What paper is used for printing board books?

What paper is used for printing board books? For many authors who are print their board books for the first time, most of them don’t know use what kind of paper to print their board books. Combine with my years of board book printing experiences. Let us detail discuss this issue. In fact, in the board book printing field, the book printing factory and clients often choose below two types of paper to print the board books.

1. Two one side coated paper mounting together

Why use one side coated paper isn’t use other types of paper to print board books? Because one side coated paper has below advantages.

(1.) One side coated paper with high color reproduction

Whether the printing effect of single-sided coated paper is good or not. An important criterion is for judging whether its color reproduction is high. Because one side coated paper with special coated on the surface. Thus, one side coated paper can perfect print the image’s original color, make which printing color are more lifelike. And more close to the color what we watch on the computer. So that to reduce chromatic aberration. Use one side costed paper to custom board book printing, it can make the pattern more bright, colorful, and looks more realized.

(2.) The thickness of one side coated paper is suitable

Because custom board book has a requirement for paper thickness. If the paper is too thick, it will increase the weight of the board book, and not be convenient to read. Then will decrease readers’ interest in reading. But if the paper is too thin, when the children read the book, its paper is too light and not easier to flip the book. The paper is too thin, will make the book without good touching and decrease the grade of the book. But the one side coated paper can perfect solve this problem. Moreover, the hardness of one side coated paper is enough to make the paper stand up and more convenient for children to read. Thus, a suitable thickness of one side coated paper is more suitable for custom board book printing.

(3.) The price of one side coated paper is cheaper

We compare other types of paper. The price of one side coated paper is cheaper and the cost effective is high. One side coated paper can better solve the cost problem from board book printers and publishers. For the board book printers, custom the board book needs more paper than ordinary children’s book, and the requirement of crafts skills are higher than other printing product. For publishers, one side coated paper can meet their color printing needs and save much cost. So most of the board book printers and publishers choose one side coated paper to do board book printing.

(4.) One side coated paper with high flatness, smoothness and whiteness

Because one side coated paper with high smoothness, flatness and brightness. Using it to custom board book is more suitable. When the children open the board book, good touching and attractive sight experience will bring them better reading experience.

(5.) One side coated paper with good ink adaptability

The ink adaptability of one side coated paper is good than offset paper. No matter does color printing or black and white printing, the printing effect of one side coated paper is very good. And it is not easier to fade. Board book often with a lot of pictures inside. We print the patterns on coated paper is more bright and realized. So when printing board books with one side coated paper, which printing effect is better than other paper.

2.Two one side coated paper mounting a gray board

Apart from mounting two one side coated paper to custom board books. Some publishers will choose two one side coated paper mounting a gray board. To make the book look more thick and strong. But use two one side coated paper mounting a gray board to custom board books. The cost is higher than two one side coated paper mounting together. Only a bit of publishers are choosing this kind of paper.

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