Date: 15 Aug 2023 | Tag: binding machine
Binding thick documents can be difficult without the right approach. Here is a step-by-step guide to help you bind thick stacks of paper with ease:
1. Prepare your document
Arrange the pages and remove all paper clips and staples. Make sure the edges are aligned, it’s important for the looking after punching and binding.
2. Batch Punching
For thick documents, punch pages in small batches instead of trying to punch them all at once. This reduces the risk of paper jams and improves cutting accuracy. But in this way, you need to punch in different times.
3. Margin Adjustment
Increase the folder margin setting according to the thickness of the document. This prevents text from being cut off at the edge of the binding.
4. Use a thick folder
Choose a stable folder, thick spine or a sturdy metal spine to protect a thick document as well.
5. Manual Insertion
Some binding styles, such as staple binding, it may be necessary to manually insert the binding element through the punched holes. Take your time to ensure a smooth and even insertion.
Originally published 15 Aug 2023, updated 15 Aug 2023.