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Product Information | Carbonless Books & Pads

A4 NCR Book

At CMYK Colour Online we offer extensive carbonless (NCR) printing options. We print carbonless books and pads in duplicate, triplicate and quadruplicate.

Carbonless Book Information

DL NCR Book
A5 NCR Book
A4 NCR Book

We offer carbonless books in A4, A5, DL and A6 sizes.

  • Books are quarter bound with crocodile board cover and include a fold in writing plate.
  • Printed on quality NCR (No carbon required) paper stock.
  • Printed in 1 colour only. This can be a PMS colour (Pantone Solid Uncoated), or Process Black.
  • Consecutive numbering is an optional inclusion.
  • Terms and conditions on the back of the top copy (additional price).
  • Top copies perforated and bottom copy fixed.
  • All pages have identical artwork.
  • External bleed is not available. All printing must be kept within the margins shown on our guideline templates.

Tear off size for Books:

  • A4 Book = 210 x 297mm
  • A5 Book = 148 x 210mm
  • DL Book = 99 x 210mm
  • A6 Book = 105 x 148mm

All book sizes except DL can be bound either at the LHS (left hand side) or the HEAD (top). DL books must always be bound at the short edge (this is the HEAD for portrait books, or the LHS for landscape books).

Artwork can be supplied in either portrait or landscape orientation.

To download guideline templates for all of our Carbonless Books please click hereBefore using our templates please read through the read me file supplied.

Carbonless Pad Information

A5 NCR Pad
A4 NCR Pad
A5 NCR Book

We offer carbonless pads in A4, A5, DL and A6 sizes.

  • Pads are standard bound and include a backing board and fold in writing plate.
  • Printed on quality NCR (No carbon required) paper stock.
  • Printed in one colour only. This can be a PMS colour (Pantone Solid Uncoated), or Process Black.
  • Consecutive numbering included (optional).
  • Terms and conditions on the back of the top copy (additional price).
  • No perforation, all pages are designed to be torn out.
  • All pages must have identical artwork.
  • External bleed is not available. All printing must be kept within the margins shown on our guideline templates.

Finished size for Pads:

  • A4 Pad = 210 x 297 mm
  • A5 Pad = 148 x 210 mm
  • DL Pad = 99 x 210mm
  • A6 Pad = 105 x 148mm

A4, A5 & A6 Pads can be glued on the short edge or long edge of the artwork. DL pads must be glued on the short edge (this is the HEAD for portrait pads, or the left hand side for landscape pads).

Artwork can be supplied in portrait or landscape orientation.

To download guideline templates for all of our Carbonless Pads please click hereBefore using our templates please read through the read me file supplied.

Consecutive Numbering

Consecutive Numbering
  • The minimum area for consecutive numbering is 30 x 11mm.
  • Numbering cannot be placed closer than 6mm to the perforation.
  • Consecutive numbering cannot exceed seven digits.
  • Numbering is roughly 5mm high.
  • Numbering is always printed in RED.
  • Consecutive numbering cannot contain letters or symbols.

How to choose consecutive numbering?

Consecutive numbering can be selected when choosing your product options and quantity:

Consecutive Numbering Selection

You will be required to enter your start number as well as the position of the numbering on the Order Details page (shown after clicking the ‘Checkout’ button in the shopping cart):

Start Number & Position Selection

Artwork Guidelines

For guideline templates please click hereBefore using our templates, please ensure you always read the “read me” file first.

We also offer affordable Carbonless Book and Pad design services. Simply select our “Affordable Design Service” from the product options drop down menu on each product page. For more information on what this service includes please click here.

If you still have questions, or cannot find what you are looking for in the resources provided above, please contact us by clicking here and one of our team will get back to you promptly.