Used as an extra heavy endsheet reinforcement, particularly on textbooks and set work editions.
100% starch coated cotton cloth
Used as an endsheet reinforcement.
Africa is a 100% cotton, book cloth cover material with a natural finish. This Italian made cloth has a paper backing to promote adhesion on your hardcover book or luxury packaging. Africa is available in 18 beautiful colours and is very receptive to foil stamping and screen printing.
Manufacturer: Manifattura del Seveso
Available in linen & vellum, Arlington® book cloth is composed of an odor-free, pH balanced 100% cotton base that meets all ANSI, BMI, and NASTA standards for B-grade cloth, with a protective coating that provides excellent abrasion and water resistance. With its lay-flat characteristics, 64/56 threads per square inch, and exquisite stamping and screen printing capabilities, Arlington® is a great cover material choice for full cover and spine on hardcover books, reference books, loose-leaf binders, photo albums, bibles, diaries, record books, slipcases, arch files, stationery, and various packaging projects.
Perfect for book covers and media packaging, Arrestox® is an aqueous-impregnated, 100% natural cotton cloth. The most recognized name in the industry, Arrestox cloth is extremely durable and performs well in a wide range of publishing and turned edge applications. It is exceptionally functional and accepts glue well. Because Arrestox is easy to decorate you can use the technique of your choice to create unique look and consumer appeal for book cover and packaging applications. Arrestox has excellent stain, mildew and crock resistance. It also has good water resistance, UV light resistance, scuff resistance, and good abrasion resistance.
Balmoral is a finely woven, starch filled coated book cloth that comes in a range of vibrant colors that is often used for covering high quality books, albums, boxes and stationery. This cover materials smooth coated finish offers an ideal platform for high quality foil decoration.
Available in a wide selection of vibrant, contemporary colors, Brillianta® is the designers’ choice for chic colored book cloth with a natural finish. This 100% rayon cloth is EU REACH compliant with paper backing, adhering to modern product regulations and brand specifications. Brillianta® has a light-weight paper backing that provides manufacturers seamless processing. The brighter, tighter weave of Brillianta® is ideal for decorative covering and stamping on coffee table books, art books, trade book spines, boxes, bibles, encyclopedias, photo albums, binders, multimedia packaging, and more.
Roxite F aqueous coated library buckram is a duck or oxford book cloth that is filled on one side with an aqueous acrylic coating. Offered in a vellum finish, it has a very uniform surface. Roxite F buckram book cloth retains the fabric appearance of fine bindings while delivering exceptional functionality in the bindery process.
Having exceptional durability and longevity, Roxite F buckram book cloth is used primarily as cover material in the library industry but is ideal for any cover application such as a hymnal that endures a lot of wear and needs additional decorability.
Canvas Extra R is a lighter weight, acrylic coated cotton book cloth with paper backing, in vellum and linen finish.
Cialux Natural Finish Book Cloth is an imported cloth from Italy. It is a lustrous, vibrant and glossy rayon cloth with a natural finish and paper backing. Cialux cloth is made from spun rayon yarn which is composed of short-length filament threads. This distinctively European looking cloth is colourfast to water, light and abrasion. It is also moderately priced. Cialux processes well on Horauf, Kolbus, WBF Stall, and Smith manufacturing equipment. Because of its versatility, you can use Cialux to create an intricately decorated cover with a striking effect.
Cialux 1520, 1521, 1551, 1572, 1581, 1593, 1860 Minimum order is 5 yards.
Manufacturer: Manifattura del Seveso
Duo Stretch nylon reinforcement was developed primarily for adhesive bound books. The material provides great strength with a stretch component that allows the material to form around the spine of adhesive bound books whose spine will be rounded. This material, however, can be used as lining for the spine of most text blocks. The product is a combination polyester/cotton warp with nylon fill. It is crimped nylon fill that gives the material its stretch characteristics.
Elegance Natural Finish Book Cloth is an imported cloth from Italy. It is lustrous, vibrant, glossy, fast-dyed, natural finish, rayon cloth with paper backing. Elegance cloth is made from spun rayon yarn, which is composed of short-length filament threads. This distinctive European looking cloth is colourfast to water, light and abrasion. It is also moderately priced. Elegance processes well on Horauf, Kolbus, WBF Stall and Smith manufacturing equipment.
Because of its versatility, you can use Elegance to create an intricately decorated cover with a striking effect.
Halflinnen™ book cloth is a delicate synthesis of cotton and rayon, giving a natural, textured appearance to your products and designs. Offered in organic, raw colors this natural weave infuses texture with simplicity, creating the perfect covering material for the sustainable, modern designer. Ideal for coffee table and art books, as well as religious book, stationery, photo albums, and multimedia packaging, Halflinnen™ is a timeless choice for an authentic, woven cover.
Kennett natural finish book cloth is a starch-filled cotton with a natural finish. As it is affordable priced and decorable, Kennett cloth can be used in full cover and spine applications. Because it accepts glue well Kennett cloth is suitable for turned-edge work. Kennett cloth would be the choice for those looking to make the first impression that only a true natural finish can offer.
- Limited wet crock resistance
- Fair UV light resistance
- Moderate scuff resistance
- Moderate abrasion resistance
- Good durability
- Kennett 19991 Jet Balck stocked in Cornwall
- Custom colours available on a make-to-order (MTO) basis