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PostSubject: Spiral Binding   Fri May 16, 2014 12:46 am

Spiral binding, also called coil binding, is a popular commercial binding style and has many applications. Made of plastic, spiral coil binding is flexible and allows your documents to be turned a full 360 degrees. You may find that spiral binding fits with your desktop publishing needs.
Spiral Binding Supplies and Equipment
Plastic spiral bindings are available in a wide variety of colors, including clear, gold and pink. Binding sizes are expressed in terms of millimeters, or mm. Sizes range from 6 mm, which can hold up to thirty sheets of paper, up to 55 mm, which can handle up to 440 pieces of paper.
You can purchase coil up to 36 inches in length. A 12-inch coil would be the standard length to use for an 11-inch document, since you will cut off about one inch when binding.
While the 55 mm spiral coil binding can be used for 2-inch-thick document, most companies only use spiral binding for manuscripts that max out at about 1 inch in thickness. Thicker documents tend to be difficult to handle and time consuming when using the spiral binding method.
In addition to sizes, spiral coil binding is available in several different pitches. Pitch describes the number of holes per linear inch. The most common pitch is 4
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