At Far Western Graphics you can take advantage of our 40+ years of experience and service to handle your Wire-O’ or Spiral bound book project. Whether it is offset or digital printing that you need, FWG can take care of your needs.
Wire-O and Spiral bound books have become industry favorites and it's no surprise- because of their ability to lie completely flat when opened and their ease-of-use. They are great for jobs like directories, recipe booklets, calendars, manuals and educational books.
3:1 pitch (3 holes per inch) Wire-O
FWG 3:1 pitch hole pattern is most commonly used for binding smaller sized documents. Typical spacing for 11inch sheet will be 33 holes on the binding side; the punch holes for this are square shaped. 3:1 pitch wire is most commonly found in sizes ranging from 6 mm (1/4in) up to 16 mm (5/8 in).
2:1 pitch (2 holes per inch) Wire-O
FWG 2:1 pitch hole pattern is most commonly used for binding larger sized documents. Typical spacing for 11inch sheet will be 22 holes on the binding side; the punch holes for this are square shaped. 2:1 pitch wire is most commonly found in sizes ranging from 16 mm (5⁄8 in) up to 32 mm (1 1⁄4 in).
Spiral binding hole patterns
FWG hole pattern used for Spiral binding is a 4:1 pitch hole pattern. This simply means that there are four holes per inch on the edge of the document; the punch holes for this are round in shape. Typical spacing for 11inch sheet will be 43 holes on the binding side. Standard Spiral sizes are between 6 mm (1/4”) up to 50 mm (2”inch) diameter.
If you need help, figuring out what you need or need special services to customize your Wire-O Spiral bound book project or have questions on your project please contact one of our sales representatives @ 1(408) 481-9777 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org