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Wire Binding printing

Wire Binding

Professional Wire Binding Service
Paper range:
  1. A5, A4 or A3
  2. Matt, silk or gloss
  3. 90gsm to 200gsm
  4. 6 paper colours
  1. Acetate covers
  2. 300gsm card covers
  3. Tab dividers
  4. 6 wire colours
Wire binding (also known as wiro binding and spiral binding) is a professional and secure binding method for A5, A4 and A3 documents.

Our wire binding option is perfect for proposals, presentations, portfolios, reports, manuals and other documents. The document can lay flat and pages can be easily turned.

Tab dividers can be inserted, helping to split a document into multiple sections or chapters for easier referencing.

For extra durability, consider our card cover (printed or plain) and acetate cover options. Covers can be added to the front and back of the document as required.

Fast, easy, 24/7 printing - order today from just £0.51 per document!

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Max Thickness:
For example, with 90 gsm paper and no covers or tab dividers, the maximum number of pages that can be wire bound is 172 if printed single sided and 344 if printed double sided.

These maximum figures will be lower if paper with a higher gsm is selected, and also if covers and tab dividers are added. If you want to check your document is within the limits for the configuration you require, you can use the Price Check facility before uploading. Please Contact Us if you require any assistance.
Paper Size:
A5, A4 and A3.
Paper Weight:
Matt finish - 90, 100, 120, 160 or 200 gsm.
Silk/gloss finish - 115, 130, 150, 170 or 200 gsm.
Paper Finish:
Matt, silk or gloss.
Printed Sides:
Single sided or double sided printing.
Ink Colour:
Black & white or colour print (this is for the inner pages - the ink colour for a Front/Back Cover can be selected separately as required).
Paper Colour:
White, deep red, pastel blue, green, yellow or cream.
Wire Colour:
White, black, silver, red, blue or green.
Binding Position :
'Left long edge' or 'Top short edge' are available if the page Orientation is portrait, and 'Left short edge' or 'Top long edge' if the Orientation is landscape.
Front Cover:
Plain card (300 gsm) or use the Cover Design Tool (printed onto card and includes options to move/copy page 1).
Front Cover Colour:
White, black, red, blue, green, yellow or cream.
Back Cover:
Plain card (300 gsm) or use the Cover Design Tool (printed onto card and includes options to move/copy the last page).
Back Cover Colour:
White, black, red, blue, green, yellow or cream.
Outer Cover:
Clear acetate or opaque acetate.
Cover Lamination:
Gloss, matt or soft-touch lamination.
No. of Tabs:
Tab dividers are available if the Binding Position is along the 'Left long edge' for a portrait document, or along the 'Top long edge' for a landscape document. Not available for A3.
Tab Type:
Standard or plastic re-enforced tabs.


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Step 1

Check document thickness:

Your document must be within the following maximum page limits for wire binding:

Single sided: 172 printed pages
Double sided: 344 printed pages
Step 2

Accepted file types: .pdf .doc .docx .ppt .pptx .pub

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Step 3

Sorry, your document does not have enough pages to produce a Wire Binding if printed double sided.

However, if you are happy for it to be printed single sided then please select Continue. Alternatively, select Cancel and either choose a different product or Contact Us for assistance.
The paper size of the document you have uploaded is Letter/AQ size (i.e. 215.9mm x 279.4mm). If you are happy for this to be printed on A4 paper (i.e. 210mm x 297mm) then select Continue. Alternatively, Contact Us for assistance if you would like to print your document on Letter/AQ size paper, or select Cancel.
The orientation of the document you have uploaded is Landscape. However, the selected product requires the orientation to be Portrait and therefore any Landscape pages will be rotated 90 degrees anti-clockwise. If you are happy for this to occur then select Continue. Alternatively, select Cancel and upload a re-formatted document.
A problem has been detected with your file which will prevent it from displaying in the Document Previewer. Want us to try and fix it ? Select 'Continue'.

Note: this will take some time and depends on file size.
An error occurred while creating a preview for your document - this is normally caused by a problem with the file.

If you would like us to have a look into this then please send an email to [email protected] and attach the relevant file.
Please Choose Paper Size
Your document is Letter (AQ) sized, which is wider and shorter than A4.

If printed at A4 size, the content will be centralised vertically with a blank space at the top and bottom of each page. This will be shown in the Document Previewer.

How would you like to proceed?

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