Saddle Stitch pertains to the booklet application. Two heavy-duty staples with are applied to the center of the booklet vertically, prior to the booklet being folded in half, in the same location of the seam of a book.
Two metal staples that bind a booklet. Page counts must be divisible by four for this binding process. Based on a 60# offset stock maximum page count for saddle stitching is 100 pages, this will vary dependent on paper weights.
Soft type binding where pages are printed four and folded in the middle (spine) and stapled in the fold. Many program books and most magazines are saddle stitched. Due to the paper being folded as a spine, this works well with only small page count books. Click here for information web page.
An option for binding booklets; folded pages are bound together by wire staples inserted through the backbone or folding line, and into the centre spread where they are clinched. The folding sheets or pages are placed over a "saddle" to ensure proper positioning