SEAL PRO 44 Troubleshooting guide

ProSEAL ® 25 &
ProSEAL ® 44 Laminators
Owner’s
Operation
Manual
ProSEAL ® 25 & ProSEAL ® 44 Laminators
TABLE OF CONT ENTS
TABLE OF CONT ENTS..................................................................................................................................................................2
INTRODUCTION................................................................................................................................................................................3
IMPORTANT SAFEGUARDS.........................................................................................................................................................4
INSTALLATION...................................................................................................................................................................................5
UNPACKING, SET-UP AND INSTALLATION....................................................................................................................6
CONTROL KNOB...............................................................................................................................................................................7
CONTROL PANEL .............................................................................................................................................................................8
CONTROL PANEL DIAGRAM ....................................................................................................................................................9
MOUNTING USING A ProSEAL ® MOUNTING BOARD..............................................................................................10
MOUNTING USING A ProSEAL ® POUCH BOARD .........................................................................................................11
ENCAPSULATING USING A ProSEAL ® FLEXIBLE POUCH WITH A ProSEAL ® SLED...............................12
CLEANING YOUR LAMINATOR..............................................................................................................................................13
TROUBLESHOOTING GUIDE....................................................................................................................................................14
SPARE PARTS.........................................................................................................................................................................................15
GLOSSARY OF TERMS.....................................................................................................................................................................16
PROCESS APPLICATION NOTES ..............................................................................................................................................17
TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS..................................................................................................................................................18
LIMITED WARRANTY......................................................................................................................................................................19
ProSEAL ® CONTACT INFORMATION ....................................................................................................................................20
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INTRODUCTION
Thank you for purchasing a ProSEAL ® Laminator. We
have designed the ProSEAL Laminator to give you
years of reliable service. As you become familiar with
the ProSEAL Laminator, you will appreciate the high
quality of its production and the excellence in its
engineering design.
By following the guidelines for proper care and use of
the ProSEAL Laminator, you can depend on many years
of trouble-free profitability from your investment.
The purpose of this manual is to outline the materials
and process when using ProSEAL supplies with your
laminator to create signs, displays, and flexible graphics
with professional results. The manual includes
instructions of various laminating procedures, which are
meant to give you comprehensive information needed
for the efficient use of your laminator.
Please read and fully understand the entire manual
before proceeding to use your laminator.
STATEMENT OF INTENDED USE
Your ProSEAL Laminator meets the CE Machinery
Directive (89/392/EEC & applicable amendments). It
is ETL and cETL listed per directive UL 1950 3rd
Edition 1995 and CAN/CSA C22.2 No. 950-95.
The ProSEAL Laminator has been designed to be used
with ProSEAL ® Pouch Boards and ProSEAL ® Flexible
Pouches. When used with these products, you are able
to mount, mount and laminate, and encapsulate prints in
one step. Your laminator has not been tested with any
other materials and is not recommended for use with
products other than ProSEAL supplies.
WARNING! This laminator is designed for
mounting and laminating. Any use other than the
intended may cause damage to the laminator or
physical harm to the user.
WARNING! Any unauthorized changes or
modifications to this unit without our prior written
approval will void the user’s warranty and will
transfer health and safety obligations to the user.
LIABILITY STATEMENT
The details given in this manual are based on the most
recent information available to us. They may be subject
to change in the future. We retain the right to make
changes to the construction or the design of our
products without accepting any responsibility for
modifying earlier versions previously delivered.
CAUTION! Please pay attention to all passages
marked this way. This information is vital to
preventing user injury and/or damage to the unit.
Failure to follow this information could void the
user’s warranties and transfer all safety obligations
to the user.
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I M P O R T A N T S A F E G U AR D S
When using electrical appliances, basic
precautions should always be taken to reduce
the risk of electrical shock and injury to
persons, including the following:
1. Read all instructions before connecting or operating
this unit.
2. Retain this Owners Manual for future reference.
For technical assistance beyond what is covered in
this manual contact Technical Service (details on
rear cover).
3. Save your carton! ProSEAL  laminators are
shipped in special cartons that protect them from
damage. Please store your carton in case your
ProSEAL ® Laminator should ever require service or
need to be transported.
NOTICE! Failure to return machines properly
packed in original packaging will impose a
fifteen percent restocking fee plus costs to
repair shipping damage. Contact Technical
Service for Return Authorization (see rear
cover).
4. Do not use the laminator for other than its intended
use.
5. The laminator case may be cleaned with a lint-free
cloth, lightly dampened with a mild soap and water
solution. Do not use spray-on cleaners.
NOTE: Disconnect the laminator from the
mains supply before cleaning!
6. Do not immerse any part of the laminator in water
or other liquids.
