EASYDRUM Round Stitching & Stapling Wire

Dorstener Wire Drawing offers stitching and stapling wire in both round and flat specifications. Round stitching and stapling wire is used by the bookbinding, printing and packaging industries. DWD manufactures both standard and custom stitching and stapling wire. Our POWERBIND® and CLASSICBIND® lines of wire provide superior performance in high-speed bookbinding and stapling machinery.

classicbindCLASSICBIND® – Our standard grade of stitching wire for use with lower-speed stitchers and simple binding equipment. This grade is commonly kept in stock with a galvanized coating. It is economical and ready to ship when you need it.

powerbindPOWERBIND® – A unique product that allows the user to reduce the wire diameter without sacrificing strength. POWERBIND® is a low carbon wire that performs like a high carbon wire but is more ductile and forgiving on stitching heads and components. It is specifically designed for high speed stitching equipment.

 

Proper packaging and spools are essential for product delivery and wire performance.   DWD has several spool options to ensure a tangle free and even flow of stitching wire to your machinery.  As spool dimensions can impact wire performance and cast of the wire, please consult with our staff to select the correct spool for your application.

DWD’s round wire is CPSIA (lead-free) compliant. Our stitching wire products are generally shipped within 24 hours of the order, allowing you to manage your production schedules efficiently and save on inventory costs.

The DWD staff is available to help you select the most effective round stitching and stapling wire for you application. The tables below show standard specifications for round wire and spools.

Round Wire:

DWD Wire Gauge Diameter in (mm) Diameter in (inches) Feet per Pound Meters per Kilogram Recommended Thickness of work
18 1.07 0.0421 211 142 5/8″ – 1-1/4″
19 1.04 0.0409 223 150 1/2″ – 1-1/8″
20 0.98 0.0386 251 169 1/2″ – 3/4″
21 0.80 0.0315 377 254 1/2″ – 3/4″
22 0.75 0.0295 429 288 1/4″ – 3/4″
23 0.70 0.0276 493 331 1/8″ – 3/8″
24 0.60 0.0236 670 451 1/16″ – 1/4″
25 0.55 0.0217 798 536 1/16″ – 7/32″
26 0.50 0.0197 965 649 Up to 3/16″
27 0.45 0.0177 1192 801 Up to 3/16″
28 0.40 0.0157 1509 1014 Up to 1/8″

*The recommended thickness of work also depends on the type and grade of paper used.

Standard Spool Sizes:

Spool Size in lbs. Flange Dia. “A” Traverse Outside “B” Barrel Dia. “C” Arbor Hole Dia. Spool Material
5 5.25″ 2.75″ 3.50″ .625″ Plastic
10 6.00″ 3.50″ 3.50″ .625″ Plastic
35 11.81″ 4.02″ 8.27″ 2.05″ Plastic
40 7.87″ 7.09″ 4.33″ 1.26″ Plastic
70 10.00″ 6.00″ 5.50″ 1.25″ Plastic
200 13.98″ 13.98″ 8.58″ 5.00″ Plastic
1000 25.20″ 23.03″ 13.78″ 3.15″ Wooden

Documentation Downloads:

DWD Wire Gauge & Stitch Calculator (Round and Flat) – MS Excel File

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