oa Graphix - Ensuring a perfectly bound PUR book : litho
|Article Title||Ensuring a perfectly bound PUR book : litho|
|© Publisher:||New Media Publishing|
|Author||Dane Van Der Walt|
|Publication Date||Jul 2010|
|Pages||27 - 30|
In the South African and African context, perfect bound books are traditionally bound using Hotmelt (EVA) glues. There has recently been a trend to move to polyurethane (PUR) adhesives, one of the main reasons being the high daytime temperatures which have been known to re-melt EVA glue, causing the book to fall apart, particularly if the book lies in a high risk area like a car or on a truck dashboard.
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