Why is Lamination So Much Better Than UV Coating?
UV causes color shift—an absolute negative in the photo world. UV shows fingerprints badly. UV coating will never mimic a true photo print on Silver-Halide paper due to its extreme gloss, strong smell, and inability to be embossed properly. Lamination provides a true protection against moisture and water. Lamination gives tensile strength and body to the photo or printed piece. Lamination is tear-resistant. Lamination stands up much better in bulk-mailed product due to its abrasion-resistance. UV coating requires venting, messy cleanup, and setup, and is generally a more difficult product to deal with. Film laminating requires none of this....Read More