- Wire bound or Wiro-binding is ideal for, presentations, notebooks, recipe books, manuals and other reference documents, Especially if you want the document to lie flat or fold back on itself.
- We have noticed that nearly all our clients opt for protective clear acetate covers front and back for their wiro bound documents. Worth considering?
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Wiro binding (also known as wire binding, which is simlilar to spiral or coil binding but gives a more professional looking finish) involves gathering pages together, punching holes along their side and holding them together with a metal wire spine. When the pages are opened they either lie flat or can fold fully back around, making wiro binding ideal for annual reports, recipe books, manuals and other reference material. It’s also suitable for between 4 and 180 leaves - that’s up to 360 printed sides.
Choose wiro binding on the top or left-hand side, and landscape or portrait orientation. You can select from silk, gloss or uncoated paper (with recycled options for both silk and uncoated), or from our broad range of luxury papers. You can opt to laminate your cover, and for extra strength and durability, you can choose to add protective clear acetate covers.
We can provide wiro bound documents in sizes A3, A4, A5, 1/3 A4 and 210mm x 210mm square. A3 sizes can only be bound on the short edge. We only use black coloured wires on all products.
Silk coated paper has a smooth feel with a discreet surface sheen. It offers excellent ink to paper contrast, and printed colours appear distinct and clear. A recycled option is available. (115gsm – 350gsm)
Gloss coated paper has a shiny surface and very smooth finish. Colour is sharp and stands out well. Ink dries quickly and the need for lamination is reduced. (115gsm – 350gsm)
Our premium uncoated paper is more absorbent than coated paper. Printed inks appear flatter due to this absorbency, and the paper has a soft finish. A recycled option is available. (100gsm – 350gsm)
We have a comprehensive selection of luxury papers for when only the best will do.
- Acquerello (160gsm-280gsm)
- Constellation Snow (170gsm-280gsm)
- Laid (100gsm-300gsm)
- Mohawk Felt (120gsm-300gsm)
- Nettuno (140gsm-280gsm)
- Sirio Pearl Oyster (125gsm-300gsm)
- Sirio Pearl Polar Dawn (125gsm-300gsm)
- Splendorgel Avorio (100gsm-300gsm)
- Gesso (140gsm-250gsm)
Matt lamination gives a soft, contemporary effect. Adding gloss lamination gives a higher quality shine finish than printing on gloss card or paper alone.
Lamination is most useful with solid colours or images to enhance their vibrancy or where you want to protect your printed documents.
Lamination is not available on luxury papers.
Q. What can wiro bound booklets be used for?
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Q. What is the minimum number of pages that can be wiro bound?
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Q. What sizes do you print wiro bound documents?
Q. What colour choices are available for wiro bound documents?
Q. What paper options do you offer with wiro bound documents?
Q. Can I choose a luxury paper for my wiro bound documents?
Q. What finishes do you offer for wiro bound documents?
Q. I’m struggling with the layout of my wiro bound documents. Do you have any templates that I could download?
Q. How do I supply my artwork?
Q. Do I need bleed and crop marks on my artwork?
Q. Do I need to adhere to certain margins when designing my wiro bound documents?
Q. Do I need to supply fonts?
We provide templates in Adobe Illustrator, InDesigns and PDF formats.
- Adobe Illustrator
- Adobe InDesign
3rd A4 Landscape Left Bound
3rd A4 Landscape Top Bound
3rd A4 Portrait Left Bound
3rd A4 Portrait Top Bound
210 x 210 Left Bound
210 x 210 Top Bound
A3 Landscape - Left Bound
A3 Portrait - Top Bound
A5 Landscape Left Bound
A5 Landscape Top Bound
A5 Portrait Left Bound
A5 Portrait Top Bound
A4 Landscape Left Bound
A4 Landscape Top Bound
A4 Portrait Left Bound
A4 Portrait Top Bound
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