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All covers are available as part of a complete publishing package, POD (small quantity charges may apply), and binding-only services: GCI does not make available raw materials for direct sale.

Standard Cloth Samples:
currently available in 8 shades
F Grade Buckram cover material now available in Library Summit.

Library Summit material is an excellent alternative that looks like buckram. It has been tested for many things. However, it is new enough that it has not integrated it into library binding standards, 2018, yet. Here is more technical information and some more answers about Library Summit compared to Buckram. As Library Summit is made to look like buckram, references to "buckram" elsewhere refer to Library Summit.

Grade F Buckram has traditionally been the strongest and best lasting of hardcover material choices. It meets all Library Binding Institute (LBI) performance standards for this group of hard cover, as well as ANSI and NISO standards for library binding. One look at a well-used library shelf and you will see the proof that it truly stands the test of time. Under normal library conditions, this material is expected to last 50-100 years. The basis of this buckram is poly cotton impregnated with a 100% aqueous acrylic coating which makes for a very durable book. This material is water, stain and mildew resistant and has excellent scuff, abrasion and crack resistance. Because of the basically waterproof finish, this binding can be wiped down for clean up resulting from spills and dirt resulting from heavy handling.

Arrestox, Advantage, or Other Cloth
Visit color binding pages for basic methods of page/leaf attachment available.
Please note the colors may not be quite the same on any single computer - red provided in each swatch as control.

 Standard Red Hues Buckram Cover Selection
(left-right): maroon and red
Other fabric (as shown) are not available.

Standard Blue and Green Hues - Buckram Cover Selection
navy, royal blue and dark green
Other fabric (as shown) are not available.

Standard Hues Buckram Cover Selection
(left-right): black, brown, and tan
Other fabric (as shown) are not available.

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