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Your dissertation is the result of a long period of studying. It proves invested time and resources and should be presented appropriately.

At diploma services premium is standard: Processed material is purchased from reputable manufacturers as Leitz, Renz or ibico, hard­covers are pressed into steel, not glued, and a finished book doesn't leave our counter until it is rated 100% flawless. Samples of our quality of work product are open for inspection on location.
Here we offer more information about features and options of the offered product range.

Paper & book
the appropriate wrapping
sample image book
Bindings
book & alternatives
bonding
The most common type of binding is a hard­cover / book. Sometimes examination authorities demand a transparent front, for this case soft­cover and glued bond are available. Spirals are normally chosen for copies or personal use.
Basically papers pressed in steel rail are much more durable than glued ones. Every movement of glued paper is a strain which can lead to losses, whereas steel rail bindings don't back down, even under high pressure.
Front embossing grades up and increases usability, because without it is hard to decide from which side a book should be flipped open. Embossing is available for hard­covers, glued bonds and spiral bindings.
Selecting the front foil should take into account that frosted foils are transparent on contact, but also a bit less see-through at a slanting viewing angle, on the other hand they're also much less prone to traces of wear such as creases or finger prints.

The stated margins describe the width that is no longer visible after binding. They represent explicitly binding margins. Instructions concerning page margins are prescribed by examination authority if applicable and have to be added.
Sheets are compressed into a stable cover with a steel rail in its spine. At this point the single sheets get jammed because of the specific paper structure, so the generated binding is nearly indestructable.

Books can additionally be graded up and protected by adorned corners, silver or gold coloured, styled as angle with an edge length of 1.6 cms or as quadrant with an edge length of 2.1 cms and a slightly concaved circular surface.

cover available in linen texture black, blue, bordeaux, green, grey and beige
maximum binding capacity: 270 sheets of 80/100g-paper / 230 sheets of 120g-paper
required binding margin: 1 cm
Hardcover
the classic one
hardcover
Hardcovers can be embossed on front and spine. Embossing means pressing into the cover using intense, structure changing heat, not sticking, colour changing or filming. Embossings can be coloured gold, silver or black.
On the front two lines with the height of 9 mms and a maximum of 28 characters each (uppper case letters only) and three lines plus a footer with the height of 6 mms and a maximum of 36 characters each (normal type, apposition of upper case letters not possible) can be embossed.
Because of varying character widths, the number of characters is just a guiding value, the actual producibility can be tested at the embossing configuration.
Spine embossing is produced single-line in 6 mms height with same options as those on the front. This embossing is available from 60 (80g-/100g-paper) resp. 50 (120g-paper) sheets on, otherwise the spine is not wide enough.

For the purpose of testing options and combinations in book embossing, a hardcover configuration is provided.

Embossing
ennobles
embossing
Classic glued binding. Sheets are bound with added front foil and back paper­board and a textile strap on the spine by very hot glue.

Linen straps are selectable in black, white, red, blue or green.
Back paperboard has a grammage of 270g and is available in linen texture black, red, creme, in leather texture green, blue, tobacco, bordeaux, white, grey, in visual marble beige and grey and also in just matte white.
Paperboard can also be chosen as front. Plain paper­board can be printed, textured paper­board can be
embossed
Embossing adapts to the paperboard texture, so that respective areas are skipped.
(specifications analogue to hardcover).

maximum binding capacity: 200 sheets of 80/100g-paper (Binding capacities of more than 200 sheets or paper weights of more than 100g aren't suitable for glued bonds.)
required binding margin: 0.5 cms (left margin on front sheet: 1 cm)
Glued bond
simple & functional
glued bond
More stable and durable alternative to glued bond. Just like in hardcovers, sheets are compressed into a steel rail on the spine, so that the bond bears highest demands.

This flexible cover is available in linen texture black, white, blue and bordeaux. The front is made up of glossy, trans­parent foil. In order to protect the contained sheets, the cover overlaps 1-2 mms.

maximum binding capacity: 125 sheets of 80/100g-paper / 110 sheets of 120g-paper
required binding margin: 1 cm (left margin on front sheet: 2 cms)
Softcover
steel instead of glue
softcover
Common, durable type of binding for copies. Sheets are enclosed by front foil and back paper­board, punched and bound into a metallic spiral.

Spirals are glossy and coloured black, silver or bronze.
Back paperboard has a grammage of 270g and is available in linen texture black, red, creme, in leather texture green, blue, tobacco, bordeaux, white, grey, in visual marble beige and grey and also in just matte white.
Paperboard can also be chosen as front. Plain paper­board can be printed, textured paper­board can be
embossed
Embossing adapts to the paperboard texture, so that respective areas are skipped.
(specifications analogue to hardcover).

maximum binding capacity: 250 sheets of 80/100g-paper / 200 sheets of 120g-paper
required binding margin: 0.5 cms
Metallic spiral
for the archive
spiral
Paper
the canvas
paper
Paper is available with the grammage of 80g, 100g and 120g. All are FSC-certified, wood­free, chlorine-free, bright white and qualitatively at the fore­front of their segment. In addition and in consequence of their high opacity they're hardly trans­lucent already with 80g and thus very suitable for both-sided printing.
Differences basically consist of surface feel and texture: 120g paper has a considerably heavier and there­fore higher-grade feel than paper with lower grammage, with the feel of 80g paper due to the rougher texture corresponding to 100g paper. 100g and 120g paper were coated, which means their surface was flattened with fillings in order to achieve an exact print impression and more brilliant colours.
For the purpose of a homogeneous print layout and because of varying degrees of contraction of different paper in intense heat, it is advisable to work with only one type of paper per copy.

80g paper
The already in print prices included 80g paper Double A from Advance Agro represents the premium class of office paper. Because of its high volume it feels more like a 100g paper, has a low translucency (6%) and a high degree of whiteness (165 CIE) and is appropriate to b/w prints and copies.

100g paper
The 100g premium paper Color Copy produced by mondi was developed especially for use in colour laser systems. It is coated and satin-finished on both sides. This additionally flattened surface results in exacter outlines and more colour force. Coated paper is advisable to use for a view as high-class as possible, or if graphics are contained.

120g paper
Color Copy is also provided in 120er grammage. In addition to surface characteristics described at 100g paper, 120g paper scores with its maximum grip. It is turned over very easily and leaves a high-quality impression.
Production takes place on laser systems from market leader Konica Minolta. The high-end production system bizhub 552e used for dissertations works with CMYK colours, a resolution of 1200 x 1200 dpi and polymerized toner. Through high resolution as well as ultra fine grained toner powder a very exact and detailed print image is achieved. The remarkably high light reflection allows great colour saturation and brilliance. High-Chroma technology with its extra homogeneous particle shape makes for a smooth printing surface and an even colour appilication.

diploma services produces b/w- and colour prints always on the same system, so that paper stack edges are neat and print images do not vary.
All print systems are lease objects, so a constant specialistic maintenance and calibration is guaranteed.
Prints
brilliant & neat
printer