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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Rhin-O-Tuff Binding Machines vs GBC Binding Machines
Apr29

Rhin-O-Tuff Binding Machines vs GBC Binding Machines

If you are shopping for a commercial binding system for your print shop, there are multiple choices out there to choose. Two of the most popular are Rhin-O-Tuff and GBC. Both offer machines with interchangeable dies. On the whole, Rhin-O-Tuff provides the best value in all category of binding machines. The high-end Onyx HD7700 not only costs less, it can punch on average more sheets than its GBC competitor machine, the Magnapunch...

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Binding Machine Warranty Review
Apr08

Binding Machine Warranty Review

Looking for a new binding machine?  Consider the warranty you are purchasing. The three primary manufacturers of a high-end binding machine are GBC, Rhin-O-Tuff, and Akiles.  Warranty is important because you do not want your operation to be down and you want a machine that is backed up by its manufacturer. We are going to look at the warranties for Rhin-O-Tuff, GBC, and Akiles. Rhin-O-Tuff by far has the best warranty out there with...

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Rhin-O-Tuff Binding Machine: Parts and Service
Mar09

Rhin-O-Tuff Binding Machine: Parts and Service

If you are running a high end binding operation, you are probably running the operation with a Rhin-O-Tuff binding machine. As rugged as they are, sometimes a part may fail or you lose a pin in one of your interchangeable dies. Often times, it is the small things that people lose. Interchangeable Die Pin One of the most comon parts requested is an interchangeable die pin. There are times when you may need to take one out to punch a...

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Binding Machine Review: Rhin-O-Tuff Binding Machines
Sep23

Binding Machine Review: Rhin-O-Tuff Binding Machines

Looking for a commercial binding machine? As a professional print shop owner, you need a machine that is going to provide you heavy duty performance and quality finishing. The Rhin-O-Tuff line of commercial binding machines will give you both. They operate with an interchangable binding die system that allows you to offer a variety of binds including wire binding, comb binding and plastic coil binding. If your current prouction is...

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