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Coil Hand Crimpers / Crimping Pliers
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Coil Hand Crimpers / Crimping Pliers

Coil Hand Crimpers / Crimping Pliers

Part #: PCRIMPER
4 Questions, 4 Answers
Brand: MyBinding

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Main Features:
  • Cuts and crimps coil sizes from 6mm to 50mm
  • Convenient and mobile
  • Sturdy construction
  • 1 Year Manufacturer Warranty

ProductDescription

These Coil Hand Crimpers / Spiral Coil Crimping Pliers are specially designed to help you to finish your coil bound books. In a single motion, the Coil Crimping Pliers both cut and crimp the coil bending a small piece of coil over to prevent the coil from spinning off the book. Coil crimpers are extremely easy to use and are essential for coil binding. Coil hand crimpers are specially designed to cut and crimp plastic coil in one easy step! Additional sets of hand crimpers can speed up productivity!

Product Details

  • Cuts and crimps coil sizes from 6mm to 50mm.
  • Recommended for use with coil inserters that do not have automatic crimping.
  • Red dot facing upward indicates the proper position for crimping.
  • Longer crimp length prevents coil from unwinding out of book.
  • Equivalent to GBC Part Number 7300450
  • Special GBC Coil Crimpers for Oval Hole Coil Pattern available (GBC Part Number 7300551)
  • Warranty: 1 Year Manufacturer Warranty

ProductReviews

14 Review(s)
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Reviewed on 4/24/2018

5 stars Review by Debra

These are better than the ones I previously had from GBC. These have a slightly thicker rubber handle which makes it easier on my carpal tunnel syndrome.

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Reviewed on 3/29/2018

5 Stars Review by Mac

Perfect puchase

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Reviewed on 3/29/2018

5 Stars Review by T.E.H

Works great!

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Reviewed on 3/15/2018

Great Review by Jose

These crimpers do a good job

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Reviewed on 2/9/2018

very pleased Review by Jean

This was a replacement crimper. We misplaced the first one, which has lasted nearly forever!

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Reviewed on 1/1/2018

I originally thought this was just a regular needle-nose pliers, but it cuts and bends the coils so when wrapping your book/booklet around itself the pages do not come loose. Takes a bit to get the hang of the correct angle. Practice on a few coils before using on your finished product.

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Reviewed on 9/16/2017

Worked great Review by William

Worked great, just follow instructions.

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Reviewed on 8/23/2017

Easy to use Review by Amjad

These are just the tool to get the ends of a coil bound report cut and crimped.

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Reviewed on 5/22/2017

Good pliers Review by ROBERT

These take some getting used to but they work great.

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Reviewed on 1/6/2017

Well-made product, sturdy construction; absolutely no instructions of any kind included. I had to get online and find a video to watch to show me how to use it. These are large enough, that I sometimes had a hard time crimping my 1/4" coils. Once I figured out exactly where to place everything, it did fine most of the time. I would say, with anything larger than the 1/4" coil, you won't have any trouble at all. They really do seem to be a nice, quality product.

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DemonstrationVideo

Transcript: Welcome to MyBinding's How To videos. Today we answer the question how to use coil crimping pliers. First, you want to make sure the coil is threaded all the way through all the holes and hangs out on both ends. Then turn the entire project around so the bind faces you. Hold it in your hand and take the coil crimping pliers. Be sure that the little red dot on the head of the crimper is facing up. Insert the coil crimping pliers into just after the last hole all the way in, squeeze it good with one fluid motion. You'll notice that both the cut and the crimp are done nicely. For the best look, s... Read More
Welcome to MyBinding's How To videos. Today we answer the question how to use coil crimping pliers. First, you want to make sure the coil is threaded all the way through all the holes and hangs out on both ends. Then turn the entire project around so the bind faces you. Hold it in your hand and take the coil crimping pliers. Be sure that the little red dot on the head of the crimper is facing up. Insert the coil crimping pliers into just after the last hole all the way in, squeeze it good with one fluid motion. You'll notice that both the cut and the crimp are done nicely. For the best look, spin the coil back toward the hole and then flip the entire project over to crimp the other side. Once again, place the pliers just beyond the last hole and crimp. And now you have a beautiful bound book with a coil bind. And that's how to use coil crimping pliers. For more articles, demos, reviews, and how-to's on all things binding, check out MyBinding.com.

