Bookbinding and the Conservation of Books
A Dictionary of Descriptive Terminology

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splice

1. A join made by bringing together two pieces of film or paper, by means of an adhesive or heat, so that they function as one piece when run through a camera, processing machine, split boards or other apparatus. Lap splices are those in which the two pieces overlap and are joined, while butt splices are those where the two pieces are abutted and welded with no overlap. 2. The joining of the ends of two or more webs of paper to make a continuous roll. Materials used for this include adhesives, gummed tapes, or splicing tissue. (17 , 156 )




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