If you have bought a new laminator machine or if you have bought a second hand laminator, you will have to buy it with the laminating films. The following tips are to help you buying the new films when the first one finishes.
If you want to be safe, you can return where you bought the first laminator films to buy the same type or you may still buy the same products similar to the one you bought with the laminator.
If you choose to purchase online, make sure to provide the mark and the model number of your laminator machine, even if there are some standard films, it does not mean that they will always be compatible with your laminator machine. If you are not able to identify the model of your laminator, get measurement of the feed area, the seller may be able to identify the films for you. It is also easier to compare your model with the model found on the internet and to identify the model of your computer.
The laminators differ in the type of thickness they will accept, therefore you should choose a laminator which may laminate cardboard to small papers in case you laminate both types of paper. These laminators also can take thicker laminating films. You can still save money by using the roll films. With this type of laminator films, you will be able to run the documents in a continuous motion.
If you don’t do laminating on a regular basis, you can use the adhesive laminating films. With this type of lamination, you will not need a laminator; the films are just as durable as the other type of laminating papers however they need the skills and time to apply them. The document to be protected is laid down and the application of the films begins from one side to another, you must take care in removing the wrinkles as you apply because the paper gives you only two chances to stick for good.
If you need to do more laminating jobs per day, it is better you choose to buy the laminator to save you the hassle of applying the adhesive films. You can get a cheap bargain if you buy the laminating paper online; they offer you free shipping and the laminating films are cheaper than to buy them in your local shop.