Date: 18 Oct 2023 | Tag: wire binding spines
Choosing the right spine accessories is crucial for professional document binding. Here are step-by-step instructions on how to make the right choice:
Consider the thickness of the document: First, evaluate the thickness of the document. Thinner materials are better for smaller sizes like 1/4 inch or 3/8 inch. For thicker documents such as textbooks or books, choose a larger spines 1/2 inch or 3/4 inch.
The page number is important: it counts the total number of pages in the document, including covers and inserts. Binder spines are available in various capacities, typically from 20 to 425 sheets.To ensure a secure fit, it is worth choosing a backrest whose load capacity is slightly higher than your actual needs.
Think about the aesthetics: Think about the visual aspect. If you want a consistent look, match the color or style of the spine to the cover of the document.
At last, you need to check the quality of the wire rings, it must be strong enough if binding thick documents, to prevent damage and keep documents safe.
Originally published 18 Oct 2023, updated 18 Oct 2023.