Laminating 101

Easter Fun with Binding101

By Mallory Morsa
March 30, 2020
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Introducing NEW Satin Matte Thermal Reactive FoilsIf you are looking for something new and fun to do with the family this Easter, consider making themed laminated printables, foil cards, and other crafts that can bring a new sense of joy and excitement to the whole group! These laminator kids crafts are easy, affordable, and incredibly fun! We've got you covered this holiday season and beyond.

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Most Popular School Laminators

January 29, 2020
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Most Popular School LaminatorsWe've compiled a list of the top 4 school laminators on the market, and highlighted only the truly noteworthy features. That way you can ignore all of the confusing specs that don't apply to you, and just get down to the point.

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Difference Between Pouch and Cartridge Laminating

January 29, 2020
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Introducing NEW Satin Matte Thermal Reactive FoilsIn this post, I am going to discuss two different ways to laminate, both involving tabletop machines: using a pouch laminator, and using a cartridge laminator.

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Laminating Glossary of Terms

December 11, 2019
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Introducing NEW Satin Matte Thermal Reactive FoilsIf you're brand new to laminating, some of the terminology you may come across might be a little confusing. To help end the frustration, we've compiled a list of the most popular lamination terminology terms, along with their definitions. This laminate glossary will help you get a handle on the basics of laminating.

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Press Release: Foton 30 Laminator Launch

June 28, 2019
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Press Release: Foton 30 Laminator LaunchIn May of this year, GBC and ACCO Brands announced the official global release of their "innovative Foton™ 30 Laminator". But personally, I feel that the word "innovative" is used far too often...

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Foiling Secrets Revealed

May 23, 2019
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Introducing NEW Satin Matte Thermal Reactive FoilsShhh, you guys... we want to reveal all of the secrets to foiling, but you have to promise to keep it on the down low. So... do you promise?

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Introducing NEW Satin Matte Thermal Reactive Foils

May 3, 2019
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Introducing NEW Satin Matte Thermal Reactive FoilsIf you are in love with our toner reactive foil (I know I am!) but you want a little something different, then our brand new satin matte foils may be exactly what you're looking for! These gorgeous new foil colors have a smooth matted look, which is much softer and more sophisticated than the metallic alternatives.

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Matte Teal Thermal Toner Foil - New Colored Foil Alert!

March 14, 2019
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Matte Teal Thermal Toner Foil - New Colored Foil Alert!We are swooning hard over this new matte teal foil...it's elegant, soft shimmer combined with the winter turquoise color are to die for! Check out the video and compare it to similar colors available.

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Wide Format Laminator FAQs

February 20, 2019
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Hate Slow Binding? We have that in Common!What makes a laminating machine wide format? Who uses wide format laminators? How much do they cost? Get the answers today at Binding101 where we're experts in print finishing...

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3 Top Quality Roll Laminators for Schools

February 15, 2019
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3 Top Quality Roll Laminators for SchoolsLooking for a top quality roll laminator for your school? Check out our picks for the 3 best school laminating machines on the market. We'll dive into each to discuss the most important points that matter to you as an educator, and tell you how easy it is to pay for your order with a purchase order...

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Thermal Foil Troubleshooting (+ hacks & tricks to get the best transfer)

February 6, 2019
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Foil TroubleshootingFoiling is fun and easy, but sometimes there are issues that are encountered along the way. This foil troubleshooting guide should help you fix the majority (if not all) of those foiling problems that you could potentially come across. We also go over some tricks, tips, and hacks to make sure you can get the best foil transfer...

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Wholesale Laminating Pouches

January 25, 2019
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Wholesale Laminating PouchesIf you need to buy laminating pouches in large or bulk quantities, or if you are re-selling the lamination sheets in your shop, or if you are using them to make a product that you are re-selling, than you may qualify for a wholesale discount! Learn more...

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Wholesale Laminating Film

January 16, 2019
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Wholesale Laminating Film + Lamination RollsIf you're looking for discounted wholesale pricing on lamination film, then you're in luck with Binding101! We're a top supplier in the US of all things document finishing, which means that laminating is one of our specialties. So if you are a dealer or re-seller and searching for wholesale prices that will allow more room for your profit margin, then give us a call at (866) 537-2244 and ask for a lamination resale price quote today...

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What is Toner Foil?

January 8, 2019
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What is Toner Foil?What exactly is toner foil? Find out in this post, and find out how to foil with different methods and more...

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DIY Foiled Christmas Cards

December 18, 2018
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What Spiral Binding Brands are there?It's nearly here, and we're making Christmas cards in the office! What a fun and festive way to spend part of our Holiday Party together! These are just a few of the card designs we're foiling here, but you can make anything you want...

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What are the Best Laminators for Schools?

December 17, 2018
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What are the Best Laminators for Schools?In this article we discuss the best laminators for schools. But we know that one size doesn't fit all! So we separate them into the best choices for home schools, small and large K12s, high schools, and universities...

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How to Cut your School Laminating Costs in Half

December 4, 2018
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How to Cut your School Laminating Costs in HalfIf you're looking for a simple way to cut your lamination costs in half, check out this 1 simple trick! I am not just saying that...this really is a neat trick that can take your lamination pouch and double it's output and coverage, effectively cutting your cost per laminated sheet in half. This is only good for people who just need to one-side laminate, and is perfect for teachers and schools...

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What is the difference between a laminating sheet and a laminating pouch?

November 27, 2018
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What is the difference between a laminating sheet and a laminating pouch?Although the terms are often used interchangeably throughout the laminating industry, there is actually a difference between a laminating sheet and a laminating pouch. Read on to learn the differences...

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How to 1-Side Laminate with a 2-Side Laminating Pouch

November 26, 2018
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How to 1-Side Laminate with a 2-Side Laminating PouchThis trick will teach you how to single-side laminate with a double-sided lamination pouch. This can double the number of pages you can laminate with a box of standard 2-side pouches, cutting your lamination costs in half. Perfect for teachers who have to buy out of pocket, or even businesses with tighter budgets...

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How to Make DIY Foil Letterhead

October 26, 2018
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How to Make DIY Foil LetterheadOne of the simplest ways to make an impression on your customers is to include a hand written letter with your packages. And when that letter head is shimmery and stands out...even better. Perfect for an Etsy store owner to send a hand written letter to their customers that is included in the packages, or even to turn into a pad of paper and give as a gift or use internally, a properly foiled letterhead can make a huge impact. And that's why I wrote this guide for how to make DIY foil letterhead...

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