StaffReview

Spiral Coil Hand Crimpers Product Review

Spiral coil crimping pliers are used to finish binding documents with spiral coil. They cut off the excess coil and bend the ends over in a single motion, helping to ensure that the spirals don’t spin back off the book. Usually, spiral coils are purchased longer than the edge of the document you are binding. Most spiral coils are purchased in lengths that are approximately 1″ longer than your finished binding edge, allowing for the crimping process. Special crimping pliers makes the finishing process much easier, preventing you from having cut off the coil and then manually bend the end over so that it will stay secure.

Features:

These pliers are marked with a red dot on one side, helping you align the pliers during the crimping process. It is also important to note that the red dot should always face the ceiling, and keep the spine of the book facing toward you when you are crimping coil.

Spiral Coil And Crimpers also offer a standard throw length, or length of the piece of coil that is bent over, which is ideal for 4:1 pitch and 5:1 pitch coil – the two most common sizes. In addition, the plastic coated handles of these pliers make them easy to hold and easy to use.

Limitations:

Although the throw length of the pliers is ideal for standard 4:1 pitch and 5:1 pitch binding., trying to bind documents with 4:1 pitch oversize oval holes, 3:1 pitch holes or 2.5:1 pitch holes will be difficult. With larger holes the throw length may not be long enough. This could allow the spiral coil to spin off the book. For these applications, premium oversize oval hole crimping pliers are suggested.

The pliers must be squeezed hard enough to bend the end of the coil over but not so hard that you cut the end off. This can take a bit of finesse, and those who work with high volumes sometimes find the coil crimping process tedious and labor intensive. In this case, there are several automated crimping tools available on the market, but they can range in price from a few thousand to tens of thousands of dollars and often require significant amounts of setup time.

Some new coil binding machines now include a small crimping tool on the machine itself and are easy to use, but are also very expensive. They may be a good alternative, however, for those who dislike crimping documents with these pliers.

Recommendation:

Anyone who uses a coil binder should have a pair of coil crimping pliers, so if your machine doesn’t’ come with a pair, it is highly-recommended that you include one in your order. Although high-volume users may consider other crimping options, it is best to consult with a document finishing specialist before deciding which option will work best for your application. And don’t forget – customers who use non standard pitches or oversize oval hole pattern should consider a pair of pliers with a longer throw for the best effect.

Questions & Answers
Q:
1st - What is a lower cost metal coil cutting / crimping tool? 2nd - Do they make a low cost metal / plastic (Does both) coil cutting / crimping tool?
Asked by from: Rob C.
A:
Thank you for your questions. The "Coil Hand Crimpers / Crimping Pliers" are the least expensive pair of crimping pliers that we carry. They are designed to work with the standard plastic binding coils. Currently we do no carry a pair of crimping pliers that are designed to work with a metal coil.

Answered by MYBinding 7 months ago
Q:
Is it possible to get the crimper in a left-handed model?
Asked by Shari
A:
Thank you for your question. Unfortunately there are no Left handed crimpers available.

Answered by MyBinding 11 months ago
Q:
Will the Coil Hand Crimpers / Crimping Pliers cut/crimp metal coils? or Do they only work on plastic coils?
Asked by Infinity
A:
Thank you for your question. The Coil Hand Crimpers are designed to be used with just plastic coils, the would not work on metal coils.

Answered by MyBinding 1 years and 3 months ago ago
Q:
Do I need the roller thing to insert the coils onto the books?
Asked by King L.
Here. You can insert the spines on the edge of your book by hand spinning them on a little bit at a time. If you just have a few books to do that will work just fine. However, if you are binding on a regular basis you will probably want to spend the extra $30 and get the unit with the inserter.
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A:
This machine doesn't have an electric roller on the top and thus is less expensive. However we do have this exact machine with the roller included Here. You can insert the spines on the edge of your book by hand spinning them on a little bit at a time. If you just have a few books to do that will work just fine. However, if you are binding on a regular basis you will probably want to spend the extra $30 and get the unit with the inserter.

Answered by Mybinding.com 2 years and 3 months ago ago
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