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Fanapart glue and padding glue - what is the difference?

Posted by Jonas Painter on

Q. Is there a difference between fanapart and padding glue? A. Fanapart glue is required for carbonless invoice sets commonl known as NCR sets.  it is a special glue which is much more watery than padding glue and only takes 1 hour to dry. Padding glue consists of thick white PVA-type glue for standard padding and binding into pads.  It takes several hours to dry and requires separating with a separating knife.

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Do you use the Presco sample service?

Posted by Phoebe Pomeroy on

Do you use the Presco sample service?

Presco offers a free sample service, we strive in helping our customers get exactly what they need to finish the job to satisfaction.  We send many requests for samples each day and successfully help our customers all the way through their various projects. You may need even up to 4 different samples to work out the best solution - that's ok, as long as we find the correct solution we are happy! You can order samples online of most product lines by simply adding a sample option to your basket.  If there is a project you may be not sure what...

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Swatch Fasteners - can they be used again or is there another option?

Posted by Matthew Painter on

An interesting question we have had from a customer and maybe others have been wondering too, well maybe we can help: Q: Is there an alternative product that I can use instead of the swatch fastener when I want to be able to open and take out pages and put this together again as obviously I know the swatch fastener is a permanent fixture once closed. A:  Yes there are other options that can be used instead of a swatch fastener to in effect achieve the same result.  Steel binding rings and binding screws are the most common options which...

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End of year delivery offer & Christmas opening hours

Posted by Phoebe Pomeroy on

End of year delivery offer & Christmas opening hours

Free delivery on any order over €60 placed between now and Tuesday 21st December! (Order value before VAT and for standard delivery only)   - Use Voucher code XD16 to claim your FREE DELIVERY - ORDER NOW!   CHRISTMAS OPENING HOURS Monday 19th December - Thursday 22nd December Opening hours as usual Orders taken on Wednesday 21st December can only be despatched that day on next day priority delivery or will otherwise be despatched on Tuesday 3rd January 2017.   Friday 23rd  December - Monday 2nd January Presco will be closed for this duration of time Orders can be placed...

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There's still time....

Posted by Chris Joynt on

There's still time....

We are all aware time is running out for 2016 but there is still time for those last minute calendar orders or even more importantly your own company calendars! In stock for despatch today to get those calendars in swift production before our last goodbyes in 2016, click on the images below to view our complete range of wires and hangers in stock.          Alternatively why not try our calendar cases - perfect for rapid yet effective production of your calendars.  These can be made in no time at all and are a nice neat addition to any desk.  Click here...

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The power of magnets...

Posted by Matthew Painter on

Did you know people achieve incredible display pieces everyday using magnets?  They can be hidden inside boxes, folders, placed on the back of signs, used with name badges and much much more.  We stock self-adhesive and non-adhesive, rubber and Neodymium - every option there for whichever will work best for you.  They can be surface mounted in adhesive or hidden with non-adhesive some with a closing power of nearly 2Kg! Get clever with your presentation proposals and really impress your clients by producing a modern minimalistic but clever concept.  Request samples today to try on any of your jobs. t....

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Free Cadbury Mini Eggs

Posted by Phoebe Pomeroy on

We want to make your day even better!  For every order placed with us from today 14th March until 4pm Thursday 24th March we will send a free bag of Cadbury Mini Eggs.  No discount codes or minimum spend charges we'll pop them in with whatever you order. Place your order now by email sales@presco.eu, telephone (01) 841 1081 or on our great website. Have you got your own copy of our most recent catalogue? Give us a call on (01) 841 1081 or drop us a line sales@presco.eu and we’ll be happy to send you a copy of our catalogue; be...

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A good quality sticky plastic pocket!

Posted by Jessica Joynt on

Sticky plastic pockets are a Presco favourite!  We have always been trusted for quality in adhesive products but these are a long standing part of the history of Presco.   Our range of adhesive plastic pockets, wallets and corner pockets always comes out top.  Perfectly clear polypropylene, reliable consistent adhesive, excellent durability and environmentally friendly make Presco the choice for thousands of customers who return time and again to rely on us for their self-adhesive product needs. Interested in knowing or seeing more?  We can send out free samples of any of our plastic pockets or alternatively a whole sample pack...

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Peace of mind with double sided tape

Posted by Phoebe Pomeroy on

We recognise that peace of mind is key when finishing jobs with double sided tape.  Nobody wants to see a job returned where the tape is coming off and a client is demanding a reprint that is why we spend so much time researching and sourcing the right tape for you. We have had many customers who have been unhappy with their current source of supply of tapes but didn't know who else to get it from.  Other customers tell us they find inconsistency, they work great one time and fail the next - a very exasperating experience.  But would...

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Tangled up binding wires?

Posted by Matthew Painter on

Tangled up binding wires?

Do you ever get frustrated when you open a box to quickly do a box and 30 minutes slips away before you even get started because the wires have been left tangled in the box?  We have the answer, while it may seem nearly impossible to get all the wires apart again  you can do this in a matter of seconds.  Simply drop the tangled wires onto a flat hard surface a couple of times and they should just fall apart from each other by themselves.  This works 9 times out of 10 and is sure an easy solution! Many...

