LAMAPLY Mounting Adhesive

LAMAPLY Mounting Adhesive

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LAMAPLY Mounting Adhesive

LAMAPLY Premium Mount is a premium aggressive, permanent, double-sided, clear, pressure-sensitive mounting adhesive featuring strength, versatility, and an easy-peel release liner. The initial tack of LAMAPLY Premium Mount is substantial, allowing it to be applied without heat, yet its versatile nature will withstand temperatures up to 165°F. This allows you to use a thermal lamination on the front of your material while applying LAMAPLY Premium Mount adhesive on the reverse - all in... Read More


What is mounting adhesive?

Mounting adhesive refers to a type of adhesive that is specifically designed for attaching objects or materials to a surface. It is commonly used in various industries such as printing, packaging, and display. Mounting adhesive provides a strong bond between the two surfaces, ensuring that the mounted item stays securely in place.

What are the different types of mounting adhesives available?

A: There are various types of mounting adhesives available in the market. Below mentioned are the top popular ones; have a look!

  1. Pressure-Sensitive Adhesive (PSA)

These adhesives are coated on a release liner and can be activated by applying pressure. They are commonly used for mounting prints, photographs, and graphics onto various substrates like foam board, PVC, or acrylic. 

  1. Thermal Adhesive

Thermal mounting films have a heat-activated adhesive that bonds when exposed to heat and pressure, often through a laminating machine. This method provides a secure, long-lasting bond for prints, posters, and artwork.

  1. Encapsulation Adhesive

This adhesive encapsulates both sides of a print or document to create a sealed edge. This method provides protection against moisture, dirt, and wear, making it suitable for items like maps and menus.

  1. Low-Tack Adhesive

Adhesives of this type offer a temporary bond that can be removed easily with no residue left behind. It's commonly used to prepare laminated documents that may need to be updated or changed frequently.

How does mounting adhesive work?

A: Mounting adhesive works by applying a layer of adhesive to one surface, which bonds with another object upon contact. 

What are the benefits of using mounting adhesive?

A: The adhesive has various benefits to offer; below enlisted are the top ones; 

  • Simple and convenient to use, often peel-and-stick.
  • Ensure long-lasting preservation.
  • No visible hardware, enhancing aesthetics.
  • Suitable for various materials, from paper to plastics.
  • Faster than traditional framing or other mounting methods.

What types of materials can be mounted with mounting adhesive?

A: It can securely attach a range of materials, including photographs, artwork, posters, prints, paper, lightweight fabrics, foam board, cardboard, acrylic sheets, and more.

Can mounting adhesive be used for both indoor and outdoor applications?

A: Yes! It is versatile for indoor and outdoor use. Choosing the right adhesive ensures durability in various conditions, with weather-resistant options suitable for outdoor settings, such as signs, etc. 

Is mounting adhesive permanent or removable?

A: Mounting adhesive comes in both permanent and removable options. Permanent adhesive provides a strong and lasting bond, suitable for long-term attachment. Removable adhesive allows for repositioning and easy removal without damaging surfaces, ideal for temporary displays or items needing to be updated or changed.

How do I choose the right type of mounting adhesive for my project?

A: Here, below-mentioned are five key points to consider when choosing the right mounting adhesive for your project:

  • The adhesive you choose should be compatible with the materials to be bonded.
  • Select the one that provides the desired level of permanence or removability based on your project's needs.
  • Consider the environmental conditions and factors like humidity & UV exposure.
  • Choose an adhesive format that suits your application method and ease of use, such as sheets, tape, or spray.

Can mounted items be repositioned or adjusted after applying mounting adhesive?

A: If you use a removable mounting adhesive, you can reposition or adjust mounted items without damaging them. 

Are there any maintenance requirements or precautions for mounted items?

A: Following these precautions, you can prolong the life and appearance of your mounted items.

  • Dust gently with a soft, dry cloth to prevent dirt buildup.
  • Protect against water exposure to prevent damage.
  • Avoid extreme heat or cold to maintain adhesive integrity.
  • Use UV-resistant materials for outdoor items to prevent fading.

How do I remove mounted items if needed?

A: To remove mounted items, follow these steps carefully;

  • Start at one corner and peel the item slowly to avoid tearing or damaging the surface.
  • For some adhesives, use a hairdryer or heat gun to soften the adhesive, making removal easier. Peel as the adhesive loosens.
  • Apply a small amount of adhesive remover or rubbing alcohol to a cloth, then gently rub the adhesive to dissolve it. Test on a small area first to ensure it doesn't damage the surface.
  • Slide dental floss or fishing line behind the item and move it back and forth to cut through the adhesive.
  • Use a gentle adhesive remover or rubbing alcohol to clean any leftover adhesive.