What are my options for Plastic Poly Binding Covers?

posted this on Jul 6, 2015

Sometimes there are so many different options in binding covers that it can be difficult to know what cover might be best for you. Many users prefer plastic binding covers over paper covers because poly is waterproof, impossible to tear, heat resistant, stain resistant and incredibly durable. This article is designed to help you understand the different options available in poly binding covers, their thicknesses, patterns and available colors. 

  1. Sand Embossed Poly Covers: Sand embossed poly covers are 12 mil covers with a fine sand like finish on one side. Sand poly covers are packaged in 100 count packs and are the most economical poly covers that we offer. Sand embossed poly covers are available in a number of different colors including matte (frost), black, dark green, navy, maroon and transparent green.
  2. Stripe Embossed Poly Covers: Stripe embossed poly covers are 12 mil thick binding covers with a diagonal embossed stripe pattern on them, giving them texture and an elegant feel. Stripe embossed poly covers are all translucent or transparent allowing you to see your title page through the cover. These covers are packaged in 100 count packs and are available in transparent blue, clear, transparent green, transparent smoke, transparent maroon, and transparent aqua.
  3. Leather Grain Poly Covers: Leather grain embossed poly covers are 16 mil thick binding covers with an embossed leather grain texture for the look of leather with the strength and durability of poly. These poly covers are available primarily in opaque colors but we do have a frosted matte leather grain poly cover available. Packaged in 50 count packs leather grain poly covers are available in black, navy, maroon, dark green, blue, dark gray, and clear (matte).
  4. Crystal Embossed Poly Covers: Crystal embossed poly binding covers are 16 mil thick binding covers with an embossed diamond plate pattern. These covers are popular with contractors, house inspectors and construction companies. These crystal embossed poly covers are packaged in 50 count packs and are available in four transparent colors including: clear, blue, red, and smoke.
  5. Holographic 3D Poly Covers: These 3D holographic poly binding covers are 16 or 19 mil thick and have a unique shimmering holographic pattern embedded in the covers. Holographic poly covers really help to catch the attention of your customers and make your reports and documents stand out. Holographic 3D poly covers are packaged in 50 count packs and are available in five translucent colors including: smoke, clear, blue, green and mint.
  6. GBC Frost Poly Covers: GBC frost poly covers are made from a 14 mil poly material with a finish that has a very fine embossed texture (more smooth than sand embossed poly covers). These premium poly covers are available from GBC in a few different sizes including letter, oversize and index allowance.
  7. GBC Gels Poly Covers: GBC gels poly covers are made from a 14 mil poly material with a finish similar to their frost poly covers. However, GBC gels covers are available in three designer colors, including sage green, steel blue and plum. The amber gels covers have been discontinued.
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