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Carbonless Books & Pads

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Carbonless/NCR books and pads for invoices, delivery and dispatch docketsMcTaggarts manufacture a variety of Carbonless / NCR (No Carbon Required) books and pads such as receipt books and tax invoice books customised to suit your requirements. With over 40 years experience you can be confident in the quality of our products.

Available in Duplicate, Triplicate or Quadruplicate sets in Books, Pads or Fan-Apart sets, with perforated and numbered pages and a wrap-around writing plate as standard.

Carbonless books are a convenient solution for invoice books, delivery and dispatch dockets, purchase order books, receipts, order forms, checklists and more - any situation where you wish to retain a copy of what has been written.  Other applications include multipart cheques, continuous multipart sets to suit dot matrix printers and more.

Our Standard Carbonless Books include

  • Manilla Cover (Buff)
  • A white top copy (printed in black) with your choice of colours for the carbonless paper copies (see below for colour options)
  • Numbering with 1 number printed in red on each copy
  • Manilla wrap-around writing plate
  • 1 perforation, with the last copy of each set fast in the book unless specified otherwise
  • Strawboard back, stapled

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Crocodile Board cover colours for Carbonless/NCR books and padsColours and Cover Options

Cover Colours: Blue, Yellow, Pink, Green, Salmon
Carbonless Paper Colours: White, Blue, Yellow, Pink, Green
Crocodile Board Colours: Red, Blue, Green, Grey

When extra durability is required, Carbonless books can be specified Quarter Bound, with thick Crocodile Board covers and a colour-matched taped spine.

Standard Sizes

Our standard book sizes are A4, A5 and DL.  Custom sizes are available up to A3.  Portrait or Landscape orientation is available with the perforation at the Side or Head.

Tear-out sections are 20 mm smaller on the bound edge to allow for the binding margin, with customised books available with A4 or A5 tear-outs.


The number of copy sets in Carbonless books can be customised to suit your needs. Below are the recommended and maximum number of sets per book for duplicate, triplicate and quadruplicate books.

Duplicate Books: 100 100
Triplicate Books: 50 100
Quadruplicate Books: 25 50

Other Options

Fan-Apart sets can be supplied in pads with Strawboard backs and Manilla wrap-arounds or as single sets.  Standard sizes of Fan-Apart sets include: A4, A5, A6, DL.

Other available customisations include: PMS colours, printing on the back of each copy, extra perforations and desensitised areas to stop unwanted information transfer.

Delivery Estimate

7 to 10 working days from approval of proof.  We can create artwork from your rough layout or recreate your existing carbonless book.

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