Comb Binding

The Affordable Binding for Your Paper

Live preview of your binding

3D look inside function

 FREE express delivery

Price: from £ 4.90

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Comb binding free delivery

FREE express delivery

Upload your thesis in our online shop and choose your favourite binding. Your binding will be send with free express delivery!

Comb binding look inside

INNOVATIVE look inside function

Check your academic work one last time with the look inside function. You also can ensure that your formatting is spotless.

Comb binding printing 3D preview

Online 3D configuration

Use the 3D preview to configurate the perfect comb binding. You can also check your current price and your estimated date of delivery.

The Comb Binding

The attractive binding for students

Comb binding is a popular choice among students to bind their academic papers. Its affordable and smart looking - perfect for smaller papers. The spine and back of the comb binding is available in different colours and the transparent front cover will get your title page to the center of attention.
  • Surface: Textured in leather look
  • Back Page Colours: Green, red, blue, grey, yellow, white, black
  • Front: Transparent plastic
  • Suitable For: Approx. 1 - 300 pages

Price: from £ 4.90

Available immediately

Modifications for Comb Binding

The spine and back page of comb binding are available in seven different colours.

You can choose between the following options:

Plastic or metal comb binding in black

Color of the back page:

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

Online Configurator

NEW: final check with look inside function

With our innovativ look inside function you will be able to check your academic work online for a final time before submitting your order. Every additional feature of your comb binding will be also displayed such as CD covers, folding plans and triangular pockets.

Comb binding look inside option
3D-preview comb binding

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

Modify your comb binding with help of our 3D preview. Every change of design will be shown in the 3D preview of the BachelorPrint online shop. So you will get a first impression of how your comb binding will look after printing and binding.


The production process of the comb binding has three steps. At first all pages plus the back page and front foil get its punching holes for the metal comb or plastic comb binding. The second step includes the enclosement of your academic paper with the front and back page. In the last step, the comb will be inserted in the punching holes and closed. Is your order put through our online print shop, the production process will be completed within 24 – 72 hours.

Comb binding is perfect for smaller academic papers due to its low price and minimalistic design. The leather book binding for instance is more suitable for your thesis or dissertation. With the 3D configurator, you can test how your academic paper will look with each binding in the online print shop.

We recommend comb binding for the following types of work:

  • Essay
  • Assignments
  • Paper

The price of the comb binding starts by £ 4.90 and is our most affordable option for your paper. The total price depends on how many pages your paper has and whether you would like extra features with your binding.

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

The comb binding is provided in 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.

Comb binding can fit more sheets of 100 g/m² paper than sheets of 120 g/m² paper. You need to bind more than 300 pages? Than we recommend double-sided printing. That way, up to 600 printed pages, or 300 pages, fit into our comb binding. For more information about paper for printing, head over to our blog post ‘Paper for Thesis Printing and Binding‘.

There are some pros and cons for the comb binding. We collected the biggest so you can decide if the comb binding is the right choice for the printing and binding of your thesis.


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


  • Easily wrinkled
  • Embossing not available
  • Corners and ribbons not available
  • Relatively unprotected from external influences

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the comb binding?


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