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Re: [BKARTS] why fold on the grain?



As publishers don't use water based adhesives there is no drawback, other
than poorly opening pages, for them to use the paper cross-grained. In some
cases it may also be an economic issue.

In terms of folding/cockling issues, if they can be avoided, why invite them?

p.

At 04:18 PM 2/24/2005, you wrote:
HOWEVER, sometimes it's bind cross-grained or not bind at all.  Publishers
don't always follow grain direction these days, so rebinds are sometimes
cross-grained of necessity, for instance.  Some of the problems, such as
paper cockle, can be minimised by keeping the bind as close to bone-dry as
possible.  Others, such as folding problems, have to be winced at and and
lived with.



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