Akiles Versamac Commercial Binding Machine
Dec14

Akiles Versamac Commercial Binding Machine

If you are doing a lot of binding for clients, the only kind of machine you should have is a commercial punch machine that can handle an interchangeable die system. The versatile machines handle any punch you need including coil, wire, comb, or Velo binding.   Akiles Versmac falls into this category. It is a robust punch machine that can handle any kind of punch binding you need to get done. There are 2 Versamac machines...

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What Is Your Breakeven On a Binding Machine?
Oct14

What Is Your Breakeven On a Binding Machine?

Sometimes it is tough to decide, should I bring my bookbinding in-house our outsource it to another shop? Picking the right binding machine is only half the problem. Figuring out what it all costs is another. So, If you were to buy a Rhin-O-Tuff OD4012 binding machine, what would it cost? And, how long would it take to get your money back? Let’s do the math. Question 1: How many booklets will you do in a month? Let’s say 80 Question...

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Rhin-O-Tuff Punch Dies: You Can Punch for Anything
Oct07

Rhin-O-Tuff Punch Dies: You Can Punch for Anything

Rhin-O-Tuff, maker of some of the best binding machines in the industry are some of the versatile machines you can buy. If you invest in their punch dies, they are pretty much interchangeable with most of their machines. There are some dies that are specific to a particular machine, but the standard punches like coil, comb or wire can be used across all machines including their OD and HD line of Onyx machines. So what kinds of...

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6 Tips for Document Binding Digital Print
Sep23

6 Tips for Document Binding Digital Print

Most printers have already completed the move to digital printing. It is taking over the industry and for good reason. It gives your customers more options to create the materials they need to set them apart from their competition. There are some things you need to consider to ensure your document binding is done correctly for digitally printed documents. Digital output differs from offset or litho documents, so you have to keep in...

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Binding Machines: GBC or Rhin-O-Tuff?
Aug31

Binding Machines: GBC or Rhin-O-Tuff?

Like you, we are a print shop. When we look at binding machines, we think there is no comparison. Rain-O-Tuff beats GBC every day. It is on of the few machines manufactured in the USA. Parts are always available even if you do run into a snag. It is the binding machine used by Fedex/Kinkos. It has the best warranty. Binding Machines Comparison Here are the comparisons for your own information: Model Retail Price Paper Size Inter-...

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Commercial Binding Machine: Akiles Versamac Series
May06

Commercial Binding Machine: Akiles Versamac Series

For professional print shops, document binding is still a service that is requested by customers. When you get them, you want to make sure you have the right equipment to manage the project. A manual binding machine is not going to work for you. They generally can not handle many pages. The force needed to punch multiple documents would require more man-hours than necessary. Akiles makes an interchangeable die machine called the...

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