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Binding supplies sizes and colors chart

PLASTIC BINDING COMBS - 19 HOLE
Plastic comb binding is one of the most popular forms of binding. Plastic combs are not only durable, but they can be re-used. Plastic comb binding equipment is widely used by schools, businesses and are easy for home use.
 
Tough and resilient, these combs are compatible with all standard 19-ring binding systems including USI, GBC, HIC, Ibico, NCS and Tamerica.  Plastic combs can bind from 3/16 inches (12 sheets of standard 20 pound paper) to 2 inches (425 sheets of standard 20 pound paper).  Choose from a wide variety of sheet capacities and colors including black, brown, blue, maroon, gray, white, hunter green, cherry red, yellow or clear.  (Brown and yellow only available in sizes up to 1".)
 
Use with USI Combo, Fellowes PB55, Offi-Bind, Smartbind, 210 Manual, 210 EPB, MegaBind 1E, Combind C800Pro or other 19-hole plastic comb punch and bind machines.

Plastic Binding Combs
Item#
Size
Sheet Capacity
3/16"
12
1/4"
25
5/16"
40
3/8"
55
7/16"
70
1/2"
84
A07
9/16"
97
A08
5/8"
112
A09
3/4"
127
A23
7/8"
150
A11
1"
168
A12
1-1/8"
220
A13
1-1/4"
250
A14
1-1/2"
300
A15
1-3/4"
375
A24
2"
425

WIRE BINDING COMBS - 19 HOLE
 Professional quality, extra-strong wire binding combs.  Fits standard 19-hole binding format.  Wire binding provides a more polished finished product than plastic binding combs. 
 
For use with USI Combo Plastic and Wire Binding Machine only.

Wire Binding Combs
Item#
Size
Sheet Capacity
1/4"
25
5/16"
45
3/8"
65
7/16"
80
1/2"
100
9/16"
120
G07
5/8"
145
G08
3/4"
165
G09
7/8"
185
G10
1"
210

WIRE BINDING COMBS - 2:1 DOUBLE LOOP 21 HOLE
Two holes are punched per inch (21 holes total along the 11" side of a standard sheet of paper) and then bound with double-loop wire.  2:1 double loop wire binding combs can bind a stack of paper as small as 1/4 inch (20 sheets of standard 20 pound paper) up to 1-1/4 inch (230 sheets of standard 20 pound paper)., offering greater versatility than 3:1 wire binding.
Use with OffiWire 21, Renz Eco S, Renz Eco Comfort wire binding machines.  A 21-hole punch pattern is used for greater strength and document memory.  Choose from black, white, silver, red, or blue.

2:1 Double Loop Wire Combs
Item#
Size
Sheet Capacity
1/4"
30
3/8"
60
1/2"
100
5/8"
135
7/8"
190
1-1/8"
230

WIRE BINDING COMBS - 3:1 DOUBLE LOOP 32 HOLE
Three holes are punched per inch (32 holes total along the 11" side of a standard sheet of paper) and then bound with double-loop wire.  Ideal for smaller projects, 3:1 pitch wire binds a stack of paper as small as 3/16" (10 sheets of standard 20 pound paper) up to 9/16" (120 sheets of standard 20 pound paper).  3:1 double-loop wire binding combs offer a sturdier finish than 2:1 wire binding.  Pages turn 360 degrees and lay flat for easy copying.
Use with OffiWire 31, Fellowes WB 150 and WireMac 31 wire binding machines.  A 32-hole punch pattern is used for greater strength and document memory.  Choose from black, white, silver, red, or blue.

3:1 Double Loop Wire Combs
Item#
Size
Sheet Capacity
3/16"
20
1/4"
30
5/16"
50
3/8"
60
7/16"
80
1/2"
100
G18
9/16"
120

PLASTIC BINDING COILS
Rugged 12" plastic binding coil has a 4:1 pitch (4 round holes per inch) and glides easily through documents giving the elegant look of a spiral notebook. Pages turn a full 360 degrees allowing the pages to be opened back to back while remaining completely flat.  Plus with the multi-hole format, bound documents are extra strong. Crimp the ends of the binding coil for a semi-tamperproof document.
 
Use with CoilMac-ECI, CoilMac-EPI, CoilMac-M, Duracoil Combo , or other plastic coil binding machines.  Plastic coils are available in your choice of colors red, navy, black, white or clear.

Plastic Coils
Item#
Size
Sheet Capacity
1/4"
30
5/16"
60
3/8"
70
1/2"
90
9/16"
120

THERMAL BINDING COVERS
These covers have a clear PVC front with a glossy white opaque back.  Extra strength channel of glue in spine provides added bonding strength.  Although the pre-glued spines are a more expensive than other methods of binding, they provide a professional bound document for the low volume user.
 
Use with Fellowes TB450 or other thermal binding systems.

Thermal Binding Covers
Item#
Size
Color
1/8"
White
1/4"
White
3/8"
White
1/2"
White
1/8"
Navy
8278
1/4"
Navy

VELO BINDING STRIPS
No binding style is more secure, because VeloBind literally locks pages in place. For sleek, slim styling, books lay flat for easy filing and mailing. VeloBind comes in a variety of colors using only 3 sizes of elements, and can securely bind books up to 3" thick.  Available in 1" and 1/2" strips.
 
Use with VeloBind electric book binding system only.

Velo Binding Strips
Item#
Size
Pin/Strip
Sheet Capacity
1/2"
11-pin**
100
1/2"
11-pin**
100
1"
11-pin**
200
2"
4-pin
200
2"
4-pin
200
5453
2"
4-pin
200

** For Use With Model 111 Manual Compression Velobinder System (Machine Discontinued)

BINDING COVER SETS AND PAPER
Once you have chosen the binding method you prefer, you can also choose the type of cover to finish off your presentation.  Whether you want laser/inkjet imprintable covers or covers with windows, linen, grain or leather-like finishes, or plastic color transparent covers, there are a variety of options to choose from.  Plus, to make things even easier, prepunched paper is also available in a variety of punch counts.
 

Which binding method should you choose?
Only you can decide what will be the right binding machine for you.  First you need to evaluate the different methods available and see if one catches your eye. Each type of binding is designed to fill different user requirements whether you are creating a presentation or organizing documents.  Your choice of binding method will dictate what type of binding machine you require.  Keep in mind what your daily volume will be and how long you will need the machine.  To help you decide, we have created a Binding Machine Comparison Chart for your convenience.
 

Still have questions?
Please feel free to contact us and ask any questions you may have.