Jeff McRitchie

Jeff McRitchie

Jeff McRitchie is the VP of Marketing and original developer for MyBinding.com. He writes extensively on topics related to document and presentation binding, personal and commercial lamination, shredding and paper handling. Although almost every company uses these products, almost nobody talks about them. Jeff has written and published almost 400 articles related to binding technologies and loves to address issues and problems that are not discussed anywhere in print. Most of Jeff's articles are prompted by actual questions from customers who are looking to solve a problem or better understand what solution will best fit their needs.

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Frequently Asked Questions About Unibind Thermal Binding

If you are in the market for a new binding system, you have lots of choices ranging from comb to wire binding. However, one binding style you should definitely check out is Unibind. This is a unique thermal binding method that uses specialized supplies so you can make your documents look their best. Here are the most frequently asked questions about Unibind so you can decide if it's right for you:

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Office Recycling: Five Creative Ways to Reuse Paper From Your Shredder

Most of today's offices contain at least one paper shredder due to privacy concerns. Shredding documents is one of the best ways to protect personal, company, and proprietary information. However, there is one problem you will encounter when using a shredder: what do you do with all of your shredded paper? Sure, you can (and should) recycle it, but what if you want to get creative? The good news is that there are a lot of creative ways to reuse paper from your shredder. Here are five of them:

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A Guide to the Most Common Types of Fiber Optic Connectors

Unlike Category 5 network cables, which have a standardized connector setup, fiber optic cables can employ any number of connector schemes in order to make connections with patch panels, switch boxes, and the various network implements that comprise a data system.

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The Differences Between VGA, S-Video, and Composite Video

Though mostly superseded in the past decade by digital video connectors that can handle more data and provide a clearer picture, analog video connectors are still employed on numerous legacy devices and still form an integral portion of many video display relays. Whether you need to hook your DVD player up to an analog projector, or pass data between your computer and an analog monitor, knowing different types of analog video connectors available on the consumer market can prove essential to making the most of your Audio/Visual setup.

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The Progression of the DVI Connector

Of the various digital video connector schemes available in the consumer market, DVI (Digital Visual Interface) might have the most frustrating set of technical variations and nuances. However, DVI connectors present a fine option for connecting between your computer or laptop and a digital display .

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How to Create I.D. Badges to Improve Company Security

One of the easiest and most cost-effective ways to beef up your company's security is by creating and using your own I.D. badges. Making I.D. badges can be done quite quickly with basic office equipment such as a P.C. and a small pouch laminator. Just follow these steps to make your own:

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How to Choose Laminating Pouches in Five Easy Steps

Laminating your documents is a great way to make them last longer and give them that finishing touch. A lot of people choose to process their documents with pouch laminators since these machines are easy to use and they come a a variety of price points. In order to use one of these machines, you will need laminating pouches. Choosing the right pouches is crucial and luckily, it is easy to do. Here's how you can choose the right laminating pouches in five easy steps:

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How to Create Your Own Perforated Paper

Perforated paper has a lot of different uses. It can be used to create financial forms, student workbooks, advertisements, and more. Plus, it can be used in more creative pursuits such as scrapbooking. You just need to have the right equipment. Here are some methods to try so you can create your own perforated paper:

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Three Ways to Store Cardstock for Personal and Professional Projects

Cardstock is suitable for both personal and professional projects such as making greeting cards, brochures, and so. Scoring is just creating an indentation in the paper so it won't crack when it's folded. Here they are:

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How to Install New Rolls of Laminating Film on Your Roll Laminator

Roll laminators are helpful machines that make it possible for you to protect and preserve posters, maps, retail displays, and more. Perhaps the most difficult part of using a roll laminator is loading new film on to it. This article will walk you through the process so you can do it with a minimal amount of trouble:

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Laminate Your Documents Without a Laminator By Using Self-Sealing Laminating Pouches

Laminating your documents and photographs is one of the best ways to make them last longer, especially if they will subjected to frequent handling and/or the elements. A lot of people choose to use either a pouch or roll laminator to process those materials but if you don't have access to one, what do you do? Well, there are a couple of options. Some people chose to use clear contact paper because it is easy to find. However, using it can be tricky.

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Photo Laminating Made Easy

Although people share a lot of photos through Twitter, Facebook, and other websites these days, many people still love to have hard copies of their photos. Unfortunately, printed photographs are subject to wear and tear, and a photo can be destroyed by too much handling. Luckily, it is possible to laminate your photos so they will last longer. It is easy, too. Just follow these steps:

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The Top Seven Paper Shredder Safety Features

Paper shredders have become very prominent in today's offices and homes. This is due to a number of factors including the rise in identity theft and the passing of federal privacy laws. That said, paper shredders can be dangerous to use and it's important to buy and use a machine that has the right safety features. Here is a list of some of the features you will find in today's shredders:

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Comparing the GBC CombBind C20E and Fellowes Galaxy E Comb Binding Machines

There are plenty of plastic comb binding machines out there and to the untrained eye, they can all seem pretty much the same. However, there are distinct differences between machines, especially when you compare the GBC CombBind C20E and the Fellowes Galaxy E. Here is an in depth look at their similarities and differences:

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Comparing the Fellowes Orion E 500 and GBC CombBind C800pro Comb Binding Machines

There are a lot of comb binding machines on the market thanks to the popularity of comb binding among office workers, teachers, and other professionals. Both companies have produced durable comb binding machines such as the Fellowes Orion E 500 and the GBC CombBind C800pro. Here's a comparison of these devices so you can determine which one would be right for your binding needs:

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