There are a few types of lamination used in printing. Some are more advantageous than others, and this depends largely on your printing requirements and your application. This article will cover lamination processes, applications, and benefits of solventless lamination.
If you’ve ever had a hang tag on your car, you know how quickly it can degrade. Being exposed to harsh UV rays and cold temperatures can make colors fade and tags can become brittle. ID tags are also put through a great deal of exposure on a daily basis, especially when worn on the outside of a wallet (access key cards, for example). As such, these types of products need to be durable and long-lasting; and of course, you’ll want them to look professional for a very long time.
There's a myth that all printer-compatible papers are the same. This couldn't be further from the truth. In actuality, there is a wide range of characteristics and applications for different types of printer-compatible paper types, and this varies depending on the user and their needs.
Read on as PaperTyger explains why it is the superior paper choice for your business to print in-house.
We live in an era where we have access to more information than ever. With the development of digital maps (including Google, Apple and GPS), you might think that the age of paper maps is over. But there are many reasons paper maps are still relevant in modern times and still in high demand.
As a designer, paper choice is a critical point of consideration in print design. Failing to properly consider what option is best for you can result in an unforgiving and costly error. Read on to discover why PaperTyger paper consistently performs well across all varieties of applications.
There are many types of platforms to advertise, so it can be difficult for businesses to choose where to focus their marketing budget. Many companies opt for the digital route, like paying for Google and Facebook ads. However, this can be costly and difficult to get right. An often-underestimated method is the power of posters.
Printed posters communicate to audiences fast and have tremendous visual power. Let’s look at the effective implementation of printed paper posters in advertising - as well as tips on how to have a strong poster design.
We highlight the key benefits of PaperTyger paper, proving why our durable products are in high demand for a diverse range of applications.
The Solution to Applications in Harsh Environments
Durable printable labels offer a robust and versatile identification solution for applications. Consequently, they play a critical role within manufacturing and similar harsh environments, enabling components to be identified, tracked and traced through each tier of the supply chain and printed on-site. For example, they are an ideal choice for identifying safety equipment and providing information and certification notices.
As with any printing papers, PaperTyger printing papers should be allowed to become fully acclimated to pressroom conditions before attempting to use them. PaperTyger papers are manufactured to a relative humidity of 42-50% @ 72°F / 22°C.
As relative humidity is a function of temperature, the first step is to be sure paper reaches the temperature of the pressroom before opening any packages, cartons, or skids. Use this paper conditioning chart as a guideline for how long, e.g. cold paper might need to reach the temperature inside the pressroom.
“Synthetic Papers” are referred to as that because they’re plastic. PaperTyger durable papers, on the other hand, are manufactured with real coated and uncoated papers, providing the toughness of a synthetic sheet with benefits. Discover how they compare.