Book Binding Services in San Diego


Binding is a finishing process used to hold a stack of individual pages together to form a book. At Replica we provide you with a variety of bookbinding options to choose from at our local San Diego print shop. 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 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
  • A 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.

Comb Binding service 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 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 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 binding process
  • For booklets that are occasionally used

Cons:

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

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

CONTACT INFORMATION

 

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Contact AJAY for the lowest printing prices and rush orders or quotes.
Email Ajay at: ajay@ReplicaSanDiego.com
Call Ajay at: (858) 349.4683

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