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TECHNICAL INFORMATION
This information is designed to be of assistance to you as you prepare your jobs for film
lamination. Your cooperaton will assist us in giving you a quality job within a reasonably
short period of time.
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INKS:
 
Be sure that your inks are alcohol proof and heat resistant. (ie ... do NOT use
REFLEX BLUE, RHODAMINE RED or PMTA pigments such as VICTORIA BLUE or
PMTA GREEN). Pigments must be suitable to withstand
mild alkaline exposure (ie...pH 7.0 to 8.0)
 
Do NOT use wax - such as Paraffin, carnauba or "Microcrystallin".
No low molecular weight Polyethene such as "Epolene".
 
Do NOT use fluoroethylene (Teflon) type additives.
 
Do NOT use lubricants - such as Silicone Compounds, sometimes known as "Paint Additives"
or similar products.
 
Do NOT use Glycols, or other Hydroxyls. No Alcohol or Alcohol derivatives.
 
Do NOT use metallic inks. Use only wax free imitation metallics.
 
FOUNTAIN SOLUTIONS/AQUEOUS COATINGS:
 
Do NOT use wax, Teflon, Silicone or similar products in your Fountain Solutions/Aqueous Coatings.
 
~ Please advise your suppliers of the information listed above.
 
PLANNING:
 
~ Allow a minimum of 1/2" on each side of the sheet (side guide, gripper, tail and far guide).
~ Indicate final trim lines by use of cutting marks: also mark gripper and side guide.
~ If cutting marks cannot be printed, please include a ruled-out sheet indicating outer trim lines
   with each job.
 
OFFSET SPRAY POWDERS:
 

~ Use a minimum of offset spray powder when necessary.

~ Do not use a liquid spray, vanishing spray or treated powders.

 

SHEET SIZE:

 

~ Minimum size sheet we can process is 11 x 17. Maximum is 54 x 77

 

STOCK:

 

Paper - Good Quality, 70# text C1S or heavier.

Board - Good Quality, smoother surface C1S

 

 

SHIPPING INSTRUCTIONS - INCOMING:

 

 

1. Full shipping address.

2. Number of samples to be returned to you.

3. Specify whether shipment should be COLLECT or PREPAID IN

    YOUR NAME.

 

 

GENERAL INFORMATION:

 

When only a few samples are to be returned to you, please stamp each sheet with your company

name; if a large amount of samples are required, mark the edge of the sheets and pack separately.

 

Please do not corner-cut sheets as they cannot be laminated.

 

Working loss on 5M sheets and over is approximately 3%. Working loss on less than 5M sheets

may exceed 3%.

 

Prices quoted are FOB our plant Clifton, NJ and subject to change after 30 days.

 

The information contained herein is to be used as a guideline, and is not to be considered all

inclusive. Should there be any questions we would advise you to send samples to us that we would laminate and return to you for your approval after your examination.

 

We hope this has been helpful when preparing your printed material for lamination. If there are further

issues or questions about these procedures, we at Dikeman always encourage our customers to

call us and discuss the details.