How To Bind a Hardcover Book?

posted this on Mar 22, 2016

Book binding used to be a technical skill, but not anymore, thanks to the UniBind thermal binding system! Here's a video on how you can bind your own hardcover or softcover book using the UniBind System. Just by grabbing your chosen UniBind hardcover book covers and collecting your materials together, you are now set to create your hardcover books. All you need to do is push a button, wait for around 90 seconds, and then you'll have your hardbound book.


Here is a transcript of this video:

Welcome to MyBinding How To videos. Today's question: how to bind hardcover book. Most likely you'll bind a hardback book with a thermal binding system. There are quite a number on the market that range from size, ability, and price. Though each system is a little bit different, there's a basic idea behind all of them. We'll use the UniBind system as a test case and demonstration for how to bind a hardback book. Many companies, like UniBind, have produced beautiful hardcover book covers for your needs. With most thermal binding, the adhesive, or glue, is built right into the spine of the book cover. Whether you're using soft or hard back covers, watch watch just how easy it is to bind just about anything with thermal binding. You simply gather your materials together, slide them into the bind of the book. Give it a few good jogs to make sure things are nice and even and deep into the spine. There are no power or start and stop switches on the UniBind system. Simply place the book in, it begins. It takes about 90 seconds. Lights and/or sounds will signal to you that your machine is warmed and ready to go and your project is finished. With UniBind, red means it's heating, green means you're done. As with all thermal binding systems, you need to allow your project to cool completely in the cooling rack. It is really simple. That's how to bind hardcover book. For more articles, how to's, demos, and reviews on all things binding, check out MyBinding.com.

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