An environmentally-friendly water-based clear-coat applied to printed pieces to help protect the ink and paper against minor scuffs, abrasions fingerprints and dirt. It is useful for projects that are handled a lot such as mailings, and is best used on cardstock 80# or heavier. Aqueous comes in gloss, dull, and satin.
The process of bonding a clear plastic film onto printed projects to protect it against stains, smudges, moisture, wrinkles, and tears. It improves item durability and enhances the vibrancy of the ink colors. Lamination is a popular choice for printed items that must endure heavy use, such as educational materials, flip charts, book covers, maps, and consumer displays. Lamination is available in Gloss and Matte finish.