Collection: LAMAPLY Trade Laminate

12 products
  • 1.7 Mil LAMAPLY Trade Laminate
  • 3.0 Mil LAMAPLY Trade Laminate
  • 5.0 Mil LAMAPLY Trade Laminate
  • 10.0 Mil LAMAPLY Trade Laminate
  • 1.7 Mil LAMAPLY Wide Format Trade Laminate
  • 3.0 Mil LAMAPLY Wide Format Trade Laminate
  • 5.0 Mil LAMAPLY Wide Format Trade Laminate
  • 10.0 Mil LAMAPLY Wide Format Trade Laminate

What are Lamination Rolls and Films

Laminate films are used to protect printed material such as book covers, menus, business cards, postcards, and flyers - just to mention a few of the applications.  Leading Edge brings you a full range of laminate film solutions.  Included in our line-up is a wide array of standard and specialty finishes, offered in several adhesive types to accommodate the various needs of our customers. Our premium range of... Read More

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the benefits of using lamination rolls and films?

Lamination rolls and films provide protection against moisture, UV rays, and wear, enhancing the durability and longevity of documents and materials. They also offer a glossy finish, improved rigidity, and can be easily wiped clean, making them ideal for preserving and presenting important items.

What types of documents can be laminated?

Lamination rolls can be used to laminate a variety of prints, including posters, certificates, ID cards, menus, and instructional materials, bookcovers, providing protection against moisture, tearing, and fading.

What sizes of lamination rolls/films are available at your store?

We have a wide variety of lamination rolls with different thicknesses ranging from 1 mil, 1.1 mil, 1.7 mil, 3 mil, 5 mil, to 10 mil. The sizes available are from 1” Core - 12”x500’ to 3” Core - 60”x250’. You can choose any according to your requirement.  If our standard stock rolls are not what you are looking for, we have our large inventory of master roll material for custom slitting.

How do I choose the right thickness of lamination roll for my project?

Selecting the appropriate lamination roll thickness depends on factors like the intended use, material type, and desired durability. Consider the project's environment, handling frequency, and aesthetic preferences. Thicker rolls offer more protection but can affect flexibility. Conducting tests with various thicknesses can help determine your project's optimal choice.

Can lamination rolls be used with different types of laminating machines?

Yes, lamination rolls are designed to be compatible with various types of laminating machines. They come in standard sizes and materials, allowing them to be used with different machines, including pouch laminators and roll laminators. Ensuring that the lamination roll dimensions and specifications match the machine's requirements for smooth and effective lamination is important.

Are lamination rolls compatible with both hot and cold laminating machines?

Yes, lamination rolls are generally compatible with both hot and cold laminating machines. The type of lamination roll you use (thermal for hot, pressure-sensitive for cold) depends on the machine and your desired outcome. Always ensure the roll matches the machine's specifications for optimal results.

Can lamination rolls be used for double-sided lamination?

Yes, lamination rolls can be used for double-sided lamination. It effectively encapsulates the item by passing the material through the rolls with the laminating film on both sides. This process provides protection and durability to the material, making it suitable for various applications such as documents, photos, and more.

Are lamination rolls and films reusable?

Lamination rolls and films are not designed to be reusable. Once they have been used for lamination, they typically cannot be separated from the documents or materials that have been laminated. It is recommended to use new rolls or films for each lamination project in order to ensure the best quality results.

How long does lamination last?

The durability of document lamination varies depending on several factors. Generally, laminated documents can last for several years, with some laminating materials offering protection for up to a decade. However, it is important to consider environmental conditions, handling, and regular wear and tear when assessing the lifespan of laminated documents.

Can lamination rolls be used for both indoor and outdoor applications?

Lamination rolls are typically suitable for indoor applications, providing protection and enhancing visual appeal for documents, posters, and prints. However, special UV-resistant lamination rolls are recommended for outdoor use where exposure to weather elements is a concern to ensure durability and longevity.