Manuals

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Manual printing or Booklet printing are terms used interchangeably. Either way, when you can’t fit it all on a single sheet, it’s time to consider Manual printing or Booklet printing. We offer 3 finished sizes from which to choose. So, whether you need Manual printing or Booklet printing we’ve got you covered.

Full Color Manual Printing
Full color printed Manuals come in three standard sizes:

  • 5-1/2 x 8-1/2 Manual printing
  • 6 x 9 Manual printing
  • 8-1/2 x 11 Manual printing

Most color Manual printing is done on text paper for the insides and cover. If you need a more substantial feel for sustained use then we recommend printing your Manual cover on heavier paper.

We've made it easy to get your color Manual printing or Booklet printing quote. Just click the Get Quote button and send us the details on what you need. We know that to keep you coming back, customer service is key. Your job will be in the hands of a qualified Customer Service Representative from start to finish. Your CSR will work to resolve any file problems in pre- press, monitor your job at the press stage and in bindery and carry out any special instructions you have. Our promise at Kwik Kopy Lufkin is to make your print buying experience the best ever!
 
Important Info for Color Manual Submission
Manual and Booklet printing files must be submitted in a single page format all in one file. Please do not submit a separate file for each page. Please note that all pages in your file must be in the proper sequence required: outside front cover is page one, inside front cover is page two, etc. If you need help with this, please contact our support team.

Cover Options for Booklet Printing and Manual printing
Here are a few terms that you need to understand that may make a difference in the outcome of your Manual printing or booklet printing project. 

Self Cover vs Plus Cover
Manual printing as a self cover means that the cover is printed on the same weight stock as the inside pages. Manual printing as a plus cover means that the Manual cover is heavier than the inside pages. Your Manual printing can be done either way. The printing cost for plus cover Manual printing or booklet printing is a little higher due to the need to run a separate press sheet signature.

Binding Choices - Manual printing or Booklet printing
There are generally (4) four binding methods used in color Manual printing or color booklet printing.
 
*Manual printing as Saddlestitched- A saddlestitched Manual printing project is folded in half and has a least 2 staples in it.
*Manual printing as Perfect Bound - When your Manual printing or booklet printing page count gets higher than 60 pages it’s time to consider perfect binding. A perfect bound Manual printing project has a square spine and the pages are glued in place.
*Manual printing as Plastic Coil Binding- This form of binding is great for any page count Manual printing or Booklet printing. The continuous plastic coil is available in a wide range of colors and sizes. The finished booklet or Manual will open up and lay flat and the plastic coil binding is very durable.
*Manual printing as Wire-o-binding – This form of binding behaves much the same as plastic coil binding, except that metal wire is used instead of plastic. If you have any questions about binding any Manual printing or Booklet printing project, please call us to discuss the options.

Custom Booklet Printing or Manual Printing
Kwik Kopy Lufkin can quote any finished size Booklet or Manual. Your Custom Quote request does not have to be for full color Manual or booklet printing. You can specify PMS colors if that is your requirement. Our standard finished sizes are:

  • Manual Printing - 8.5 x 11  
  • Manual Printing - 6 x 9
  • Manual Printing - 8.5 x 5.5 
  • Booklet Printing - 8.5 x 11
  • Booklet Printing - 6 x 9
  • Booklet Printing - 8.5 x 5.5

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