Comb Binding

The Affordable Binding for Your Paper

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Price: from $ 7.90

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Load your PDF in the online shop, choose your individual binding and place your order. Your order will send with free express delivery!

Comb binding look inside

INNOVATIVE look inside function

Use the look inside function to check your academic work to get your perfect binding. Additionally you can also ensure that you’re happy with the formatting.

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Online 3D configuration

The online 3D preview are for you to check every adjustment of your comb binding. Additional you can see your estimated date of delivery and price calculation.

The Comb Binding

Comb binding for research paper

The affordable binding for students

from $ 7.90 1170 Reviews
Comb Binding is the flexibel and affordable binding for short academic papers. The transparent front cover gives your cover page of your academic work the attention it deserves. The back page of the comb binding is available in seven attractive colors.
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  • Surface: Textured in leather look
  • Back Page Colors: Green, red, blue, gray, yellow, white, black
  • Front: Transparent plastic
  • Suitable For: Approx. 1 - 300 pages

Modifications for Comb Binding

BachelorPrint offers seven different colors for the back page of comb binding and a transparent front cover.

You can choose between the following options:

Plastic or metal comb binding in black

Color of the back page:

  • Royal blue
  • Sunshine yellow
  • Bordeaux red
  • Dark green
  • Black
  • Gray
  • White

Online Configurator

NEW: final check with look inside function

Our innovativ look inside function allows you to do an final online check of your comb binding. Scroll through your academic work for a last time before you place your order. Also the additional features are displayed, such as triangular pockets, CD covers and folding plans.

Comb binding look inside option
Comb binding 3D configurator

3D online configurator with delivery date display and live price calculation

Design your comb binding in our online print shop and see every modification live in our 3D configurator. With this feature you will get a first impression of your finished comb binding even before you place the order.


Comb binding is produced in three steps. In the first one, the front and the back page including all pages of your paper will get their punching holes for the metal or plastic comb binding. In the second step, the pages of your academic paper will be enclosed by the front and back page. In the last step, the comb will be inserted in the punching holes and closed. Is your order put through our online print shop, the production process will be completed within 24 – 72 hours.

Comb binding is mainly used for smaller academic papers due to its minimalistic style. For more important papers, other bindings are more suitable. Using the 3D configurator, you can test how your academic paper will look with each binding in the online print shop.

We recommend comb binding for the following types of work:

  • Essay
  • Paper
  • Assignments

The comb binding is our most affordable option for your paper. The price starts by $ 7.90. The total price depends on how many pages your paper has and whether you would like extra features with your binding.

You can calculate the exact price for the binding here: Print Shop

The comb binding is provided in seven different sizes, based on the number of pages. The spiral diameters’ range varies from 6 mm to 22 mm. The maximum number of pages is also based on the weight of the paper used.

Comb binding can fit more sheets of 100 g/m² paper than sheets of 120 g/m² paper. You need to bind more than 300 pages? Than we recommend double-sided printing. That way, up to 600 printed pages, or 300 pages, fit into our comb binding. For more information about paper for printing, head over to our blog post ‘Paper for Thesis Printing and Binding‘.

Page Count and Thickness of Binding:

  • 1-30 pages with 100 g/m paper. 1-20 pages with 120 g/m = 6mm
  • 31-50 pages with 100 g/m. 21-40 pages with 120 g/m = 8mm
  • 51-70 pages with 100 g/m. 41-60 pages with 120 g/m = 11mm
  • 71-90 pages with 100 g/m. 61-80 pages with 120 g/m = 13mm
  • 91-110 pages with 100 g/m. 81-100 pages with 120 g/m = 15mm
  • 111-150 pages with 100 g/m. 101-140 pages with 120 g/m =19mm
  • 151-200 pages with 100 g/m. 141-190 pages with 120 g/m =22mm

Here you will find some pro and cons to help you decide whether or not the comb binding is the right choice for your thesis printing and binding – or any other academic work that you need printed.


  • Short production time
  • Affordable price
  • Clear front cover to show front page


  • Easily creased
  • Relatively unprotected from external influences
  • Embossing not available
  • Corners and ribbons not available

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