Author: Daleen Smith

Where to Start When Replacing an Office or School Roll Laminator

When you’re in need of a replacement laminator for your office or school and your budgetary options are limited, it’s best to do some research before making a snap decision. The final choice shouldn’t be made before addressing these important points regarding your roll laminating machine. Determine The Kind of Film Being Purchased Depending on the quantity of existing film in your office or school’s supply, you may want to steer towards purchasing a laminator that can use this film already in your inventory. Be sure to collect the right specifications, including the film thickness, roll width, and core...

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Top 15 Uses for Lamination – Some Might Surprise You!

Over the years I have seen lamination used for many applications. Several in the list below may seem typical – but a few may be a surprise! Menu’s Bookmarks Dry Erase Pockets – Pre K Labels Homework Chart Student Helper Chart Fancy Hall Passes Signs – Example: Wash Your Hands Certificates Activity Cards Recipes Flash Cards Sun Catchers Spine Labels for Binders School...

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5 Reasons Why Laminate Film Quality Does Matter

Being frugal doesn’t just mean saving money — it means spending your money wisely. That also means some things may be cheap now, but actually cost you more in the long run, while other times it makes sense to spend more now for a better, longer-lasting experience. Let’s take a look at how this applies in the world of laminate films. You will experience fewer wrap arounds with a higher quality film. The bond strength is much better on high-quality film compared to cheaper imported film. Poor quality film tends to easily snap/melt onto heat shoe or heated rollers...

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Loading Laminate Film – The 5 Most Important Steps

Cleaning Your Heated Rollers Important!! Ensure that the heated rollers have no plastic and/or adhesive on the roller! If they do, they need cleaning. It’s always easier to clean the heated rollers when they’re hot. Have a look at this article for more detail on cleaning the rollers. Loading Always remember that the Glossy side should be against the heat shoe/roller. It’s easy to tell which side of the film has the adhesive on it – the Matte side of the film is the adhesive. Keep this away from the heat shoe/rollers! Threading Threading the film is also important....

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The Benefits of Lamination

Those in the print market understand the importance of lamination for certain marketing materials, adding various benefits to every project. From safety measures to a professional finish, the idea of lamination is far more modern than many even realize. Here are a few modern ways to benefit from the process of lamination. Added Protection Laminating products can ensure the safety and reusability of materials. It protects from scratches, spills, fingerprints, tears, etc. that can be highly useful for menus and brochures that see a lot of traffic. A Distinctive Look Designs pop with the added inclusion of glossy lamination....

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