How to Quickly Punch Holes in Large Quantities of Paper

posted this on Apr 26, 2016

Many of today’s binding methods require the use of punched paper. These are known as punch-and-bind methods and they include plastic comb, wire, coil, and VeloBind binding. If you use one of these methods and you frequently create large documents, you may be wondering how you can quickly punch holes in large quantities of paper. Luckily, there are a few options available to you and they’re all pretty easy and convenient. Check them out:

  • Your best option for processing large quantities of paper is using a paper drill. Many of these devices can take care of an entire ream of paper in one go, so you can get the job done in a flash. If you need to produce a certain hole pattern (i.e. a three-hole pattern for binders), be sure to use a drill that has multiple spindles.
  • Using a modular punch is another good way to quickly punch holes in large quantities of paper. Depending on your machine, you may be able to punch 20 or more pages at a time. Best of all, modular punches can produce different hole patterns so you can do different types of binding.
  • Finally, you can use pre-punched paper if you’re really in a hurry. It’s not a bad idea to punch paper ahead of time so it will be there when you need it. You can also purchase pre-punched paper if that’s more convenient for you.

Punching is an essential part of many binding processes and it never hurts to know how you can process a lot of paper quickly. The right method for you will depend on your budget, what devices are at your disposal, and the type of binding you’re doing. Give one of the above methods a try today so you can quickly punch holes in your paper and prepare professional-looking documents.

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