Dissertation & Thesis binding in Edinburgh

We offer a comprehensive range of dissertation, thesis & business binding services

Our team has experience of many years, binding thousands of dissertations and business documents. You can relay on us to have your presentation or dissertation printed and bound expertly and fast. We provide printing and binding for many varied uses such as:

  • Student dissertation binding
  • Business presentation documents & report binding
  • Family biographies
  • PhD thesis print & bind
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Need to meet a deadline?

We know the pressure students are in at university dissertation hand-in time and appreciate the timescale from you providing us the files to us for printing and binding are very tight. You can rest assured we will meet your hand-in deadline in a timely manner. We will deal with your work fast, efficiently and professionally from providing an initial quotation to printing and binding the documents.

Many of our binding services are on a walk in and basis, you don’t need an appointment, even at busy times. Simply bring in your files on usb stick. If you have the printing done already, pop in with it and we will be happy to bind it for you. 

A popular method nowadays is to email the files and we will print and bind your dissertation, ready for you to collect. If required, same day delivery can also be arranged within Edinburgh direct to your university department.

Wire Binding

Wire binding is the most common & modern format for dissertation binding as well as being the fastest to produce.

Specifications

  • 80gsm paper as standard, thicker paper on request.
  • Suitable for upto 250 sheets (500 double sided pages)
  • Mono or colour printing
  • Clear acetate front cover and black card backing
  • Hole punched with black metal wire loops threaded

Comb binding

Plastic comb binding is a more older, traditional style of binding which gives the flexibility of adding additional pages at a later stage.

Specifications

  • 80gsm paper as standard, thicker paper can also be used on request.
  • Suitable upto 450 sheets (900 double sided pages)
  • Mono or colour printing
  • Clear acetate front cover and black card backing
  • Hole punched with a plastic comb threaded through

Glue Tape binding

Glue tape binding is a strong bind that gives a clean and flat squared spine, mimicking a paper back book or magazine. This binding style is more economical than perfect binding, yet achieves a similar look

Specifications

  • Suitable for upto 500 sheets (1000 double sided pages)
  • Finished sizes A3, A4, A5 or smaller
  • Inner pages: 80gsm/100gsm uncoated, (other paper on request)
  • Cover page: 250gsm or 350gsm uncoated
  • Finishing: Clear acetate sheet on front with black card on back as standard
  • Permanent hot glue is applied to the edge that is to be bound, then a black or white tape is applied over the glue.

Perfect binding with wrap-around cover

Perfect binding is like a commercial paperback book or magazine. These books are highly configurable to your specifications.

Specifications

  • Hot glue bound with a wrap around cover paperback book style
  • Suitable upto 300 sheets (600 double sided pages)
  • Finished sizes A4 to smaller than A6
  • Inner pages: 80gsm/100gsm uncoated, 150gsm coated or speciality papers
  • Cover page: 250gsm or 350gsm uncoated
  • Optional Matt or gloss lamination on front cover for added durability and effect

Hard Back binding

Hardback binding is made to last. Especially suited to PhD or Masters final thesis.

Buckram style black hardback covers and spine (other colours available on request) with optional gold lettering.

Specifications

  • Suitable upto 300 sheets (600 double sided pages) per volume
  • Finished size: A4 portrait or A3 landscape
  • Inner pages: 80gsm as standard
  • Covers: black hardback buckram style
  • Optional gold lettering on the front or the spine

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