5 knowledge of children book printing
In this article, you will learn: 1.The design of children’s book packaging 2.Use which kind of printing material 3.Printing processes of children’s book .....
With the growing market demand for children's books, more and more printing companies have joined the ranks of children book printing. so whether you're a publisher or businessman, you'll need a little guidance to know about the children’s book printing China. That's what this article is all about! Read on to find out how to printing a children's book.
1. Packaging design is practical and entertaining
Books, as the most extensive existence carrier for conveying feelings, played the role of support, education and guidance in the early stage of human growth. In the design concept of children's books, in addition to maintaining the reading characteristics of the book itself, it should pay more attention to its entertainment and fun. Secondly, in terms of design method, the design of children's books emphasizes personalization while taking into account the practicality, and guides reading and learning by installing different small accessories on the product that are easy to attract children's attention. Books should attract children to read, try not to be boring, and be full of fun and surprises.
2. Wide range of printing materials
The printing materials of children's books are mainly paper, in addition, textile, plastic, wood, chemical fiber and other printing materials are also widely used. Paper-based printing materials are mainly offset paper, coated paper, and light paper, because this type of paper has high smoothness, good whiteness, strong water resistance, uniform ink absorption, and ability to reproduce images. strong and other advantages. In addition to reading, the baby cloth book printed with fabric materials can also be used as a baby's toy to satisfy the baby's nature of biting books. Most of the plastic ones are used for single-sheet photo collections.
3. Various printing processes
At present, most of the common children's books in our country are printed by offset printing, such as ordinary story books and picture books. Because the lithographic offset printing process is mature, the printing quality is exquisite, the perfect restoration of image color can be achieved, and the cost of mass printing is low. Since flexographic printing uses water-based inks, it is called an environmentally friendly printing method and will replace part of offset printing in the future. Screen printing is also widely used in children book printing china, such as cloth books. In addition to conventional printing methods, the combination of special printing techniques and raw materials is also a highlight of children's books.
4.Children book’s binding
Binding is also a highlight of children's books. Most of the children's books use glue binding when they are thicker, and use saddle stitching when they are thin.
5. Higher requirements for environmental protection
Because young children like to chew on objects, Chinese printers often use environmentally friendly materials to print children's books. Environmentally friendly printing has also become a major trend in the development of the entire printing industry.
(1)In terms of paper, because of its light weight and low price, light paper has become a new choice for children's book printing paper. Coated paper is coated with chemical coatings on ordinary paper, but light paper is basically made of wood pulp, so it is more environmentally friendly. Although the colors printed on light paper may be darker than those printed on coated paper, they are comfortable to the touch and light in weight, making them more suitable for children to read. In addition, the price of light paper is lower than that of coated paper and double-adhesive paper, so the price of books will be correspondingly cheaper.
(2) In terms of ink, many children's books are currently printed with soybean ink, because soybean ink is a new type of green and environmentally friendly ink, refined with 100% natural vegetable soybean oil, completely taken from nature, without Stimulating odor, resistant to rubbing, non-toxic, safe and non-toxic, rich in color, environmentally friendly and renewable. The most important point is that even if the baby bites and eats the book with its mouth, it will not have any effect on the body.
In general, the printing of children's books is full of pictures and texts, and unique ingenuity, which not only spreads knowledge to the majority of children and young people, but also enriches their childhood lives. But at present, some children's books, especially hardcover books, have complicated craftsmanship, numerous procedures, high cost and high price, which are unbearable for the majority of parents.