Akiles WireMac Duo Wire-O® Punching & Binding Machine
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Akiles WireMac Duo Wire-O® Punching & Binding Machine

Brand: Akiles
  • Heavy duty, all metal construction.
  • Punches and closes both, 3:1 pitch wires and 2:1 pitch wires.
  • Punching Capacity: 20 Sheets
  • Maximum Binding Edge: 14"
  • 1 Year Manufacturer Warranty
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A one-of-a-kind solution, the Akiles WireMac-Duo is a fully-featured Wire-O® machine that allows for the punching and binding of both 3:1 and 2:1 pitch wires in a single unit, making it extremely versatile. Manufactured for durability, this all-metal binding machine remains compact, while featuring two punching openings (one for each pitch) to eliminate the hassle of die change, and a single closer opening that handles all size wire spines. Fully disengageable punch pins allows for more versatility in sheet size and punching pattern, while a variety of adjustment knobs and settings help you achieve a look that is aligned and finished to perfection. This machine has everything you need to punch and bind with Wire-O® twin-loop binding supplies. Get the solution to all of your punching and binding needs when you buy the Akiles WireMac Duo online.


Manufacturer Akiles Products Inc
Manufacturer Part Number AWMD
Suggested User Medium Office, Large Office
Binding Style Wire-O Binding
Operation: Punching Manual
Operation: Binding Manual
Capacity: Punching 20 Sheets
Included Supplies & Accessories Diameter Guide
Margin Depth Guide
Compatible Supplies & Accessories Wire-O® Twin-Loop Binding Supplies
Actual Machine Dimensions ( L x H x W) 16" x 27" x 20" (w handles)
Shipping Length 19"
Shipping Width 21"
Shipping Height 13"
Shipping (Web) Weight 59 Lbs.
Manufacturer's Warranty 1 Year Limited
Punch & Bind Capability Yes
Maximum Binding Edge 14"
Open Ended Punch Yes
Disengageable Pins Yes


Binding101 is happy to offer the heavy duty, all metal construction, all-in-one WireMac Duo Wire-O® Punch & Binding Machine. This unique wire binding machine punches and closes both, 3:1 pitch wires and 2:1 pitch wires. The Akiles WireMac Duo is based on the best selling WireMac, but has gone one step further in providing both kinds of punching patterns in one compact machine. The WireMac-Duo has both die sets installed in one single unit, with no need to change dies. This new Wire Binding System is all you need to punch and Wire-O® bind from 2 sheets to over 200 sheets! All punching pins on the Akiles WireMac Duo dies can be independently disengaged, allowing for punching of any size document, while preventing partial side-end perforation.


Akiles WireMac Duo Wire-O® Binding Machine Overview

Transcript: Watch this overview video for the Akiles WireMac Duo Wire-O® Punching & Binding Machine and learn just how simple it is to use, as well as go over the key features so you can make an educated buying decision.
Watch this overview video for the Akiles WireMac Duo Wire-O® Punching & Binding Machine and learn just how simple it is to use, as well as go over the key features so you can make an educated buying decision.

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Expert Reviewer: Mallory, Editor at Binding101WireMac Duo Expert Review  by Mallory Morsa
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WireMac Duo 4.3 Star Expert Review


The WireMac-Duo is the perfect all-in-one twin loop binding system for medium-sized offices. Basically, for anyone who needs the capability to bind the entire range of wire sizes for both 3:1 and 2:1 pitch, and wants a heavy-duty machine, but doesn’t necessarily need the power of an electric model.

Perhaps too obvious, but the thing I like most about this wire system is that it can do both 3:1 and 2:1 punching patterns. There really aren’t too many machines out there with this capability, especially in this price range. In fact, most machines that can do both are actually electric interchangeable die machines, which are quite a bit more expensive and built for heavy duty punching operations. The WireMac-Duo fits into the medium-duty office user category, though, expanding the options available while remaining budget-friendly and without going overkill on the power.

Another great feature is the independent disengageable punching pins. What’s that mean? There is a single punch pin for each hole that is punched. With the ability to disengage a pin and stop that individual hole from punching, you open up the realm of sheet size possibilities, while letting yo properly place your holes without ended up with a half-hole at the edge. This is a common feature for Akiles machines, but is not something to be overlooked.

Let’s talk about wire closing for a moment now. If you are experienced with wire-o binding, then you know that closing the wire can be a bit of a learning curve; if the closer is set too small, it over-closes the wire and creates a jagged look, or if it is set too large, your pages will fall out of the crack. Even machines that have size-specific settings for the closer —that should theoretically create a perfect close for that particular wire— users often still struggle getting that perfect circle bind. The great thing about the closer on the Duo binder is that it can be fine-tuned, so you can adjust and make sure you always have a perfect close. And on that same note, I always perfect vertical closers like this so the wire doesn’t fall out before you even have a chance to bind.

There really aren’t too many noteworthy “negatives” about this machine. The only real consideration I would want to be sure you think about is what your volume requirements are. Even though the WireMac Duo is manufactured with heavy duty materials, it is not meant for all day binding; the manual punching can be tiresome for your operator. So if you think you may need something stronger or for more frequent/larger jobs, then consider the WireMac E instead (but keep in mind that it is not a dual 31/21 punch, but an either-or choice).

For medium duty punching and binding of both thin and thick wire-bound books, the WireMac Duo from Akiles and Binding101 is a great choice. Heavy duty manufacturing combined with versatility and fine-tuning features make this system a desirable option. I am not surprised that it is one of our top 5 wire binding machines of 2019.

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