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How to Choose a Binding Machine
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How to Choose a Binding Machine


There are dozens of choices for every kind of binding system, so how do you choose the best machine for your needs? On this post we look at three common binding systems, discuss their best features and provide recommendations of good quality Binding Machines depending on your application.


Coil Binding:  Binding style is durable and is often used for documents that need to be mailed.

Bind documents up to 500 pages

Lies flat when open for easy presenting or copying

Spiral coil binding spines are available in more colors and sizes than other binding styles.


Wire Binding: Very stylish metal finish.

Permanent, secure binding

Lies flat when open

Bound pages rotate 360 degrees.


Thermal Binding: Soft cover book appearance. Easy to use.

Squared back for easy on-shelf storage

Quick and easy to use, usually 1 button operation

Binds multiple documents at once

Lies flat for mailing



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