What is film lamination?

2023-09-25 11:52:47 SignWell Materials

Sharkwell has been specializing in film lamination for 20 years. So, what exactly is this popular film lamination in the market? Film lamination is commonly used on printed materials such as books, brochures, packaging boxes, greeting cards, and posters. It provides protection for the products and enhances their visual effects, making them more visually appealing with a wider range of styles. There are two types of film lamination: single-sided and double-sided, which not only offer protection but also provide visual effects.

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What is the protective function of film lamination?

The main purpose of film lamination is to protect printed materials such as books. However, with the development of film lamination in recent years, there are now more colors and different styles available. By using film lamination on printed materials like books, it effectively prevents damage from moisture, dust, and stains. It can extend their lifespan, especially for frequently touched items like books and magazines, as film lamination prevents fingerprints and oil stains from damaging the pages, making them easier to clean and maintain.

 

What are the visual effects of film lamination?

By choosing different types of film, such as glossy or matte film, the glossiness or surface texture of printed materials can be enhanced or altered. Film lamination can also enhance the color saturation and contrast of printed images, making them more vivid and vibrant. Additionally, film lamination adds a protective layer to printed materials, enhancing their texture and professionalism.

 

What materials are used for film lamination?

Before performing film lamination, it is necessary to select suitable film materials. Commonly used film materials include polyester film (PET), polypropylene film (PP), and polyethylene film (PE). Each material has different characteristics and suitable applications, allowing for the selection of the most appropriate film material based on the characteristics and requirements of the printed materials.

 

What is the process of film lamination?

Film lamination is typically carried out using a laminating machine. The machine unrolls the film from a roll, evenly covers the surface of the printed material with a layer of film, and then bonds the film to the printed material through pressure and heat. Laminating machines have automatic control and adjustment functions to ensure the uniformity and quality of the lamination.

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What are the applications of film lamination?

Film lamination has a wide range of applications. In the publishing industry, it can be used for book covers, magazines, and newspaper covers to increase durability and visual appeal. In the packaging industry, film lamination can be applied to various packaging boxes, bags, and labels to enhance the quality of products.