How to Use GBC Self-Sealing Laminating Pouches

posted this on May 6, 2016

A couple of weeks again, we featured a post about the advantages of using GBC Self-Sealing Laminating Pouches. If you read that post and wanted to learn more about these pouches, you’re in luck because this week’s post will tell you how to use them. As you might be expecting, it’s pretty easy to do. You can check out the video to see how it’s done or follow these directions:

  • Choose a pouch that is big enough to encapsulate your document. Put your item inside the pouch.
  • Use the pouch’s grid to align your document. When you are satisfied with the placement of your item, pull the tab inside the pouch. This will expose a strip of adhesive. Use it to secure your document in place.
  • Peel the liner from the inside of the pouch to expose a full sheet of adhesive. Apply the film to your document slowly and be sure to smooth out any wrinkles or bubbles that appear.
  • Now that your document is laminated, you can trim excess film, if necessary. (A rotary trimmer is ideal for this.) Continue the above process if you have other
    documents to laminate.

As you can tell, using GBC Self-Sealing Laminating Pouches is easy, and it will make your documents look great. Keep in mind that you can get pouches containing repositionable adhesive. Those pouches are what you should use if you think you’ll need to make changes to your work after it’s been laminated. You can reposition your item for up to 24 hours after it was originally laminated.

Using GBC Self-Sealing Laminating Pouches is a great choice if you want to make your documents look great without needing to use a pouch laminator. Give them a try today so you can see for yourself how easy they are to use.

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