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How to Protect the Corners of Books

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May
2021
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Take your book repair process to the next level with book repair wings and corners from ChromaLabel.  They're a really easy way to reinforce your book and promote longevity and can be used on tons of different kinds of books. -24 wings per pack -Available in premium cloth (8 colors) -One size fits most books -Highly durable & conformable - doesn't require cutting or measuring -PH Neutral and archival-safe adhesive      The premium cloth book repair wings are produced from the same material as our cloth book repair tape.   Book Repair Wings  The top and bottom of the book spine are both...

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Repairing Books with Clear, Vinyl Book Repair Tape

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May
2021
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Vinyl book repair tape is a great tool to use for fixing up your books. Different tapes have different uses and functions in the book repair process. Let's introduce you to this nifty kind of tape.     Quick Facts About ChromaLabel's Vinyl Book Repair Tape     - Available in multiple widths     - Tape comes on a grid liner for precise cutting & measuring     - 5 mil thick vinyl | 28 pound tensile strength     - Non-glare matte surface | Ultra-aggressive adhesive     - Comes cleanly shrink wrapped on a 3" core         What Books Does This Tape Works Best For? This...

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A Beginner's Guide to Repairing Library Books

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May
2021
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Where to Start If fixing up the library’s books is your task, chances are you probably have a lot of books to repair. Don’t panic! Book repair is actually really easy, especially when you have the right products.  There’s a few key places where books tend to break down; the cover, the edges, and the spine. If you’re repairing multiple books, you’ll end up working with all 3 of these problem spots.     Picking the Right Book Repair Tape If you have a pile of books staring up at you that need to be doctored up, you’re going to want...

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Using Cloth Tape to Repair Worn Books

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May
2021
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So if you’re here reading this article, you’ve probably noticed that a few (or maybe quite a few!) of the books in your collection have begun to experience the effects of old age. It’s pricey to rebuild your collection from scratch and just like other products, books continue to become more expensive each year. Sometimes books can be damaged not too long after you’ve purchased them. They may be getting a lot of use or maybe they travel around with you from time to time. After all, sitting in a coffee shop on a rainy day with your favorite warm beverage,...

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