What is the size of a comb?
Standard sizes are 4.8 mm (3⁄16 in) (for 16 sheets of 20# paper) up to 51 mm (2 in) (for 425 sheets).
How many pages can be comb bound?
Comb binding can accommodate documents from 1/4” thick (about 20 pages) to 2” thick (about 450 pages). Comb binding isn’t particularly known for its durability, so you’ll want to consider how your documents will be used before deciding whether or not comb binding is the right choice for your project.
Is comb binding the same as spiral binding?
By nature, a spiral bound book cannot be printed on its spine. However, there is a similar binding method called Comb Binding, which has a surface that can be printed. You have probably seen the comb binding method in use before. However, a comb bound book cannot open a full 360 degrees like a spiral bound book.
How thick can you spiral bind?
Unlike our other binding types that have 8-92 (Saddle Stitch) and 28+ (Perfect Bound) page count requirements, spiral bound books can be as few as 8 pages and up to 2 ¾” thick. So, whether you have a small book you need to print or a large book, spiral binding can accommodate both.
What are binding spines called?
Sometimes called twin loop wire binders, these binding spines offer a stylish metal finish in a variety of colors including black, white, silver, pewter, blue, green, red and more. Wire-O is a semi-secure binding method, meaning that the book cannot be unbound without cutting and discarding the spine itself.
What is a binding comb?
Comb binding (sometimes referred to as “cerlox or surelox binding”) is one of many ways to bind pages together into a book. This method uses round plastic spines with 19 rings (for US Letter size) or 21 rings (for A4 size) and a hole puncher that makes rectangular holes. Comb binding is sometimes referred to as plastic comb binding…
What is a comb binding machine?
comb binding. › a method of fastening pages into a book using a long curled piece of plastic cut to fit into holes in the pages: A comb binding machine is an economical way to make professional looking documents.
What is plastic comb binding?
Plastic comb binding, also called GBC binding, is the most common of the punch and bind styles. It is a relatively easy process and is basically the same for most all manual comb binding machines.