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Roll Laminating Machines

Roll laminating machines can go from small desktop models up to huge automated lines. Presco can give advice on what is best for your needs and quote on different options for you. We have years of experience working directly with printers and finishers on finding the machines that best fit the requirement. If you can’t see what you’re looking for just get in touch and we’ll be happy to help.

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What size of roll laminating machine will I need?

Determining the size of the roll laminating machine you need depends on the maximum width of the materials you plan to laminate. Roll laminating machines come in various widths to accommodate different sizes of documents, posters, and other materials. Here’s a guide to help you choose the right size for your roll laminating machine:

  1. Identify the Largest Document or Material:
    • Determine the maximum width of the documents or materials you anticipate laminating. This will be the key factor in selecting the appropriate size for your laminating machine.
  2. Consider a Margin for Versatility:
    • Choose a laminating machine with a width slightly larger than the maximum size of your documents. This provides a margin of error and allows flexibility for different sizes of materials.
  3. Common Laminating Machine Sizes:
    • Roll laminating machines typically come in standard sizes, such as 12 inches, 18 inches, 25 inches, or 27 inches. Larger industrial machines may go up to 60 inches or more.
  4. Application and Usage:
    • Consider the intended use of the laminating machine. For office or school use, a smaller machine (12 to 18 inches) may be sufficient. For larger projects or industrial applications, a wider machine may be necessary.
  5. Cost Consideration:
    • Larger-width laminating machines are generally more expensive. Choose a size that meets your needs without exceeding your budget.
  6. Future Expansion:
    • If you anticipate a potential increase in the size of materials you’ll be laminating, it might be wise to invest in a slightly larger machine to accommodate future needs.
  7. Space Constraints:
    • Ensure that you have sufficient space for the selected laminating machine. Larger machines may require more workspace.
  8. Machine Features:
    • Consider additional features that may be important for your specific requirements, such as variable speed control, adjustable temperature settings, and the ability to laminate with different film thicknesses.
  9. Usage Frequency:
    • If you plan to use the laminating machine frequently or for high-volume projects, it’s advisable to invest in a durable and efficient model.
  10. Review Manufacturer Specifications:
    • Check the specifications provided by the manufacturer for each laminating machine model. Confirm that the selected machine meets your requirements in terms of width, speed, and features.

Remember that the width of the laminating machine refers to the maximum size of the materials it can accommodate. It’s crucial to choose a size that aligns with your specific needs and the types of documents or items you’ll be laminating.