How do you clear a stuck laminator?

How do you clear a stuck laminator?

From time to time, though, a pouch might get stuck in your laminator….Here’s what you should do:

  1. Turn off the machine and unplug it.
  2. Try to gently pull out the pouch.
  3. Put the laminator in reverse mode.
  4. Open the laminator.
  5. Check for a release lever.
  6. Open up the laminator yourself using tools.

Why is my laminator jamming?

Why is my pouch laminator jammed? A few common ways an operator can jam a laminating machine include: Running a laminating pouch at too high of a temperature, causing it to melt and wrap around the machine roller(s) Inserting a laminating pouch with the end opposite the sealed edge first.

How do you fix a laminator that is not heating?

If your laminator does not have a heat setting, you will need to adjust the speed. Likewise if there is no speed setting you will need to adjust the heat. If you have both then you can attempt to adjust both to find the right setting for the type of paper that you are laminating.

How do you open a lamination machine cover?

In many cases, it’s possible to remove the stuck pouch from the machine yourself.

  1. Press the pouch jam lever, if your machine has one.
  2. Push the “Reverse” button on the machine if you think the pouch is curled up in the rollers.
  3. Pull on the laminator pouch gently if part of it has come through the front of the machine.

What causes laminators to jam?

Oftentimes, a laminator will jam up because the item being processed is too thick for the machine. It could either be that the pouch itself is too thick or you tried to laminate a three-dimensional item. If this is the case, turn the machine on, put it in reverse mode, and try pulling gently on the pouch to remove it.

How do you keep a jammed laminator from jamming?

The best way to deal with a jam is by preventing them in the first place. You can do so by using a carrier, for one thing. The carrier prevents melted adhesive from causing problems with the machine’s gears. Another thing that can help is by never laminating metallic items and three-dimensional objects.