Spiral Binding

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The Spiral Binding

Spiral binding for research paper

The affordable binding for students

from $ 7.90 479 Reviews
Spiral binding is the most affordable binding and is very popular among students for short academic papers. You can choose from seven attractive colors for the back page of your spiral binding. Our transparent front cover draws attention to your cover page and gives your academic paper that extra special touch.
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  • Surface: Textured in leather look
  • Back Page Colors: Blue, black, green, red, gray, yellow, white
  • Front Film: Transparent plastic
  • Suitable For: Approx. 1 - 300 pages

Modifications for Spiral Binding

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

You can choose between the following options:

Plastic or metal wire binding in black

Color of the back page:

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

Online Configurator

NEW: final check with look inside function

Our new look inside function makes it possible to do an online final inspection of your spiral binding. You can scroll through your academic paper even before printing and binding. Even your additional accessories are displayed, such as CD covers, triangular pockets and folding plans.

Spiral binding look inside option

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

Configure your spiral binding in our online shop and see every adjustment live in our 3D configurator. You will get a perfect impression of what your academic paper will look like after printing and binding.


BachelorPrint produces the spiral binding in three steps. In the first step, all pages of your paper plus the front page and the back page in a chosen color will be punched. The different spiral binding options (metal or plastic) need different punching holes. In the second step, the punched pages will be surrounded by the front and back page. In the third and last steps, the spiral is inserted in the stamped holes and closed. Once an order is put through the online print shop, this process can be completed within 24-72 hours.

Spiral binding is mainly used for smaller academic papers due to its simplicity. 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 spiral binding for the following types of work:




You can get the spiral binding for your paper from $ 7.90 and this is our most affordable option. The total price depends on how many pages your paper has and whether you would like extra gadgets in your binding.

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

The spiral binding is offered 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 or the purpose of the academic work.

You can fit more sheets of 100 g/m² paper into spiral binding than you can 120 g/m² paper. If you need to bind more than 300 pages with wire binding, we would recommend double-sided printing. That way, up to 600 printed pages, or 300 pages, fit into our wire 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

Advantages & Disadvantages

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


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


  • Easily creased
  • Relatively unprotected from external elements
  • Embossing not an option
  • Corners and ribbons not an option

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