How To Choose The Right Roll Laminator For Your Print Shop
Sep10

How To Choose The Right Roll Laminator For Your Print Shop

If you are shopping for a wide format roll laminator, the one thing you will find is there are a lot of them on the market. They come in many sizes with different widths, temperature settings and how you apply the lamination. Lamination provides a large variety of options that not only help your clients meet their objectives but also helps you profit from your projects. Should you get a Thermal Hot Roll Laminating or Pressure...

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When is it time to purchase a Roll Laminator Machine?
Feb09

When is it time to purchase a Roll Laminator Machine?

Roll laminators come in handy when you are doing volume. We had a guy in here the other day that bought a lot of Letter size pouch laminate. So, naturally, we asked, what are you laminating? Turned out, he was doing a big menu project with a pouch laminator. We kind of scratched our heads. That is a big project to be doing it through a pouch laminator. So, what is the difference between a roll laminator and a pouch laminator in...

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Roll Laminating Film or UV Coating for Book Covers?
Nov24

Roll Laminating Film or UV Coating for Book Covers?

Price is not the only thing that should determine whether you should use roll laminating film or a uv coating machine.  While price is a consideration, costs shift depending on how large the run is you are doing. Roll laminating film is best for short, simple runs. A short run is by definition something that is less than 1,000 pieces like internal reports, white papers or conference materials. Laminating film is both less expensive...

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Graph Expo Executive Outlook: Direct Mail Is A Hot Market
Oct08

Graph Expo Executive Outlook: Direct Mail Is A Hot Market

At this year’s Graph Expo in Chicago, the Executive Outlook keynote that took place went through the print market segment demand. As we have pointed out, Direct Mail is one of those markets. UV Coating and Roll Laminating play a big part in direct mail campaigns. Why Direct Mail? Here is the truth about email campaigns. You can go out and rent or buy a list of say 10,000. Good open rates are about 25% of your send. Of those opens, a...

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Roll Laminator Review: D&K Expression 55 Plus Commercial Roll Laminator
Sep22

Roll Laminator Review: D&K Expression 55 Plus Commercial Roll Laminator

  Commercial Roll Laminator The D&K Expression™ 55 Plus Commercial Roll Laminator provides more versatility in roll lamination projects. It can handle low-melt lamination, thermal lamination and pressure sensitive lamination. It’s ability to handle these multiple applications gives you the ability to offer a variety of finishes to your customers. The top heater roller can handle single sided lamination from thermal or...

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Roll Laminator Review: D&K Expression 42+ Roll Laminator
Sep15

Roll Laminator Review: D&K Expression 42+ Roll Laminator

We have a wide format print finish operation too at Lloyds fo Indiana. We like to carry brands that we use in our own operations. Our D&K roll laminator is a workhorse in our office. We are using it for big roll lamination projects like wall maps, signs and other applications. We now carry the D&K Expression® (EXP) 42+ Laminator. It is a multi-purpose laminator that is capable of mounting prints up to 41” wide. The EXP 42+...

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