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Re: [BKARTS] pasted chip board



For those who don't know, pasted chip is, by far, inferior to binder's board.
It far more subject to warping, it's  acidic and it is much softer and
corners are easily damaged. The only reason pasted chip ever became connected
with bookbinding was that book manufacturers wanted something cheap to use on
disposable books such as the Thomas Directory, drug and chemical company
catalogs and other books that were to be disposed of annually yet needed to
be hardback because of the hard use they get.  Pasted chip was also used in
children's books such as the Weekly Reader books, to make them less
expensive. Most professional bookbinders will not use it in making any book.

Ed

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