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Spiral Binding Plastic Coils (Special 12" Long, 5:1 Pitch) (Box of 100)

Item #: SPIRALBINDING1251-CFG

Although not as popular as our standard 4:1 pitch coil bindings, these 5:1 pitch spiral binding plastic coils feature a more tightly-spaced coil that goes into book pages that have been punched with five holes per inch. This unique spiral coil hole pattern is great for print shops or binderies that already have the specialty binding equipment, or for those who are looking for an even tighter bound look for your books. Just like normal plastic coil bindings, these special 5:1 pitch coils are made of the same flexible and durable plastic that is meant to withstand heavy use and bounce-back to its original shape. More common in the print industry than anywhere else, you can buy 5:1 spiral binding plastic coils online in either black or white, and in sizes from 6mm to 20mm. All sizes are packaged with 100 coils per box. Need a special color? Check out our special-order colors and custom coil bindings page for more information.

Starting at: $6.59
Qty/Pack : 100 Coils / Box

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Coil Binding Capacity Chart

The capacities listed below are approximations, determined using standard 20 lb. bond copy paper; the actual sheet capacity will vary depending on what paper stock and covers you are using. For this reason, we recommend using the stack capacity column for the most accurate information. To measure your stack, assemble the entire book, including covers, and let it lay loose on the table (do not press it down) as you measure the spine thickness.

 

Coil Diameter Sheet Capacity* Stack Capacity Quantity / Box
6mm 5 - 35 Sheets 1/4" 100 Coils
7mm 36 - 47 Sheets 9/32" 100 Coils
8mm 48 - 60 Sheets 5/16" 100 Coils
9mm 61 - 70 Sheets 23/64" 100 Coils
10mm 71 - 80 Sheets 3/8" 100 Coils
11mm 81 - 90 Sheets 7/16" 100 Coils
12mm   91 - 100 Sheets 1/2" 100 Coils
13mm 101 - 110 Sheets 17/32" 100 Coils
14mm 111 - 120 Sheets 9/16" 100 Coils
15mm 121 - 130  Sheets 19/32" 100 Coils
16mm 131 - 140 Sheets 5/8" 100 Coils
18mm 151 - 160 Sheets 23/32" 100 Coils
20mm 161 - 170 Sheets 3/4" 100 Coils

5:1 Spiral Coil FAQs:

Q: Who uses 5:1 Pitch Coils?
5:1 pitch spiral coils are primarily used in Europe, however, is also used in print shops and binderies who prefer the look of the closer-spaced holes and have the proper binding machine to accomplish the punching.

 

Q: Do you have more sizes?
5:1 pitch spiral coils are only available in select sizes up to 20mm. Call us at (866) 537-2244 if you need something else, or heck out our special order coils page.

 

Product Description

Details

Our special 5:1 pitch spiral binding coils offer a tighter, more condensed look. Although not nearly as common as our standard 4:1 pitch coils, some printers and binderies prefer these more tightly wound plastic coil binders, and may have the specialized equipment for them. 5:1 binding coils are typically ran through smaller holes, so inserting can be more difficult, and the closer spacing may limit the capabilities. These special spaced spiral coils are still flexible and very durable, and come in several sizes from 6mm to 20mm in either white or black. 

Coil Diameter Sheet Capacity* Stack Capacity Quantity / Box
6mm 5 - 35 Sheets 1/4" 100 Coils
7mm 36 - 47 Sheets 9/32" 100 Coils
8mm 48 - 60 Sheets 5/16" 100 Coils
9mm 61 - 70 Sheets 23/64" 100 Coils
10mm 71 - 80 Sheets 3/8" 100 Coils
11mm 81 - 90 Sheets 7/16" 100 Coils
12mm   91 - 100 Sheets 1/2" 100 Coils
13mm 101 - 110 Sheets 17/32" 100 Coils
14mm 111 - 120 Sheets 9/16" 100 Coils
15mm 121 - 130  Sheets 19/32" 100 Coils
16mm 131 - 140 Sheets 5/8" 100 Coils
18mm 151 - 160 Sheets 23/32" 100 Coils
20mm 161 - 170 Sheets 3/4" 100 Coils

* Approximation based on standard 20 lb. bond copy paper. May vary depending on paper stock. Stack capacity is based on a loose-book including covers. To measure the thickness lay your full book on a table and let it lay loose (do not press down) and measure the thickness.

Specifications

Item # SPIRALBINDING1251-CFG
Manufacturer Buy101
Manufacturer Part Number SPIRALBINDING1251 CFG
Quantity 100 Coils / Box
Capacity Varies Depending on Size
View the Chart in the Product Description for Details
Sheet Capacity Varies Depending on Size
View the Chart in the Product Description for Details
Recommended Book Thickness Varies Depending on Size
View the Chart in the Product Description for Details
Binding Style Spiral Binding / Plastic Coil
Maximum Binding Edge 11"
Length 12" Long
Pitch / Hole Pattern Spiral Binding 5:1

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