Products

At R&M we are constantly looking for new, unique and improved films, techniques and processes to bring the best service and quality to our clients.

Of course, we rigorously test and perfect new materials to ensure our work is delivered as promised. We also encourage our clients to consult with us on projects early in the design or production process. This gives us an opportunity to provide creative solutions along with outstanding results.

1-sided Films

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Lay flat

Gloss 1.5 mil – Adds shine and brings out the colour.
Velvet 1.5 mil – Adds a dull finish and has a velvet feel (like a peach).

Ideal for perfect bound, case bound, coil bound and stitched book covers, box slicks, calendar covers, stickers, posters, trading cards, postcards, presentation folders, annual reports and art books.

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Polypropylene

Gloss 1.5 mil – Adds shine.
Delustered 1.5 mil – Adds a dull finish and has a soft, silky feel.
Scuff Free Delustered 1.5 mil – Looks and feels like Delustered but is scuff free.

Ideal for menus, tent cards, danglers, business cards, posters, handouts, flyers, brochures and point of sale items.

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Soft Touch

Black 1.5 mil – Opaque black that has a velvet feel.
Red 1.5 mil – Opaque red that has a velvet feel.

Ideal for promotional items

2-sided Films

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Polyester

Gloss 1.5 mil, 3 mil, 5 mil, 10 mil – Adds a shine.
Matte 1.5 mil, 3 mil, 5 mil, 10 mil – Adds a shiny matte finish and has a smooth feel.
Soft Touch 3 mil, 5 mil – Adds a dull finish and has a velvet feel.

Very durable, adds protection and longevity.

Ideal for menus, tent cards, danglers, business cards, posters, handouts, flyers, brochures, phone cards, membership cards and point of sale items.

polypropylene

Polypropylene

Gloss 1.5 mil – Adds shine.
Delustered 1.5 mil – Adds a dull finish and has a soft, silky feel.
Scuff Free Delustered 1.5 mil – Looks and feels like Delustered but is scuff free.

Ideal for menus, tent cards, danglers, business cards, posters, handouts, flyers, brochures and point of sale items.

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Soft Touch

Black 1.5 mil – Opaque black that has a velvet feel.
Red 1.5 mil – Opaque red that has a velvet feel.

Ideal for promotional items

Low Environmental Impact Films

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LEI Films

Gloss 1.5 mil – Adds shine and enhances colour.
Matte 1.5 mil – Adds a dull flat finish and has a soft, silky feel.

Ideal for products that require the durability of a laminate but need to meet environmental standards. This film is oxo-biodegradable, recyclable and combustible.

LEI can be used for 1 or 2 sided laminating.

Specialty Films

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Embossed Films

Available in a variety of textures.

Glueable Stampable Films

Available in gloss 1.5 mil only – commonly used for binder skins.

Metalized Polyester Films

Many different looks can be achieved with these films. Also available with a holographic look. Can be made printable.

Vinyl Films

Commonly used for mouse pads.

Technical Information

1 sided films

Max. Sheet Size: 28” x 40”
Max. Image Area: 27” x 39”
Min. Stock: 100# text
Max. Stock: 32 pt. board

2 sided films

Max. Sheet Size: 48″ wide”
Max. Image Area: 48″ wide

Calendering (dusting)

Removing press powder is recommended for heavy ink coverage. For best results, consult with R&M Trade Laminating before shipping press sheets.

Gluing / Foil Stamping

Most films are glueable and foil stampable. Testing is recommended as some situations may require a special film order.

Aqueous Coating

We do not recommend aqueous coating prior to lamination.