Vela E7F-A Expanded Hardcover Lab Notebook, 9.25 x 11.75 in, Gray, 144 Pages, Ruled

E7-SeriesITEM- E7F-A

Buying Options: New
In stock, 454 units

Item No: E7F-A       
Page Size: 9.25 x 11.75
Layout: Ruled
Pages: 144 (72 Sheets) 
Weight: 1.85 lb

The Vela Expanded Hardcover features the full vela layout in a durable, lay-flat, permanently sewn case. The printed, laminated cover is a more economic option than our DuraCover and ProCover options, the main difference being the lack of a ribbon marker and a printed and laminated cover more prone to wear and scuffing over the life of the book.

  • Complete lab-ready design with full user index, numbered pages, user information blocks, user summary page, and abbreviation and reference chart 
  • Permanent, tamper-evident, binding is sewn in low page-count signatures to maximize durability of the book and offer more lay-flat pages
  • Archival quality acid-free construction for permanent archiving
  • Heavyweight (105gsm) paper minimizes distracting ink showthrough
  • Made in USA with ECF & SFI certified papers 

For orders of 24 units or more we offer a range of cover, endsheet, and layout customization options. 


Cover Options

We offer over 40 foil and deboss options to brand your books, with the capability to stamp any book with up to six colors and die variations. We can create simple text debossing from our basic lettering, produce custom dies for branding, and also offer sequential stamping for any series of books (limited to 8 digits). 

For larger orders, we also offer custom cloth and synthetic leather and ribbon marker options to meet the demands or match the branding of your lab. Please contact us for more details on what our bindery can do for you. 

Endsheet Options

Endsheets are the first and last page in hardcovers. These are printed separately from the remainder of the bookblock, and can be easily customized for your needs, be that custom branding, sequential numbering, or variable data (1 color to 4 colors). Endsheets can be customized in any of our hardcovers. Please contact us for more details about endsheet customizations. 


Layout Options

For complete customization of your notebook, we can create special layouts for the bookblock. Branded pages, listed projects, book numbers, and other variable data to name some options. We can even create special layouts with different grid dimensions, page sizes, or types of paper. Due to the nature of bookbinding, most full custom jobs start around 250 units as a minimum order size and grows with the complexity of the journal. But we are always excited to create something new, that maximizes your labs time and performance! Just contact us for more details. 


 Any questions? Please contact us for more details!




Orders ship directly from our warehouse in Eastern Michigan. 

Free shipping (orders of $35 or more) is available for orders shipped directly from Vela, and the same relative discount is applied to all international orders. 

Tax Exemption:
If a tax exempt institution (charitable, non-profit, 501(c) labs, other exempt institutions) please login and email proof of tax exemption to Once approved, your order will ship. All following orders will automatically be exempt.

If it is found additional tax applies the buyer will be responsible for remitting this tax to the state where the claim has been made. Vela will not be responsible for any buyer tax liability.


Layout Specifications:

    Page Count: 144
    Grid Pages: 134
    Page Layout: Ruled (College) 
    Page Numbers: Yes
    User Summary Block: Yes
    Signature & Date Blocks: No 
    Print Color: Non-Repro Blue 
    User Information Page: Yes
    User Index: Yes
    Abbreviation Table: Yes
    Reference Chart: Yes


    Material Specifications:

    Paper Caliper: 105 gsm (70 lbs) 
    Paper Whiteness: 91
    Paper Smoothness: 5.2
    Paper Opacity: 95
    Manufacturing: Acid-Free 
    Paper Certifications: SFI & ECF
    Endsheet: FSC, SFI & ECF Certified  
    Ink Base: Soy Base 
    Cover: Printed & Laminated 
    Ribbon Marker: No



    Our standard cover is a printed heavyweight paper stock coated in a skuff resistant, lay-flat laminate. This specialized laminate helps the book lay more and flat and protects against water and chemical damage. Overtime, scratches and smudges will show, simply wash with wet rag or use a small amount of Windex to help maintain the cover.  To view our printed covers, click here.



    Our DuraCover covers, available only in hardcovers, is our most durable option. It is a saturated, tight-weave cloth that can take years of abuse and remain virtually unchanged. For a more classic, professional look and feel, see our ProCover options. To view our DuraCovers, click here.



    Our ProCover is a durable, synthetic leather substrate. It has a classic, professional look and feel and is an industry standard for most professional research labs. ProCovers are available in three stocked color options, with more colors available upon request. To view our ProCovers, click here.

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