Technical Information

This information is designed to be of assistance to you as you prepare your jobs for film lamination.  Your cooperation will assist us in giving you a quality job within a short period of time.



Be sure that your inks are alcohol proof and heat resistant.
   Do NOT use Reflex BlueRhodamine Red or PMTA pigments such as Victoria Blue or PMTA Green
Do NOT use wax such as Paraffin, Carnauba or “Microcrystallin”
No low molecular weight Polyethylene such as “Epolene”
Do NOT use Fluoroethylene (Teflon) type additives
Do NOT use lubricants such as Silicone Compounds – sometimes known as “Paint Additives” or similar products
Do NOT use Glycols or other Hydroxyls – no alcohol or alcohol derivatives
Do NOT use metallic inks – use ONLY wax free imitation metallics
Please advise your suppliers of the information listed above



Do not use wax, Teflon, Silicone or similar products in your Fountain Solutions/Aqueous Coatings
Please advise your suppliers of the information listed above


**Allow a minimum of 1/2″ on each side of the sheet (side guide, gripper, tail & far guide)
**Indicate final trim lines by use of cutting marks, also mark gripper & side guide
**If cutting marks cannot be printed, a ruled-out sheet indicating outer trim lines must accompany each job
**DO NOT corner-cut sheets, as they cannot be laminated
**Working loss on 5,000 sheets and over is approximately 3%
**Working loss on less than 5,000 sheets may exceed 3%


**Use a minimum of offset spray powder when necessary
**Do Not use a liquid spray, vanishing spray or treated powders



Minimum size sheet we can process is 12″ x  18″
Maximum size sheet we can process is 44″ x 81″


Paper ~ Good quality, 80# C1S Litho or heavier
Board ~ Good quality, smoother surface C1S