Get a Book Printed

Have a book printed

An excellent advertising solution to win high quality customers. Happy birthday, you've gone through all the steps to finally print your book! We' ve helped hundreds of authors put their books on Ireland's bookshelves. When you are in a printing industry and need short-run or medium-run letterpress, Formax wants to be your outsourcing partner! You can use our online book printing service to receive your publication quickly and in bookstore quality.

How can I print a book?

You have a high-end colour printer (very demanding colour copiers, is an easy way to think) that can ink on a selected piece of media so as not to get bloodied (see the back of the page you are reading). You can have someone who can make the hardcover for you if necessary.

Being a book creator and conceptual artiste I criticize what I get back as a proof and the end work. When you' re all set to go to the printers, you know how it should look, and if you think someone wants you to look at the files, look for a PRINT book illustrator near you.

We' re familiar with RGB, CMYK and image resolutions, which is very useful when you want to produce photos or pictures with discriminating colours, and which colours of media look best when printed. And if you can't find a printed artist near you, please consult your regional league of authors.

Mixam Print Books

This was my first book that was a 120-page hardcover and of course I was concerned, but I didn't have to worry. This is my new book-ticket. Truly good qualitiy and fast results! Since I was very satisfied with the final products as well as the supply and packing, I plan to reuse Mixam in the market.

We had a great after sales support and we delivered on schedule. They have very high standard and outstanding workmanship. The hardcover book looks like my own and I am so happy with the results that I will definitely use this website again to work! It was of outstanding and even better than I had anticipated given the astonishing price.

Highly-skilled, useful and high qualitatively valued print.

What is a book printed like?

The manuscripts were edited by our editorial staff, edited and reviewed, the covers were created by the arts section and the reporters are all ready to revise the book. However, how is the book actually printed and hardcovered to become the pretty item on your bookcase?

So we went to Mackay's printer in Chatham to find out. Prior to our trip, we need to tell you a brief story about web press technology. Since it was invented in the 19th and 20th centuries, it has been built on the mutual repulsion of the two. A picture of the text is photographed on thin metallic, printed inks.

The rolls then transfer oil-based paint and rinse the sheets with rinse aid. As there is no mixing of oils and waters, the oil-based inks do not adhere to the non-illustrated areas of the board which are water-absorbent. Then only the colored part of the sheet is transmitted to a printing sheet roller, which transmits the sheet to the applied film.

Prepare the book's metallic print boards before you can print. Gum is burned onto each panel, resulting in a text picture of the book. The text was initially made up of single parts of sheet steel that were put together page by page, instead of being laser-cut onto a digital disc - an extremely clever and tedious work.

The progress we have made in print technologies today has made it possible to produce cheap textbooks for the general public and has revolutionized the spread of science and the arts. Usually there are sixteen, but there can be eight, thirty-two, etc. Each machine has its own specification that determines how many pages can be printed on a sheet.

For example, a 1000 page book can be divided into sixty-three sixteen pages with eight empty pages. One roll of papermaking material is placed on the roll rack of the machine. Kind, size, weight, color and width of the papers vary from book to book and are determined and delivered by the publishing house.

It is used to unroll reels of papers onto the printing line. In this case, the sheet passes through a roller track known as the "infeed station". Its primary purpose is to act as a driver to the reelstand and to remove the sheet from the moving roll at the same time.

This will also help stop wrinkling and keep the sheet upright as it passes through. Once the web is fed in, the moving web passes through the inker, dampening unit and impression cylinder into the printing unit. First of all, the rolls in the innking unit transmit color to the sheet material.

In the dampening system, the rolls sprinkle some of the surplus paint onto the sheet and remove it from areas that do not require any inks. The impressions are then transferred from the colored area of the picture to a printing press, which then sticks the picture onto the film. Once the roll of sheet has crossed the printing couple, it is cut: collapsed, piled and bunched, then it is finished to bind and pack.

Do you know that a book is printed in segments? Every section has a one-of-a-kind bar code printed on it, which is used when the book is tied and wrapped with the envelope, and truncated in the endprocess. Book envelopes are printed on a seperate printer, as they need special imprinting, e.g. with colored foils or imprint.

Usually two book envelopes are printed on one piece of hardcopy. In hardcover wrappings, paperboard and face mix papers are stuck to the envelopes before the envelope is added to the book. Since the book is printed in portions, the portions must be properly piled (using the above barcodes) before the envelope is affixed to them.

Step 5: The book! The book covers are cut for the last cut after gluing them to the printed parts of the book. There you have it: The book is printed and operational.

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