Folding

Folding printed sheets to the desired size

FEFCO

The FEFCO catalogue is the European code of cardboard products that includes basic and standard types of cardboard product designs, including internal fixation, using simple international symbols.

Format

The dimension of a print expressed by width and height (with depth used in the case of 3D materials), with standard formats specified as follows:

A – formats B – formats C – formats

A0 – 841 x 1189 mm B0 – 1000 x 1414 mm C0 – 917 x 1297 mm

A1 – 594 x 841 mm B1 – 707 x 1000 mm C1 – 648 x 917 mm

A2 – 420 x 594 mm B2 – 500 x 707 mm C2 – 458 x 648 mm

A3 – 297 x 420 mm B3 – 353 x 500 mm C3 – 324 x 458 mm

A4 – 210 x 297 mm B4 – 250 x 353 mm C4 – 229 x 324 mm

A5 – 148 x 210 mm B5 – 176 x 250 mm C5 – 162 x 229 mm

A6 – 105 x 148 mm B6 – 125 x 176 mm C6 – 114 x 162 mm

A7 – 74 x 105 mm B7 – 88 x 125 mm C7 – 81 x 114 mm

A8 – 52 x 74 mm B8 – 62 x 88 mm C8 – 57 x 81 mm

Folding board books

Several individual cardboard segments connected by flexible cloth and with illustrations on both sides that fold together in an alternating pattern and trimmed on the top and bottom.

Fold

A place where paper overlaps as a result of folding

Facing

The material used to finish book boards. Cloth, artificial leather, laminated coated paper, BO paper, etc. may be used.

Flyleaf

A blank page anywhere in a book