Thermal & Cold Lamination
Thermal and cold lamination; Let’s start with the first definition. If you wish to protect a large-format print from moisture, fingerprint oil, and such, you would coat the sheet with film laminate. You could cover one side of the poster printing run with film, or you could even cover both, the back and front with separate sheets, effectively sealing the custom printing paper completely into a plastic pouch of sorts. This is what is done with some restaurant menus and plate mats since they receive rough treatment and endure multiple spills. Basically, there are two types of lamination such as thermal and cold film, Thermal process film adhered to the paper on basis of heat where cold process works on such as one side with adhesive or glued while laminating. the cost per square inch come higher but the best option for quality lamination. for better lamination product is also the part of quality printing as well as during printing job have to control powder in proper order otherwise lamination not adhered to the paper properly.
Thermal and cold lamination Uses
Large Format Print Lamination,
Why we do it?
Flat sheet lamination after press applied onto product to protect from printing ink, avoid oily finger, water and enhance durability etc. and give good feel and touch as entire sheet both sides adhered with film even hot or cold process various type film like matte, gloss and velvet etc. in some case if we the sheet curl on another side due to stretch or moisture come from another side so recommendation is to laminate both sides to avoid curling.
Lamination film is basically high-pressure roll starting 300mm to 1200mm wide roll, length any size from one-sided sticky applied on the sheet oversize lamination on printed area later on trimmed out as per actual required. Hess ale free lamination required 250 gsm if we do less than this always the risk to paper, whereas there are matte, gloss, and velvet depend own as you wish.
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