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Crystal Pads - The new innovative replacement for suction cups

Posted by Jonas Painter on

Crystal Pads - The new innovative replacement for suction cups

These neat small 22mm squares are perfectly clear and just 0.5mm thick so your posters can now sit flat on a window and they won't hinder the appearance of your poster - they're almost invisible!  They have good strong grip yet when you come to take the poster down they come off without leaving any residue on the surface!  So no more forward thinking required if the posters are going to be used in different areas you can simply print and hang in your window in minutes. Request samples of this great new versatile product to try for yourself -...

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Renz binding wires - a history of quality

Posted by Jessica Joynt on

Presco have been stockists of Renz binding wires for years. Customers trust the personal Presco service and our commitment to stock the products you need, every time. But what makes Renz binding wires from Presco truly special is the wire itself. Renz is a German company with a long and proud history of making exceptionally reliable binding and finishing products. When you buy Renz binding wires you are buying into decades of innovation and engineering perfection. Each wire is carefully protected on cardboard holding sleeves, meaning no tangling or spoiled wires. View our stocked range of the Renz cut length A5...

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Give us your feedback about our website

Posted by Jessica Joynt on

Give us your feedback about our website

We're constantly looking for ways to improve.  We hear lots of comments from customer about our new nice easy to use website but we would like to know your thoughts for improvements too!  We like to hear about the small things we can do for you to make your shopping and researching online easier and clearer for you. We are very pleased that our new current website allows completely mobile-friendly browsing on any device.  We can see traffic increasing all the time which is great and we will keep adding more simple tips, new products, special offers and much more...

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We're trying harder.

Posted by Matthew Painter on

We're trying harder.

While Presco strive to offer the highest standards and have the very best intentions, sometimes things don't always go right.  We've made picking errors, sent parcels to the wrong places and upset customers.  While this is highly frustrating for you and almost unforgivable - we do admit it has happened. In this situation our customer service team put passion and energy into providing the best possible solution as quickly as possible.  To the team they must not rest until they have complete customer satisfaction and we've learnt this: To earn your trust, our attitude when something goes wrong tells you...

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Tungsten coated paper drill bits are back in stock now!

Posted by Phoebe Pomeroy on

Tungsten coated paper drill bits are back in stock now!

For those of you loyal customers out there who remember we used to stock Tungsten coated drill bits -they're back!  We have got them back into stock in both the standard fitting and also the extra long Iram fitting. Tungsten coated drill bits are drill bits that last up to 10 times longer than standard drill bits.  The tungsten TCT coating is extremely hard and durable and makes the bit resistant to problems such as heat and cracking. View standard fitting tungsten coated paper drill bits here. View Iram fitting tungsten coated paper rill bits here.

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New product now in stock - crossweave banner tape

Posted by Jessica Joynt on

New product now in stock - crossweave banner tape

Welcome to the range crossweave banner tape!  This is a strong cross weave filament tape which can be used for many many things among them, finishing edges of banners, materials and boards or in other high vlaue packaging.  We hold this in stock in 3 widths on 50m roll lengths, click here to view and buy this product. Cross weave tapes are a general purpose tape reinforced with opposing directional glass filaments.  It has a strong plastic backing which gives special protection from weather elements such as damp and moisture or abrasion, scuffs or scratches.  The adhesive is very strong...

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Free Cadbury's chocolates with every order until Christmas

Posted by Matthew Painter on

Thank you for all your loyal custom this year. Its time for the gift to start! We've got a great reward for all your business this year, get into the festive mood with a free large tub of Cadbury's chocolates with every order from now until Christmas. No need to quote any special codes, just place any size order from now until we close for the holiday at 5pm on Wednesday 23rd December. Our only small print is that this offer is limited to one tub per customer per day, and if we run out of Cadbury's Heroes we may send...

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Clear plastic luggage loops now stocked

Posted by Jessica Joynt on

Clear plastic luggage loops now stocked

We've recently introduced a clever little product for simple, hassle free fixing of tags to items and many other uses. It is rubberised tranparent plastic loop that can quickly be twisted to form a secure loop around any case or fixed item.  Request a fee sample to have a look at these new tags and experiment with your own projects.

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Renz binding wires - a history of quality

Posted by Matthew Painter on

Renz binding wires - a history of quality

Presco have been stockists of Renz binding wires since 1995 and in the last few years we have consistently been the UK's largest and most reliable supplier of htese premium wire bindings. Customers trust the personal Presco service, fast delivery times and our commitment to stock the products you need, every time. But what makes Renz binding wires from Presco truly special is the wire itself. Renz is a German company with a long and proud history of making exceptionally reliable binding and finishing products. When you buy Renz binding wires you are buying into decades of innovation and engineering...

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Static electricity dispersion brushes

Posted by Phoebe Pomeroy on

Static electricity dispersion brushes

We launched this new product a few weeks ago and have had a great response from customer that this is exactly what they have been looking for! We're very happy to help  and have got stocks of both size brushes ready for rapid delivery. Our anti-static brushes are a very high quality engineered fibre brush designed to quickly and harmlessly disperse any static electricity build up of static is instantly removed and work can be stacked neatly without attracting dust or causing problems when trimming.

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