Commonly Asked Questions In Relation To Lamination


Lamination is considered to be the process of coating a given paper using a fairly thick coat of plastic mostly in order to protect the documents or for preservation and increasing the longevity of the document. However, this is a process which includes a fair amount of effort and expertise knowledge which cannot be generally done by people like you and me. Anyhow, people in today’s society try out these things all by themselves and run into many difficulties and problems. Generally these lamination equipment and machinery come with a complete guideline as to how it should be used, although there are certain things that professionals learn through experience. Hence here are a few common questions that pop up in terms of lamination and the relevant answers to them.

Why does the Lamination end up with Bubbles?

This issue arises certainly due to humidity and not a particular fault in the machinery or the operator. This issue can most often be seen in countries with higher rate of humidity and therefore a several precautionary measures can be taken with regard to this issue. Firstly this issue can be avoided by using de-humidifiers which are designed to avoid this issue. Or else the document that needs to be laminated can be dried off with any method you wish i.e. using a roller presser etc. and thereby ensure the document is 100% dry before starting the lamination. However, Fellowes laminator in NZ tend to avoid this issue more often by nature.

How thick of a Document can I Laminate?

This is one of the most common frequently asked questions all over the world. The reason why it has become extremely popular is that there is a new trend that has been in the rise which is to create thick boards’ kind of material using sheets which are bound and laminated. However, in terms of the question, the ability to make laminations as such differs from each machine which therefore requires the customer to check either with their supplier or thoroughly read the user manual in order to find the specified lamination thickness. Anyhow, in Fellowes laminator generally the thickness level is quite high in comparison to other machinery that is available in the market.

Why does my Lamination seem Cloudy?

Generally this issue occurs due to problematic situations with your machinery’s heat components. In other words, your machine is not functioning as required in terms of heating the document before engaging with the lamination. However, this problem can is not quite a big issues and therefore can be solved by simply slowing down the rollers of your machine or increasing the heat level of the machine. If any of those two solutions doesn’t give results, it is advised to seek for technical assistance.

The above identified FAQs are only a few of the most commonly asked questions hence there is many more questions as such. The best way to get answers to such questions is to go to you suppliers official website and find FAQs.