advertising product, as well as become an extension of the corporate style of the company. In this article, let's take a closer look at what notepads are, their sizes, and ways of stapling.
Standard notebook sizes and formats
- A3 (42 x 29.7 cm) is more like a sketchbook, and is often used by artists for quick sketches.
- A4 (29.7 x 21 cm) - this format of notebooks and the significant size of the sheets allow you to make tables and fit a lot of information, so they are often ordered for administrators and office managers for stationary use.
- A5 (21 x 14.8 cm) is one of the most popular sizes, which not only allows for a large amount of information, but also fits easily into a bag.
- A6 (14.8 x 10.5 cm) - printing in this format is very compact and allows you to carry it everywhere.
- A7 (10.5 x 7.4 cm) - These notebooks are often used to record phone numbers or small notes.
What a notebook consists of?
- Cover, backing
- Inner Block
- Staple (jointing element)
Types of notebook mounts
- Staple binding. Notebooks that are no thicker than 64 pages can be stapled together with two staples, and in some cases the number of staples may vary.
- Binding with a spring. Plastic or metal springs can be used for binding.
- Adhesive Bonding Method (ABC). Binding block with the cover of the notebook is done with hot melt or PUR-glue. The main difference between this method of attachment to each other in durability.
- Binding on rings
- Binding on bolts
Ways to print notepads
- Digital printing of notepads. Used for small and medium runs of 1 or more pieces.
- Offset printing of notepads. Used for medium and large print runs. The optimal minimum circulation is 100 pcs.