Color, Quality and Paper
MagCloud prints your content on demand whenever you or one of your customers orders a copy. All publications are printed in full color with a full bleed on HP Indigo digital presses. These commercial presses have been calibrated to provide a high quality output of all your content, from crisp text to brilliant graphics. All publications are printed on paper that is FSC-certified and acid-free, and the weight of the paper is dependent on the length of your publication and the binding type you select.
Saddle Stitch Binding
Saddle stitch binding is available on our 8.25" x 10.75" Standard, 8" x 8" Square, and all Digest products. Saddle stitch bound publications use a consistent paper throughout, and are folded and stapled. They can be anywhere from 8 to 100 pages long, with a total page count that is a multiple of 4. 8 to 16 page publications are printed on heavier 100# text stock, 20 to 60 page publications are printed on medium-weight 80# text stock, and 64 to 100 page publications are printed on a lighter 60# text stock.
Perfect binding is available on our 8.25" x 10.75" Standard, 8" x 8" Square and all Digest products. Perfect bound publications have a square glued binding similar to a paperback book that offers a more professional feelare printed on 80# text stock, while the cover is printed on a heavier 80# cover stock with a satin UV coating.
Wire-O binding is available on our 10.75" x 8.25" Standard, 12" x 12" Square, and all Tabloid products. Wire-O bound publications have a double-loop wire binding that goes through holes punched along the edge of the publication, and they can be anywhere from 8 to 90 pages long, with a total page count that is a multiple of 2. These publications are printed on a heavier 80# cover stock throughout, with a satin UV coating on the front and back cover.
Half-Fold Binding and Single Sheet Products
All of our Pamphlet products are printed on 80# cover stock and have a half-fold binding. A half-fold binding is created by folding a single sheet that is twice the size of the finished product in half, creating a 4-page publication. Our Flyer and Poster products have no binding and consist of a single sheet of 80# cover stock with printing on both sides. UV coating is included on all Posters for added durablity, and is an optional add-on for all Flyers.