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Why should I use Pre-Punched Paper?

Jeff McRitchie posted this on Jul 17, 2015

Binding your documents is one of the best ways to ensure that people take your work seriously. Nothing says “professional” like something that’s been put together with any of the types of binding machines currently available. However, this type of document finishing can be time-consuming especially when you need to make a lot of books before you can leave the office. If you want to speed things up, you can used pre-punched paper. Here are some of the benefits of doing so.

1.) To save time. It’s been said that time is our most precious resource. And that seems especially true when you’re facing an important deadline. You can speed up your production time considerably when using pre-pinched paper – especially if GBC CombBind Prepunched Paper your books are really long or if there’s just a lot of them you need to put together. Can you imagine punching hundreds of sheets to get ready to bind? It would simply take too long, so pre-punched paper is the way to go.

2.) To add some color. Pre-punched paper is available in standard white so your documents can look as professional as possible. However, if you want to brighten things up or separate your document’s sections, you can use colored sheets. There are a lot of different hues available such as yellow, purple, blue, green, and so on. There’s bound to be a shade that’s just perfect for your particular book.

3.) Different hole patterns. As you probably know, there are different varieties of binding machines. Some of the most popular types are plastic comb, twin-loop wire, and color coil. The good news is you can purchase paper that’s been punched so it will work with whatever type of machine you have. Thus, you don’t need to worry about whether there are supplies that will actually work with your device.

4.) Different sizes and weights. Naturally, pre-punched paper is available in letter size (8.5” x 11”). Other sizes are available too, such as half-letter (5.5” x 11”) and legal size (8.5” x 14”). You can also get varying weights such as 20 and 24 lb.

5.) To use with binding covers. It’s important to choose the right cover for your work. (Think of it as the finishing touch.) There are many different types of covers, both PVC and plastic. And a lot of them are even pre-punched to make things easier.

6.) To save money and make life easier. Pre-punched paper is available by the ream and by the case. A ream would be great for a small number of documents but if you want to save money, get a case instead. Having a case will also make it easier to crank out a lot of documents at once.