How to Repair Hard Cover Books With ProBind Tools?

posted this on Mar 22, 2016

Books do suffer wear and tear. And restoring worn out and ripped books can be so costly. But with ProBind you can now restore the books you love to their good old condition. Take a look at this video and see the quick, simple and cost-effective way of repairing damaged books. Save your books now with your own hands, and with a little help from ProBind tools.


Here is the audio transcript for this video:

Welcome to MyBinding video. One of the largest costs that a library or book dealer deals with is the price of repairing or replacing ripped or damaged books. Typical costs are $6 to $8 per book, plus shipping and the book is out of circulation for quite some time. However, with ProBind tools, you can quickly, simply and cost-effectively repair your own books. Step-by-step, let's watch just how simple that process is. First, you take one of the ProBind glue strips and cut it just a little bit shorter than the length of the book, about one-half inch on each side. Then you place that glue strip directly into the spine of the book and close it up. When the adhesive warms up, it expands so to keep the glue from spilling out of the book and into the machine, cutting it a little bit short is wise. Additionally, you can take a regular piece of paper and fold it into thirds, making a little trough. Set that down inside the ProBind 2000 the book inside the paper and that will clean up any spills that might happen. With the book in place, slide the plate close and select hard cover. At the end of a short binding cycle, tap and press down on the book block, assuring that it's all the way into that adhesive. Then slide the plate out, remove the book and place it into the hard cover crimper. Allow the handle to spring back and hold the book there in place. And after the book has cooled, remove it from the ProBind crimper and the repair is finished. So if book repair or the constant binding and rebinding is part of your life, institution or job, you know that ProBind is a great solution for you. Here at MyBinding, we're committed to finding you a solution. For more demos, reviews and how-tos, check out MyBinding.com.

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