Unsurprisingly, thermal binding uses heat to bind documents. The covers have a front, back and spine, with the glue already in the spine. You can choose either hard or soft covers.
You simply insert your documents into the cover and then put the whole lot into the thermal binding machine. After a short time, the machine will beep to let you know it’s done. Leave to cool for a few minutes and your document is ready.
It’s a very professional way of binding so is often used by businesses, although schools often use it too. It is a more permanent form of binding as the pages are glued to the cover. As such, it’s not recommended for documents that may need pages regularly adding or removing