Comb Binding

The Affordable Binding for Your Paper

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 FREE express delivery

3D look inside function

Price: from € 7.90

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Comb binding free delivery

FREE express delivery

Upload your academic paper in our online shop and choose your comb binding. You will receive your finished binding with free express delivery!

Comb binding look inside

INNOVATIVE look inside function

View your paper online with the Look Inside function to get the perfect binding. This way you can easily check your work one last time.

Comb binding printing 3D preview

Online 3D configuration

Use the 3D preview in our shop to check every modification of your comb binding. In addition you can see your current price and the estimated date of delivery.

The Comb Binding

Comb binding for research paper

The perfect binding for your academic work

From € 7.90 1177 Reviews
The flexible comb binding is perfect for short academic papers. It is available in seven different colours for the back cover. Through the transparent front your cover page will be a real attention getter.
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  • Surface: Textured in leather look
  • Front: Transparent plastic
  • Back Page Colours: Green, red, blue, grey, yellow, white, black
  • Suitable For: Approx. 1 - 300 pages

Modifications for Comb Binding

BachelorPrint offers 7 different colours for the back page of comb binding and a transparent front cover.

You can choose between the following options:

Plastic or metal comb binding in black

Color of the back page:

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

Online Configurator

NEW: final check with look inside function

Use our innovativ look inside function to check your comb binding a final time before printing and binding. Click through your academic paper online and check your formatting. The additional features such as CD covers, triangular pockets an folding plans are also displayed.

Comb binding look inside option
3d-live configurator Comb binding

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

With our 3D configurator and its preview you see every change on your comb binding in real time. This feature helps you to get a first impression of your comb binding and facilitates your decision between different colours and additions for your binding.


BachelorPrint produce the comb binding in three steps. In the first step the back and the front will get their punching holes including the pages of your paper. In the second step the pages of your academic paper will be enclosed by the back page and front of the comb binding. 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 often used for smaller academic works due to its minimalistic style and low price. For more important papers, other bindings like the leather book binding are more suitable. Using 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
  • Paper
  • Assignments

Comb binding is our most affordable option for your academic paper. The price starts by € 7.90. The total price depends on the number of 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

Comb binding is provided in seven 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. With double-sided printing you can fit 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‘.

Page Count and Thickness of Binding:

  • 1-30 pages with 100 g/m paper. 1-20 pages with 120 g/m = 6mm
  • 31-50 pages with 100 g/m. 21-40 pages with 120 g/m = 8mm
  • 51-70 pages with 100 g/m. 41-60 pages with 120 g/m = 11mm
  • 71-90 pages with 100 g/m. 61-80 pages with 120 g/m = 13mm
  • 91-110 pages with 100 g/m. 81-100 pages with 120 g/m = 15mm
  • 111-150 pages with 100 g/m. 101-140 pages with 120 g/m =19mm
  • 151-200 pages with 100 g/m. 141-190 pages with 120 g/m =22mm

Here you will find some pros and cons to help you decide whether or not the comb binding is the right choice for your thesis printing and binding – or any other academic paper that you need printed.


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


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

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