Spine folders are available with three prongs, located along the spine of the folder, or two prongs, located at the top of the folder. Three-pronged binders are among the most common for schoolwork. Two-pronged binders are most commonly used for medical and legal records.
A pocket binder is a useful tool for organizing important documents and presenting them to others in a professional manner. Pocket folders, also known as “presentation folders,” specifically contain one or more cases and can be made of paper, vinyl, or other materials.
The SKILCRAFT classification binders with 2″ prongs at the end offer a precise way to organize your project documents with a 4-part design. The binders can be expanded up to 2″ depending on your needs. End tabs make them ideal for open shelving.
Finally, a brad is referred to as a brad due to its nature and its use in both paper and wood projects. Brads are an excellent choice when you want to conceal the nail in your work, as opposed to finished nails that have a larger head. Brads have smaller heads and all of these characteristics make a brad a brad.
Brads are two-pronged paper fasteners, usually with a decorative tip. They can be used in card making and scrapbooking and are both decorative and functional. Brads can add moving elements to your paper crafts when two pieces are attached together.
It’s designed to keep your documents in place with prong closures and sticky tabs for both pockets. This folder is suitable for three ring binders and has a secure pocket for index cards or other small items.
3 metal clips hold up to 100 sheets. Double pockets for up to 35 sheets.
Messy loose papers are a thing of the past! Five star pocket and prong files will keep all your handouts and notes organized and easy to find. Prongs secure punched papers in the binder and pockets keep them neatly tucked.
There are six main types of binders: leaf binders, hanging binders, expander binders, classification binders, zip binders and pocket binders. Manila Levers are the classic tan binders used for filing letter or legal sized documents. They have tabs at the top for easy labeling.
Poly Lever Arch Files are tear and water resistant for added durability. Durable poly material is tear and water resistant. Available in a variety of colors for easy file identification.
A Manila folder (sometimes Manila) is a file folder intended to contain documents. It is generally formed by folding a large sheet of stiff cardboard in half.
All Acco clasps are made of two pieces of metal (almost always shiny silver). Two flat “prongs” are pushed through 2 round holes drilled in paper. The second piece of metal, called the “pusher,” has both prongs pushed through; curved and two flat rings slide over the 2 prongs to hold them flat and tight.
A letter-size file folder, folded along the primary fold line, must be 8 5/8 inches high (for the front flap), 9 5/8 inches high (for the back flap) and 11 3/4 inches wide.
Brads are thin 18 gauge nails made for finer woodworking work. They are available in collated strips for nail guns or as individual pieces. Brad nail length ranges from 1/2 inch to 2 1/2 inches. Their slim profile reduces wood splitting.
Brads are commonly used to attach shoe lasts and small trim pieces to furniture. Brads also come in handy when gluing delicate pieces of wood together. It’s often helpful to apply glue to a joint and then drive a few nails into your project to hold everything in place while the glue dries.