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7. This unit should be situated away from heat sources
such as heat registers or stoves/ovens.
8. The laminators’ location or position should not
interfere with its proper ventilation. Do not install
or place in a built-in enclosure such as a bookcase.
9. Do not operate the laminator with a damaged cord
or plug, or after the laminator has been dropped or
damaged in any manner. If purchased in
U.S./Canada, return the laminator to SEAL
Graphics or if purchased in Europe or Asia, return
to your ProSEAL ® reseller for examination, repair,
or adjustment.
10. Do not let the cord hang over the edge of a
counter/bench or touch hot surfaces.
11. Always unplug the laminator when it is not to be in
use for a long period.
12. This unit should only be connected to a power
supply outlet of the voltage, amperage, and
frequency marked on the rear panel. The laminator
has a grounded plug (three prongs). To reduce the
risk of electrical shock, this plug is intended to fit
only a grounded outlet of the proper amperage, and
in only one way. If it does not fit in the outlet,
contact a qualified electrician.
WARNING! Do not modify the plug in anyway.
Save these instructions.
INSTALLATION
The ProSEAL 25 and ProSEAL 44 are
professional laminators designed for ease of use.
The process speed and temperature have been
preset to eliminate operator guesswork. The
factory settings will facilitate good quality results
using the ProSEAL Flexible Pouches and Pouch
boards. The ProSEAL Laminators also have a Cold
Operation Mode for future pressure sensitive
applications.
Installation of Your ProSEAL Laminator
The ProSEAL 25 can handle Flexible Pouches and
Pouch boards up to 25 inches (635 mm) wide, the
ProSEAL 44 up to 44 inches (1120 mm) wide.
Keep the area around your laminator clear with
adequate space around it so you can feed, receive and
trim mounted and/or laminated images.
Please familiarize yourself with the operations for
Installation, operating the Control Panel and the
Control Knob.
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5-15P
Using 15 Amp
Breaker
ProSEAL 25
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5-20P
Using 20 Amp
Breaker
ProSEAL 44
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Please read and fully understand the entire manual
before proceeding to use your laminator.
Your ProSEAL laminator must be lifted and carried to
the place where it will be used. This should be done by
at least two people, one on each side. Grasp the
machine 8” – 10” (20cm – 25 cm) from the side. It
should only be placed on a sturdy, clean, flat level
surface. The ProSEAL 25 weighs 77 lbs. (35kg) and the
ProSEAL 44, 154 lbs. (70kg).
The ProSEAL laminator must be installed next to a
power/mains outlet. Do not use extension cords.
The plug and the outlet must be easily accessible. Please
ensure that you plug your laminator into a grounded,
(EARTHED) three-prong outlet. Please ensure that the
total load of the other items using the same circuit
breaker do not exceed its breaking-value.
The US versions of the ProSEAL machines are
provided with fixed power cables and NEMA plugs; the
European versions are provided with Euro appliance
inlets.
NOTE: There are two types of outlets (in the U.S.),
as shown. If not available, contact a qualified
electrician.
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UNPACKING, SET -UP AND INSTALLATION
1. Open the box, and lift the machine out (at least two
persons necessary!). Grasp the machine 8”-10”
(200mm-250mm) from either side, at the bottom
aluminum extrusions. Be careful: the polyethylene
bag is slippery!
2. Place the machine on the work area described in the
previous page.
3. Remove the protective polystyrene foam end
covers.
4. Remove the polyethylene bag.
5. Remove the protective sheet, placed between the
rollers. To do this: push the knob, situated at the
right-hand side, fully inward, and rotate fully
clockwise.
6. Inspect the machine for any physical damage (if
damage does exist, report this to the Freight
Company or Dealer to file a claim). Contact
Technical Service (see rear cover) to determine if a
replacement machine should be shipped to you.
NOTICE! Retain original packaging. Failure to
return machines properly packed in original
packaging will impose a fifteen percent
restocking fee plus costs to repair shipping
damage. Contact Technical Service for Return
Authorization (see rear cover).
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7. Plug the power cable into the grounded outlet with
appropriate service as described in the previous
page.
8. Push in and turn the Control Knob to the 3/16”
(5mm) setting (the motor and heater will turn on
automatically.) Refer to the Control Knob section.
9. Wait 10-15 minutes to determine if the unit has
achieved operating temperature (the bottom LED
indicator light will be on (it will flash while coming
up to temperature.)
10. When the bottom (heat) LED indicator is
constantly lit, you are ready to use your ProSEAL
laminator.
NOTE: Set the nip to a position other than fully
closed when not in use.
NOTE: The laminator may emit vapors the first
few times it is used. There is no need for
alarm. This is normal and will cease after
several minutes of use.
