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Wire-O® Twin-Loop Binding Supplies (Box of 100)

Item #: WIREOBINDING-CFG

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Wire binding is the most popular binding solution for businesses who need to create professional-quality books. The Wire-O® spines offer a clean and high-class appeal that is unmatched by any other traditional binding method. Books bound with Wire-O® double-o wires lay flat and the sheets can flip a full 360°. They offer a semi-secure binding method that can only be un-bound if cut off.

Available in both 3:1 pitch and 2:1 pitch options for your Wire-O® binding machines, these twin loop wire spines come in a large selection of colors including black, white, silver, pewter, blue, green, and several more. 3:1 pitch wire-o comes in sizes from 1/4" up to 9/16", which means it can be used for books from 2 to 120 sheets. 2:1 pitch wire-o is typically available in the larger sizes from 5/8" up to 1 ¼", perfect for books from 135 to 280 sheets, but we also offer unique special smaller 2:1 wires in the full range of sizes, offering more versatility. Select a color, pitch, and wire size below. All sizes are packaged with 100 wires per box.

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2 Select Your Pitch / Hole Pattern

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What do I need?
Packaged Quantities:
Wire-O Size Sheet Capacity* Qty/Bx
1/4" 45 Sheets 100 Wires
5/16" 60 Sheets 100 Wires
3/8" 75 Sheets 100 Wires
7/16" 90 Sheets 100 Wires
1/2" 105 Sheets 100 Wires
9/16" 120 Sheets 100 Wires
5/8" 135 Sheets 100 Wires
3/4" 160 Sheets 100 Wires
7/8" 190 Sheets 100 Wires
1" 220 Sheets 100 Wires
1 ⅛" 250 Sheets 100 Wires
1 ¼" 280 Sheets 100 Wires

* Approximation based on standard 20 lb. bond copy paper. May vary depending on paper stock.

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Cut Wire-O® FAQs:

Q: What size should I order?
Check out the chart in our product description to see the recommended size based on your number of sheets and book thickness.

 

Q: What does "pitch" mean?
The pitch refers to the ratio of holes per inch; so a 2:1 has two holes per inch, and a 3:1 has three.

 

Q: How many loops are in 2:1 and 3:1 wires?
2:1 wires feature 21 loops and 3:1 wires feature 32 loops.

 

Q: Can they be cut down to shorter lengths?
Yes! Binding101 offers custom-cut wires to order, just call (866)537-2244 for a quote. You can also cut them down yourself using standard wire cutters.

Product Description

Wire-O® binding supplies are the most popular binding spine in offices and print shops looking for a professional and clean finish. Sometimes called twin loop wire binders, these binding spines offer a stylish metal finish in a variety of colors including black, white, silver, pewter, blue, green, red and more. Wire-O is a semi-secure binding method, meaning that the book cannot be unbound without cutting and discarding the spine itself. Books bound with Wire-O® double-o wires lay flat and the sheets can flip a full 360° from front to back, making it an ideal solution for notebooks, journals, and calendars, when paired with our calendar hangers.

Wire binders are available in either a 3:1 pitch (pronounced "three to one" and with 3 holes per inch) or a 2:1 pitch (pronounced "two to one" and with 2 holes per inch) options. Depending on the capabilities of your wire binding machine, you can choose either pitch or both. 3:1 pitch wire binding options range in sizes from 1/4" up to 9/16". 2:1 pitch wire binding, however, is available in a wider variety from 1/4" up to the largest 1 ¼" size. Most 2:1 wires only come in sizes 5/8" and larger, however, we offer special smaller 2:1 pitch wires in select colors.

When you bind with wire o spines, you can create a professional, attractive, and clean book up to 280 sheets* thick. Use the capacity chart below to help determine the best size for your needs, and buy wire-o twin loop binding supplies online today.

  Wire-O Diameter     Pitch (Holes Per Inch)     Sheet Capacity*     Book Thickness**     Quantity per Box  
  1/4"   3:1   45 Sheets   1/8"   100 Wires / Box  
  1/4"   2:1   45 Sheets   1/8"   100 Wires / Box  
  5/16"   3:1   60 Sheets   3/16"   100 Wires / Box  
  5/16"   2:1   60 Sheets   3/16"   100 Wires / Box  
  3/8"   3:1   75 Sheets   1/4"   100 Wires / Box  
  3/8"   2:1   75 Sheets   1/4"   100 Wires / Box  
  7/16"   3:1   90 Sheets   5/16"   100 Wires / Box  
  7/16"   2:1   90 Sheets   5/16"   100 Wires / Box  
  1/2"   3:1   105 Sheets   3/8"   100 Wires / Box  
  1/2"   2:1   105 Sheets   3/8"    100 Wires / Box  
  9/16"   3:1   120 Sheets   7/16"   100 Wires / Box  
  9/16"   2:1   120 Sheets   7/16"   100 Wires / Box  
  5/8"   2:1   135 Sheets   1/2"   100 Wires / Box  
  3/4"   2:1   160 Sheets   5/8"   100 Wires / Box  
  7/8"   2:1   190 Sheets   3/4"   100 Wires / Box  
  1"   2:1   220 Sheets   7/8"   100 Wires / Box  
  1 ⅛"   2:1   250 Sheets   1"   100 Wires / Box  
  1 ¼"   2:1   280 Sheets   1 ⅛"   100 Wires / Box  














 

 

* Approximation based on standard 20 lb. bond copy paper. May vary depending on paper stock.
** Book thickness 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 # WIREOBINDING-CFG
Manufacturer James Burn
Manufacturer Part Number WIREOBINDING CFG
Quantity 100 Pieces
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 Wire-O Binding
Sheet Size Letter Size [8 ½" W x 11" H]
Length 11"

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