MECHANICAL BINDING SYSTEM
Original Publication Date: 1976-Feb-29
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2004-Mar-26
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A binding system wherein sheets are first registered against a registration edge. A suitable heat deformable rod such as plastic is thereafter inserted through the stacked sheets and sheared off, leaving a portion of the rod projecting through either side of the stacked sheets. The rod is then deformed through the application of heat and pressure to provide uheadsil thereon for securing the sheets together.