Wide format presentation Lamination PrintLAT 2011

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Wide format presentation Lamination PrintLAT 2011

  1. 1. Wide Format Laminating Films, Adhesives, and Equipment David Pachón www.PrintLat.com
  2. 2. Presentation Outline Wide Format Films & Adhesives Info PSA Information Thermal Information SuperStick® Information Understanding the Market Market Breakdown Target Markets Applications Using Laminating Films Wide Format Equipment Selling D&K Products David Pachón www.PrintLat.com
  3. 3. Film and Adhesive Information • What are Pressure Sensitive Adhesives (PSAs)? • PSAs are adhesives that are applied to materials using pressure (no heat is required) • “Sticky” to the touch • Feature a disposable release liner to protect the adhesive • Suitable for indoorDavid Pachón and outdoor applications www.PrintLat.com
  4. 4. Film and Adhesive Information •PSA Laminates •Film surface that provides Film protection and enhances Adhesive look Release Liner •Available in gloss, luster, and matte Release Liner •PSA Mounting Adhesives Adhesive •2-sided adhesive system Carrier •Used to mount a print to Adhesive a rigid substrate (foam board, sintra, gatorfoam, etc.) David Pachón www.PrintLat.com
  5. 5. Film and Adhesive Information • What are Thermal Adhesives (Hot Adhesives)? • Thermal adhesives are applied to materials using pressure and heat • Dry to the touch • Adhesive is coated directly to the base film, and no release liner is needed • Suitable for indoor applications only David Pachón www.PrintLat.com
  6. 6. Film and Adhesive Information •Thermal Laminates •Film surface that provides Film protection and enhances Adhesive look •Available in gloss, luster, and matte •Thermal Mounting Adhesive Adhesives Carrier •2-sided adhesive system Adhesive •Used to mount a print to a rigid substrate (foam board, sintra, gatorfoam, etc.) David Pachón www.PrintLat.com
  7. 7. Film and Adhesive Information • What is SuperStick®? • SuperStick® is a patented D&K adhesive • Specifically designed for hard-to-stick to prints, especially digital media • Combination of pressure sensitive and thermal adhesive technologies • Adhesive penetrates through digital inks and forms a strong bond with the base paper •Validated by Xerox David Pachón with iGen 3 for use printers www.PrintLat.com
  8. 8. Film and Adhesive Information Traditional Thermal Laminate SuperStick® Laminate David Pachón www.PrintLat.com
  9. 9. Understanding the Market – Applications 5% of market Outdoor 2 - 5 years Indoor & Outdoor 35% of market 1 – 2 years Indoor 60% of market up to 1 year David Pachón www.PrintLat.com
  10. 10. Target Markets Who Uses Laminating Films & Adhesives? • In-plant graphic departments • Facility management • Digital imaging services • Litho shops • National accounts • Sign industry • Trade show houses Why Laminate/Mount? • Protect and enhance prints • Outdoor durability & UV protection (PSAs) • Heat-sensitive prints (PSAs and SuperStick®) David Pachón www.PrintLat.com
  11. 11. Wide Format Applications Where are Laminates Used? • Where custom, changeable messages are needed • Restaurants, supermarkets, retailers, trade shows, etc. Flexible Display Graphics • Pop-ups, banners, posters, etc. Rigid Display Graphics • Rigid-backed posters, litigation graphics, etc. David Pachón www.PrintLat.com
  12. 12. Applications – Display Graphics Flexible Display Graphics Rigid Display Graphics David Pachón www.PrintLat.com
  13. 13. Using Laminating Films Apply laminating film to the face of the print, and a laminating film or flexible • Flexible Graphics substrate to the back of the print... Film Print Film Apply laminating film to the face and • Rigid Graphics adhesive to the back to make a decal... Film Print Mounting Adhesive Rigid Substrate David Pachón www.PrintLat.com
  14. 14. Using PSAs: Outdoor Durability David Pachón www.PrintLat.com
  15. 15. D&K Wide Format Laminators • Proper laminator selection depends on printer output and the final application •Printer width and type •Type of laminates used (PSA, thermal, or both) • D&K offers pouch, thermal only, thermal/PSA, and PSA only wide format laminators • Wide format laminators are available with working widths of 41” – 67” David Pachón www.PrintLat.com
  16. 16. D&K Wide Format Laminators • EXP 42 Pouch • Designed for use with laminating pouches • Most basic laminator available • No available options •41” working width • Suggested Retail: $3,355 • Dealer Price: $2,305 David Pachón www.PrintLat.com
  17. 17. D&K Wide Format Laminators • EXP 42 Plus • Multi-purpose laminator • Thermal laminator with optional PSA rewind • 41” working width • Suggested Retail: $5,632 • Dealer Price: $3,845 David Pachón www.PrintLat.com
  18. 18. D&K Wide Format Laminators • EXP 44 Twin • Industrial laminator designed for print-for- pay shops • Two sets of rollers • Thermal films only • 43” working width • Suggested Retail: $15,225 • Dealer Price: $13,125 David Pachón www.PrintLat.com
  19. 19. D&K Wide Format Laminators • EXP 62 Plus • Thermal and PSA films • 61” working width • Suggested Retail: $10,495 • Dealer Price: $7,140 David Pachón www.PrintLat.com
  20. 20. D&K Wide Format Laminators • EXP 63 • Thermal and PSA films • Digital controls • 62” working width • Suggested Retail: $16,795 • Dealer Price: $13,645 David Pachón www.PrintLat.com
  21. 21. D&K Wide Format Laminators • EXP 65 •PSA films only • Digital controls • Print takeup • 67” working width • Suggested Retail: $11,500 • Dealer Price: $8,650 David Pachón www.PrintLat.com
  22. 22. Selling D&K Products • D&K has been an environmentally responsible leader in adhesive technology for over 30 years •Wide variety of high-quality laminating/adhesive solutions •Sophisticated release liners •Products are manufactured by D&K in the USA • Plants centrally located in Illinois and Wisconsin • Superior product and application support David Pachón www.PrintLat.com
  23. 23. Selling D&K Products: Product Comparison Chart David Pachón www.PrintLat.com
  24. 24. Selling D&K Products vs. Competition • Main Competitors: •GBC •Seal/Neschen •MacTac •Sell direct and through distribution •Supply issues •Lower quality films from overseas David Pachón www.PrintLat.com
  25. 25. Additional Product Information • 786-2299700 • Online: www.dkgroup.com • Product sell sheets • Webbing diagrams • FAQ’s & glossary • E-mail: management@printlat.com David Pachón www.PrintLat.com

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