CONTROL KNOB
The Control Knob (see Figure 1) is located on the
right hand side of the laminator and is operated from
the front of the machine.
To Switch the Power ON:
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Push the knob in and rotate it slowly towards you
(counter clockwise as viewed from the right side
of the unit).
The Control Knob has four (4) purposes.
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The top LED indicator will light up to indicate
that the power is on.
1. Turn the power on.
2. Turn the heat on.
3. Turn the rollers on.
To Set the Height of the Rollers:
4. Adjust the height of the rollers.
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Continue to rotate the knob until the desired
measurement corresponds with the indicator
window at the base of the knob.
To Operate the Control Knob:
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Select the measurement that indicates the
thickness of the material you will be using with
the machine.
•
Releasing the knob so that it moves back to the
right and clicks into place will set the rollers for
use.
•
The measurements on the knob, 1/4” (6mm),
3/16” (5mm), 1/8” (3mm) and 1/16” (1.5mm)
correspond to ‘Pouch board thickness’.
•
There is also a fully closed stop, 0” (0mm) for
future film only applications.
•
Grasp it with your right hand and push in
approximately 1/4” (6mm) to the left.
•
Once the knob has disengaged from the stop, it may
be rotated forward or backward (clockwise or counterclockwise, as viewed from the right hand side of the
unit).
To Turn the laminator OFF:
•
Grasp the control knob and push to the left.
•
Rotate the knob away from you as far as it will go
(clockwise).
•
This will shut off the machine and open the
rollers to permit objects to be removed.
Figure 1. Control Knob
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CONTROL PANEL
The Control Panel (see Figure 2) is located on the
front right of the machine and has three LED
indicators. A diagram of the Control Panel is
shown in Figure 3, on the next page.
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The top LED when lit indicates the machine is
plugged in and the power is on.
•
The middle LED indicates if the heat is on. Heat is
required for ProSEAL  Pouch Boards and
ProSEAL  Flexible Pouches. If lit, the laminator is
in Hot Operation Mode and will heat up to its
factory setting. If not lit, the laminator is in Cold
Operation Mode.
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The bottom LED is the Temperature Ready
Indicator. If flashing slowly this indicates the
laminator is heating up and has not yet reached
process temperature. A steady light indicates the
unit has reached process temperature and is ready
for use. A rapid blinking light indicates that the
machine is too hot. This occurs when changing
from Hot Mode to Cold Mode. In this case, a
steady light indicates the machine has cooled
sufficiently for cold processes.
Figure 2. Control Panel
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PUSH BUTTONS:
Below the LED indicators are two Push Buttons.
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The top button controls the heating of the roller; it
switches the heater on or off. Pushing this button
toggles the machine from Hot to Cold or Cold to
Hot Operation. The bottom LED, when constantly
on, will indicate the appropriate temperature has
been reached.
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Pressing the lower button reverses the direction of
the motor. The motor will continue to run in
reverse until the button is released. This is used to
clear jams or foreign objects, should one be drawn
into the laminator. In Case of Emergency: Either
Shut Off the laminator or use the Reverse Feature.
In Case of Emergency: Either Shut Off the
laminator or use the Reverse Feature.
CONTROL PANEL DIAGRAM
LED INDICATOR DESIGN
PUSH BUTTON DESIGN
The LED indicators are designed to indicate the
on/off status of power, heat, and roller direction.
Please see below for the definitions of the LED status
indicators.
The Push Buttons control whether power and heat is
on or off and the direction the rolls turn. Please see
below for detailed instructions.
Symbol, meaning:
- Power has been switched ON
(All electronic functions are ON)
LED (green) – Power
Lit when laminator is switched ON.
Symbol, meaning:
Heating System
LED (green) – Heating System
Lit when heating system is active
Symbol, meaning:
Temperature controller (status)
• Flashes at a slow rate if the roll
temp is too low
• Steady if the roll temp is OK and
machine is ready
• Flashes at a fast rate if the roll
temp is too high
Symbol, meaning:
Top roller heater
LED (green) – Temperature control
Push button function:
Symbol, meaning:
Toggle Function (on/off)
Symbol, meaning:
Reverse roller movement
• Switching the heating system on/off
• Middle LED will indicate if heaters
are ON (LED is on) or OFF (LED
is off)
Push button function:
Reversing the forward movement of the
rollers (momentary action: as long as this
button is pressed)
Figure 3. Control Panel Diagram
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MOUNTING USING A ProSEAL ® MOUNTING BOARD
USING A ProSEAL MOUNTING BOARD
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Refer to the instruction sheet packed with each box
of ProSEAL Mounting Boards for specific
instructions on mounting with a ProSEAL Board.
