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Bookbinding Wire

Book Binding & Stitching Wire

Spools
US ID
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5#
Euro
5# 10# 35#
Euro
40# 70# 100# 200# 200# 250# 1000# 1000#
Int. ID GB2 5 10 BS15 BB20 BB35 K355 DC100 MP100 MN125 RR500 FB500
Weight of wire
Kg 2,3 2,3 4,5 16 18,5 32 48 91 91 113,5 454 370
Lbs 5 5 10 35 40 70 100 200 200 250 1000 815
Ø Flange
mm 132 130 152 300 202 255 355 355 355 378 595 572
Inches 5 1/8 5-1/4 6 11-13/16 7-61/64 10-3/64 14 14 14 14-7/8 23-1/2 22.5
Ø Arbor
mm 18 16 16 52 32 33 36 125 125 32 79 559
Inches 11/16 5/8 5/8 2-3/64 1-17/64 1-19/64 1-27/64 4 9/10 4 9/10 1-1/14 3-1/8 22
Ø Barrel
mm 66 70 89 212 110 118 224 220 220 188 313 305
Inches 2 5/8 2-3/4 3-1/2 8-11/32 4-21/64 4-41/64 8-55/64 8 2/3 8 2/3 7-7/16 12-5/16 12
Overall Width
mm 58 62 110 100 179 166 200 355 355 357 613 660
Inches 2 3/8 3-1/4
4-1/4
3-15/16 7-3/64 6-17/32 7-7/8 14 14 14 24-1/8 26
Skid weight
Kg 58 907 907 1143 907 1016 816 816 816 680 907 370
Lbs 2000 2000 2000 2520 2000 2240 1800 1800 1800 1500 2000 815

Stitching Wire Data Table
Number of Stitches in 1lb. of wire
Round Bookbinders Wire
Gauge
No.
Size Inches
per lb.
mm Feet
per lb.
Length of wire in stitch
3/4 7/8 1 1-1/4 1-1/2 1-3/4 2 2-1/4 2-1/2 2-3/4 3 3-1/4 3-1/2
16 .063 1168 1.60 97 1560 1335 1168 934 779 669 584 519 467 425 389 359 334
17 .0540 1536 1.40 128 2048 1755 1365 1228 1024 877 768 682 614 559 512 473 439
18 .0475 1992 1.20 166 2656 2276 1992 1593 1328 1138 996 885 796 724 664 613 569
19 .041 2676 1.05 223 3566 3058 2676 2141 1784 1529 1338 1189 1070 973 892 823 764
20 .0348 3708 0.90 309 4944 4238 3708 2966 2472 2119 1654 1648 1683 1349 1236 1141 1060
21 .0318 4440 0.80 370 5920 5074 4440 3552 2960 2537 2220
22 .0286 5820 0.75 485 7760 6651 5820 4656 3880 3325 2910
23 .0258 6756 0.70 563 9008 7721 6756 5405 4504 3860 3378
24 .023 8496 0.60 708 11194 9709 8496 6797 5664 4854 4248
24.5 .0217 9684 0.55 807 12912 11067 9684 7747 6456 5534 4842
25 .0204 10800 0.50 900 14400 12343 10800 8640 7200 6170 5400
26 .0181 14064 0.45 1172 18752 16075 14064 11250      
27 .0173 15840 0.43 1320 21120 18102 15840        
28 .0162 17796 0.40 1483 23728 20338 17796        
30 .0140 23280 0.35 1940 31040 26605 23280        
Flat Bookbinders Wire
Gauge
No.
Size Inches
per lb.
Feet
per lb.
– – – – – – – – – – – – – –  Length of wire in stitch  – – – – – – – – – – – – – –
3/4 7/8 1 1-1/4 1-1/2 1-3/4 2 2-1/4 2-1/2 2-3/4 3 3-1/4 3-1/2
18x20 .047x.035 2544 212 3392 2907 2544 2035 1696 1452 1272 1130 1018 925 848 783 726
19x21.5 .041x.030 3396 283 4528 3881 3396 2717 2384 1940 1698 1509 1358 1235 1182
20x24 .035x.023 4896 408 8528 5595 4896 3917 3264 2798 2448 2176 1958 1760 1760
20x25 .035x.021 5448 454 7254 6221 5448 4359 3632 3110 2724 2421 2180
21x25 .032x.021 6708 559 8944 7665 6708 5366 4272 3823 3354 2981 2683
Standard Diameters
mm Gauge Size
0,43 27 .017
0,45 26 .018
0,50 25 .020
0,55 24 1/2 .0217
0,60 24 .023
0,64 23 .025
0,70 22 .028
0,80 21 .032
0,90 20 .035
0.90 x 0.50 20 x 25 .035 x .021
0.80 x 0.50 21 x 25 .032 x .021
0.90 x 0.60 20 x 24 .035 x .023
1.04 x 0.80 19 x 21 1/2 .041 x .030
1,20 x 0,90 18 x 20 .047 x .035
  • Coating
  • Electrogalvanized
  • Copper coated - Liquor finish
  • Gold - Color nylon coated
  • Tensile
  • 8925 - 1130 N/mm2 / 135000 – 165000 PSI
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