Binding Services


Binding Services in San Diego, CA on Miramar Road – REPLICA

Binding is a finishing process used hold a stack of individual pages together to form a book. At Replica we provide you with a variety of binding options to choose from. Take a look at the different options and choose the one that will fulfill the look and needs of your final product.

Coil Binding at Replica San Diego

Coil Bind at Replica San Diego

COIL BINDING

Pros:

  • Most commonly used bind
  • Similar to a spiral notebook
  • Lays flat when open
  • Folds back 360 degrees
  • Opens back to back
  • Flexible & durable
  • Great solution for odd size projects
  • Fulfills most bind needs

Cons:

  • 3-Step process (Punch Holes – Coil Pages – Clip Tips)
  • Coil bind is not reusable

NOTES: Coil Bind and Spiral Bind are the same book bind method.

 

Coil Binding at Replica San Diego

Coil Bind at Replica San Diego

COMB BINDING

Pros:

  • Second most commonly used bind
  • Pages are easily added or removed
  • Lays flat when open
  • Comb Bind is reusable
  • Works well with odd sizes
  • Flexible spines tend to keep their shape

Cons:

  • 2-Step process (Punch Holes – Insert Pages)
  • Pages easily wear and tear if treated roughly

 

Velo Binding at Replica San Diego

Velo Bind at Replica San Diego

VELO BINDING

Pros:

  • Standard in the Legal Industry
  • Legal briefs, transcripts and financial reports
  • Difficult to tamper with
  • Easy to file and store
  • Great for infrequently used materials
  • One of the few styles able to binds over 2″ thick
  • Most durable binding

Cons:

  • 3-Step process (Punch Holes – Insert Pages – Melt Off Plastic Edges)
  • Does not lay flat when open
  • Velo bind is not reusable
  • Content near the spine could be hard to read

 

Tape Binding at Replica San Diego

Tape Bind at Replica San Diego

TAPE BINDING

Pros:

  • 1-Step process (Pre-glued tape is heated to activate – Done!)
  • Easy to file and mail
  • Great for lab manuals, proposals and reports
  • No holes needed in the bind process
  • For booklets that are occasionally used

Cons:

  • Can not add or remove pages
  • Not ideal for books over  2″
  • Tape is not reusable

NOTES: Tape Bind and Thermal Bind are the same book bind method.

 

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