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Seal 62 ProS Help

Discussion in 'Laminators' started by hummboxx, Jun 4, 2019.

  1. hummboxx

    hummboxx New Member

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    Over the last few months or so, our laminator has decided to start leaving a line the whole width of the roll and if we don't pay attention it will ruin the print by leaving a bubble line all the way across our prints. Before, it only happened if the laminator sat for more than 30 minutes or so, now, it can happen almost instantaneously if we stop mid roll for any reason. This has never been an issue before and was wanting to know if any of you good people have had any similar issues.
     
  2. MikePro

    MikePro Major Contributor

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    maybe a flat-spot in your roller from leaving it compressed overnight?
     
  3. bannertime

    bannertime "You guys do banners, right?"

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    Does it happen a few inches into the lamination or right where the rollers are? We found out that a line would form where the liner and laminate separates after pausing. Kind of hard to explain.
     
  4. hummboxx

    hummboxx New Member

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    This is the exact thing that is happening to us. Can't figure it out at all, doesn't happen on all brands though.
     
  5. bannertime

    bannertime "You guys do banners, right?"

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    It's got to do with that separated laminate/liner sitting there exposed. For us, line goes away after a few days, so we don't scrap large projects because if it happens in the middle of it.
     
  6. hummboxx

    hummboxx New Member

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    Here is an image of what's happening, sorry if it's bad quality. It is only happening where the liner separates from the laminate.
     

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  7. hummboxx

    hummboxx New Member

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    Does it only happen with certain lams? That's how it is for us.
     
  8. Dan360

    Dan360 Member

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    Yup, we get the same thing with pretty much any calendared lams and some cast ones.

    It seems to just be the nature of it like bannertime said, we don't scrap jobs because of it either. But lately, I pretty much make the laminator my office when laminating larger rolls and people can come see me there so I don't have to step away from it.

    I wonder if hitting it with heat before it goes through the rollers would help, I do notice it's not as big a problem if I run heat assist. But it does typically go away after time.
     
  9. hummboxx

    hummboxx New Member

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    It does actually help somewhat, we have tried it a couple of times.
     
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