||This article appears to be written like an advertisement. (February 2012)|
Unibind thermal binding machines utilize "SteelBinding" technology, which uses resin, rather than glue, in a steel channel to bind the document's pages together. Unibind machines provide permanent binding for hardcover, paperback and photo books. and they can bind multiple documents at one time. The machines are available in several different sizes. The largest one, the ST1025, can bind up to 50 books at once.
Unibind make covers that can be used with their machines. These include SteelBack, PhotoBook, and SteelCrystal covers. The company also makes SteelBack spines that allow the machine operator to create his or her own customized covers.