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OverLamination for Graphics

Graphic OverLamination; Applications

  • Laminate for Protection
  • Reduce Fading
  • Anti Graffiti Laminates
  • Non-Skid Laminates
  • Scratch Resistant Lamination
  • Trade Shows
  • Vehicle Wraps
  • Corporate Lobbies
  • Preservation for Museums
  • Retail Displays

Graphic OverLamination comes in a variety of surfaces and thicknesses all designed for specific applications.  ICL Imaging has got you covered.  As a Large Format Printer, we stock a wide selection of both Heat and Cold OverLaminates to protect your graphics.

Your graphic image has been printed – now what do you do with it?  Graphic OverLamination will finish the graphic for use in Trade Shows, Galleries, Retail Stores, Corporate Lobbies and more.

What Graphic OverLamination is right for your application?  See our Lamination list below.

Let ICL Imaging recommend the best Graphic OverLaminations for your job.  We’ll ask you the right questions; budget, longevity, indoor or outdoor, where will it be displayed.  Relax, we’ve been Laminating Visual Marketing Products since 1956!

Floor Graphic with non-skid Overlamination adhered to carpet
Floor Graphic with non-skid OverLamination adhered to carpet by ICL Imaging

Graphic OverLamination; Choices

HEAT LAMINATES:

3 ML, 5 ML, 10 ML.  These laminates can be combined together, one on the top and one on the bottom with the graphic sandwiched in the middle, to make different thicknesses for protection and performance. You can have your graphics encapsulated with a 3/3, 5/5, 10/10, or a 3/5, 5/10 or more combinations.  Heat Laminates can be used to encapsulate a graphic which will protect it from wet weather.  These Laminates come in different finishes also, like; Embossed, White Backer, Glossy, Lustre, and Matte.  Roll widths up to 62″ are available at ICL Imaging.  Heat Laminates are also less expensive than Cold Laminates.

COLD LAMINATES:

There are many types of Cold OverLaminates available.  Here is a list of the Graphic OverLamination choices inventoried at ICL Imaging.

  • UV OverLaminate with; Lustre combined with a 10 MIL Gloss for graphic panels
  • 5 and 10ML Embossed Laminate providing scratch resistant protection
  • 2ML Cast Laminate; perfect for Vehicles with compound curves.
  • UV Calendered Laminate finishes; Glossy, Matte, Lustre to protect your printed graphics
  • 2ML Brick Wall Graphic OverLamination
  • Sidewalk OverLaminate providing a non-skid OSHA approved surface for safe walking
  • Dry Erase OverLaminate; use it over and over again with write on – wipe off markers.
  • Graffiti OverLaminate; Graffiti can be easily removed with common cleaners from this laminate.
  • Floor Graphic OverLamination a scuff-resistant transparent calendered film that is slip-resistant
  • Textured Laminates available in; 5ML, 10ML, and 15ML.  These can also be combined for durability and performance.
  • Vehicle OverLaminates; a clear cast overlaminate with a permanent pressure sensitive adhesive (PSA)
  • Window Perf OverLaminates;  a glossy, optically clear, cast overlaminate for Perforated Window Film.  It protects against dust and dirt that can form on exterior window graphics.

Vehicle Vinyl with 2ml Cast OverLamination Covering this van by ICL Imaging
Vehicle Vinyl with 2ml Cast OverLamination Covering this van by ICL Imaging

MORE ABOUT LAMINATION:

Different types of Laminations are used for various applications.  Liquid Lamination provides a clear protection and helps reduce fading but does not protect as well as Film Lamination.  Film Lamination can protect better than Liquid Lam however, Film Lam can not stand up to the rigors of bending and waving if used on a banner.  Liquid lamination is best for a banner.

The difference between Cast and Calendared films:

Cast film is made from high grade materials that are highly durable, dimensionally stable and thin.  Cast films maintain their color better than Calendared films and are ideal for outdoor applications and vehicle wraps that require stretching over compound curves.

Calendared films are stiffer and thicker providing easier handling.  It is less expensive than cast and performs very well on short term applications on simple flat surfaces.  It is less dimensionally stable, less durable. and conformable than cast.

ICL Imaging does recommend OverLaminating with a UV Laminate to provide protection and to decrease fading over time. Laminates are available in Matte, Glossy, and Lustre as well as embossed.

Mounting & OverLaminating prints to boards
Mounting & OverLaminating prints to boards
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About ICL Imaging

ICL Imaging is New England’s Visual Marketing Print Production Company specializing in full-service large format printing.  With over 60 years experience, our best practices and experienced people set us apart.

We offer you a vast array of materials including, quick change-out Magnetic Systems, Fabric, Vinyl, Mesh, Backlit Transparencies, and top quality Photographic Paper. We have over 500 materials available that we can offer you – and we’ll make the choice easy for you!  Samples are available.  MORE…

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ICL Imaging is New England’s full service large format printer offering a wide selection of materials and output devices.  Graphic sizes up to 16 seamless feet wide.

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