Month: June 2017

4 Factors to Consider When Comparing Roll and Pouch Laminators

The act of laminating important documents requires using the right laminator overall. Both roll and pouch laminators add a professional touch, but which should become a permanent staple of your school or office? Here, we’ll discuss four factors that can help compare both models and leave you with a better chance of finding your perfect machine. 1. The Cost of Materials On the subject of material cost, pouches generally require more funding to fit more specific size variations. However, roll laminators have a larger throat width, offering more space to complete more laminating, often for less price per project....

Read More

Understanding the Role of the Laminator “Throat”

What is the “throat” of a laminator, and how is it used in the lamination process? Read on to learn more about the throat’s purpose. The throat of the laminator is the opening where documents are inserted to be laminated. Its overall width is considered to be the “size” of the throat, indicating how many sheets can be placed into the laminator at one time. This is how it works for both the roll and pouch laminating machine: Roll Laminator With a throat size that can measure anywhere from 12 inches wide to 60 inches wide, the roll laminating...

Read More

The Balance Between Social Media and Print Media

Social media continues to lead when it comes to spreading material quickly across large groups of readers. However, does social media always succeed in winning over its readership, or is there a trust issue when it comes to reading from online sources, as opposed to print? When it comes to breaking news stories, social media has garnered a ‘sexy’ reputation for getting quick shares and gaining viewers – a possibility that businesses often can’t afford to ignore. However, social media is losing its reputability, as opposed to print media which seems to retain its trustworthiness with consumers. Recent studies...

Read More

Laminate Trouble Shooting Guide

Problem Solution Wrinkling of the plastic on a laminated piece of material. Make sure you have enough supply roll tension to take  the wrinkles our of film before it gets past the heat roller. Film is not properly adhered or starts to come off sometime after lamination. Unless there is something wrong with the film this problem comes from film being run at too low a temperature. Check the heat setting on the laminator. If the film is not sticking to the item it is likely that more heat is required. If you are running thicker films you may...

Read More
  • 1
  • 2