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  Our Encapsulating, Laminating & Mounting Services

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• Laminating of Business cards, Documents & Menus etc
• Large Format laminating of Posters, Maps, POS and Display Graphics
• Heat Sealing (Encapsulating) of Documents, Posters POS and Maps
• Mounting of Posters, POS, Signs and Display Graphics
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Above: Our small table top laminator for documents and small posters.
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Above: Our large format laminator for posters and display & exhibition graphics
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Technical Tip…

Question: What’s the difference between ‘Encapsulation’ and ‘Lamination’?
Answer: Encapsulation is the process of placing artwork between two sheets of heat activated clear film, which is then fed through two heated rollers. The heat activates the glue in the film and sticks the ‘sandwich’ together. Encapsulation can be left with a clear film border, making it watertight and so is useful for outdoor work. Lamination film is applied to only one side of the artwork. It is a sticky film that requires no heat. It is much thinner than encapsulating film and is available in matt, gloss and sand textured finishes.
Barry Hayman, Director
We can mount graphics, (or print directly) on to a variety of substrates, including card, foam-centred board, Foamex, Correx, Acrylic, Glass, Mirrors and Dibond.
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Below: Foam centred board; cardboard outer sheets with a polystyrene core, making it very light. Typically 5mm thick and used to mount graphics for inside display purposes.
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Below: Dibond; aluminium outer sheets with an acrylic core. 3mm thick and very strong, making it ideal for exterior graphics & signage.
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Below: Correx; A fluted plastic that is light and rigid. Typically either 5mm or 6mm thick and used by estate agents ‘for sale’ signs! Great for short term signage where budget is important.
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Below: Foamex; a medium density/weight PVC plastic available in a verity of thicknesses ranging from 1mm to 10mm. Can be used for both interior and exterior graphics & signage, although for exterior work we recommend Dibond for its strength & stability.
coloured foamex
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Contact Us

Tel: 0115 844 0122

Hayman Creative Limited
Fineprint House,
Hooton Street,
Nottingham NG3 2NJ

Opening Times

Monday to Friday
9am to 5pm

We accept

All major debit and credit card payments


Hayman Creative is proud to both support and be part of Nottingham’s exciting Creative Quarter