Production Processes

Sandersons are high quality bookbinders experienced in all types of book assembly.

This list identifies the principle individual productive processes which can be undertaken.

ActivitySimple Description
CuttingSizing paper and finished books
FoldingFolding paper of all sizes up to A2, including multiple folds
CollatingAssembling pages in order
PerforatingCreating small holes to allow later page removal
ScoringPartially cutting paper or board to allow easier folding
SewingInsertion of thread to hold pages together
EyelettingInsertion of a small metal circle
Drilling & PunchingSquare or round holes
NumberingApplication of continuous numbering, up to thirty two per page
GlueingApplication of adhesive to a sewn book to hold firm before trimming
StrippingEdge strip covering wire for stapled booklets
CorneringMaking a rounded corner - instead of square
WiringApplication of a staple or "wire" to hold pages together.
Wiro bindingInsertion of spiral wire to hold pages together, of any type to any side up to A2
BlockingGold Leaf application
Shrink WrappingOf the finished product
CoveringHand made production of the hardback covers
Case BindingHigh quality hand assembly of books.