Determine the spine width of a book with the number of pages and
paper type you specify. Note: For complete accuracy it is recommended
that you verify this width with your printer due to paper thickness variations.
Spine width toolbox
Number of pages in your book (including blank, title, index,
copyright and appendix)
Paper stock the text is to be printed on
Bond 16#Bond 20#Bond 24#Coated Book 60#Coated Book 70#Coated Book 80#Offset 50#Offset 60#Offset 70#Offset 80#Text 60#Text 70#Vellum 20#Vellum 24#Vellum 28#
Width of spine in inches
To use: select the number of pages in your book and the paper stock
you will be using. The width in inches will be displayed on the
screen for you. Sections in blue are completed by computer.
Note: The thicknesses used are approximate, paper thickness may vary
from mill to mill.