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pagination sheet

Page count
total number of pages in a book including blanks

Pantone Matching System
(PMS) Industry standard for ink mixing

perfect bind / perfect bound

Perf (Perforation)
a series of small cuts at regular intervals usually made to help a sheet tear apart evenly

Perfect bind
type of binding that uses glue on the spine of the sheets to adhere a cover to the sheets, like a phone book

see page 14, job F141491 for example


unit of measurement. One pica = 1/6 inch

Plate gap
gripper space. The area where the grippers hold the sheet as it passes through the press

Pantone Matching System (see Pantone Matching System definition)

PMS 200
the mixed ink graphic standard for UW printing; also UW red

typically 44 hole (on 11" sheet of paper) on the binding-edge of a sheet of paper, created by punching the paper using a die that punches out the holes