Bookbinding and the Conservation of Books
A Dictionary of Descriptive Terminology

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open assembly time

The time interval between the spreading of an adhesive on the adherend and the completion of the assembly of the parts for bonding. In general, the use of paste and glue allows a greater assembly time than does the use of the polyvinyl adhesives. See also: ASSEMBLY TIME ;CLOSED ASSEMBLY TIME .

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