Color coil binding (also known as Spiral, CoilBind, plastic coil binding) is one of the most popular and fastest growing of all binding styles.Coil binding is fast and easy, and offers a wide variety of colors to choose from.
If you or your small business or organization are looking for a low expense way to bind documents in the spiral coil style, the DGF EC1000 is probably one of the options you have come across. Here we will take a look at the EC1000 binding machine and give you some of what we consider to be its strengths and weaknesses.
Rhin-O-Tuff is known throughout the industry for making some of the best and most durable binding machines on the market. Here's a short look at some of their Spiral Coil inserters, all of which are rugged, durable, and easy to use.
A highly respected binding machine manufacturer, Tamerica makes some of the most innovative and feature rich spiral binding machines and coil inserters on the market. Here is a look at a few of these machines.
Finding a good quality spiral coil binding machine for a good price can be challenging.This review will detail my observations concerning the features, limitations and construction of this machine.
The Coilmac EPI is a heavy duty electric spiral coil binding machine with both an electric punch and an electric coil inserter.Offers a 25 sheet punching capacity (actually more like 22 sheets) for 20lb bond paper. Can punch 2 clear covers at a time. This is one of the largest punch capacities available in a desktop binding machine. Uses a foot pedal control to allow you to hold your document in both hands while punching and inserting.
This past year, Rhin-O-Tuff released a new electric spiral coil binding machine called the 3250CL.Instead of developing another putty colored industrial looking binding machine for print shops, they decided to develop a contemporary binding machine targeted at professional office environments. The new 3250-CL electric spiral coil binding machine is the result of this effort.
If you are thinking about buying an electric spiral coil binding machine for your office there are three main options available on the market. You can choose the Akiles CoilMac EPI, the DFG E Titan Coil or the new Rhin-O-Tuff 3250CL Pro Series coil binding system.
If you are in the market for a spiral coil binding machine that will see relatively light use, you may want to take a look at the Akiles Rubicoil. It's a fine entry-level machine that can see a lot of projects through. Here is a close look at this machine's pluses and minuses, along with a final recommendation.
If you have ever attempted to bind a book using large sized color coil (larger than 30mm) you will understand just how frustrating the process can be. For smaller sized book binding you can easily use your spiral inserter to quickly spin the coil binding onto your document.In order to make the process a little bit easier and to save a lot of time, here are some tips for binding large documents with spiral binding.
Digital Finishing Group isn't as well known in the binding world when compared with such heavyweights as GBC and Fellowes, but they still make some good machines. One of these is the DFG EC-2000 which is an electric spiral coil binding machine that can withstand heavy-duty use. It is available for a great price (especially when you consider the machine's features), but it does have a couple of limitations.
The DFG Titan Coil is a well-constructed binding system aimed at filling the needs of medium sized organizations who want to have the ability to bind their own documents in the spiral coil style. These are a few of this machine's strengths and weaknesses as we see them.
The Rhin-O-Tuff CI 3000 is a uniquely designed spiral coil inserter that is designed for making it easier to insert coils onto the edge of your documents.The CI-3000 has a unique place in the market where it can save certain types of organizations a lot of time. If it is a good fit for you then great. Otherwise you may be better off with a more traditional inserter.
I remember the first time that I tried coil binding and attempted to use a pair of coil binding hand crimpers.Hopefully I can save you some time and frustration by giving you some simple hints on crimping spiral coil. Here are a few things to remember...
Akiles is one of the leading manufacturers of spiral coil binding machines. Here is a look at some of the top selling Akiles machines, and their various features and functions.