Saddle stitching is a very common magazine and booklet binding method where pages are ‘stitched’ together with metal wire and folded along the stitched line to form a booklet. It is a fast production way of stapling documents, with the end result being very similar.
Stitching wire is the main consumable of the saddle stitching process, Presco stocks this in many different sizes and thicknesses. Supplied on wound spools it is usually a plain silver metal finish but can be requested in black or bronze coloured versions. If you have
It is called ‘saddle’ stitching as the pages are stitched on a raised metal platform like a saddle above the machine. The stitching wire is then punched rapidly through the document and the next lot of pages is fed onto the metal saddle.
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