Book folding


Book folding

Book folding is the stage of the book production process in which the pages of the book are folded after printing and before binding.

Terminology

# A bifolio is a single sheet folded in half to make two leaves. Each half of the bifolio is a folio, though the terms are often used interchangeably.
# A section, sometimes called a gathering, is a group of bifolios nested together as a single unit. In a completed book, each section is sewn through its fold.

ee also

*Book Publishing
*Bookbinding

External links

* [http://www.freepatentsonline.com/4190243.html Folder assembly for book folding patent]
* [http://www.mullermartini.com/eng/desktopdefault.aspx/tabid-291//471_read-1544/ SigmaFolder] by Muller Martin


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