Place the image to be mounted on the adhesivecoated side of the mounting board (dull side of the
board).
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Cover your print with the “cover sheet” as marked;
(included with each box of ProSEAL Mounting
Boards); please be sure that the board is completely
covered by this sheet.
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Set the Nip-knob to the correct setting that matches
the Mounting Board thickness.
•
Insert the board into the inlet opening. Ensure the
board will enter centered and straight. A gentle push
may be required to start the board into the
laminator.
•
Hold the edges of the board until it is engaged in
the unit and the laminator begins pulling it on its
own.
The board will feed through the laminator and
automatically exit at the rear of the unit.
CAUTION! The board will be hot! Allow it to
lie flat while cooling.
Also, refer to the instruction sheet for information
on Compatible Media, Process Conditions and
Technical Information.
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CAUTION! USE ONLY WITH ProSEAL
MOUNTING BOARDS 1/4” (6mm) THICK
OR LESS. DO NOT USE PLYWOOD,
METAL, CARDBOARD, SHARP OR HARD
BOARD WITH RAGGED EDGES OR ANY
TYPE OF PLASTIC.
MAKE SURE THAT ALL MEDIA FED INTO
THE LAMINATOR IS FREE OF STAPLES,
PAPER CLIPS, OR OTHER HARD
OBJECTS.
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Foam board may be cut or trimmed using a sharp
hobby knife such as an X-Acto Knife.
•
Lightly score the paper first. Several passes of the
knife may be required.
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NOTE: Ragged cuts or pulling of the foam board
indicates a dull blade.
MOUNTING USING A ProSEAL ® POUCH BOARD
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Refer to the instruction sheet packed with each box
of ProSEAL Pouch Boards for specific instructions
on mounting/laminating with a ProSEAL Board.
•
Also, refer to the instruction sheet for information
on Compatible Media, Process Conditions and
Technical Information.
Slowly insert the Pouch Board into the inlet
opening. Ensure that the Pouch Board will enter
centered and straight. A gentle push may be
required to start the board into the laminator.
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Carefully examine the board to determine which
edge is sealed. There is a 1/8” (3mm) tape edge on
the sealed end.
Hold the edges of the Pouch Board until it is
engaged and the laminator begins pulling it on its
own.
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The Pouch Board will feed through the laminator
and automatically exit at the rear of the unit.
•
Starting at one of the corners, opposite the sealed
edge, gently lift and peel back the film. Care should
be taken not to break the sealed hinge.
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Center the image to be laminated on the board and
lay the film back over it.
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Set the Control Knob to the correct setting that
matches the Pouch Board thickness.
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Ensure that the unit is set to Hot Mode and that the
middle LED is not flashing.
CAUTION! The board will be hot! Allow it to
lie flat while cooling.
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If there is any dirt or adhesive on the surface of the
board, it can be removed by dampening a lint free
cloth with ISO Propyl Alcohol (IPA) and wiping
the surface.
CAUTION! Always use care when using
Isopropyl Alcohol (IPA)! IPA is very flammable.
The flash point of IPA is 11°C (51.8°F). The
self-ignition temperature is 400°C (752°F).
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ENCAPSULATING USING A ProSEAL ® FLEXIBLE POUCH WITH A ProSEAL ®
SLED
1. Refer to the instruction sheet packed with each box
of ProSEAL Flexible Pouches for specific
instructions on encapsulating.
2. Also, refer to the instruction sheet for information
on Compatible Media, Process Conditions and
Technical Information.
3. The ProSEAL Flexible Pouch consists of two
pieces of film that are hinged at one end, along a
short side. Separate the two pieces starting at the
end opposite the hinge. Take care not to break the
hinged seal.
4. Insert the article to be laminated in the pouch so
there is at least a 1/8” (3.5mm) border around each
of the sides. This ensures that moisture never
reaches the image.
5. Place the pouch with the image on the sled included
with the Flexible Pouches or ProSEAL Sled. (The
ProSEAL Sled is a sled to assist in the handling of
large Flexible Pouches. It is made of materials that
will not damage or cause excessive wear to your
ProSEAL Laminator.)
6. Smooth out any wrinkles with the side of the hand
or a soft flexible squeegee.
7. Tape the leading edge of the pouch to the sled using
masking tape.
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8. Adjust the Control Knob to the 3/16” (5mm)
setting for the ProSEAL Sled.
9. Be sure that the heat is on (the middle LED is ON
and the bottom LED is constantly ON.
10. Slowly insert the sled with the Flexible Pouch on
top into the inlet opening.
11. Ensure that the sled is centered and straight. A
gentle push may be required to start the sled into
the laminator.
12. Hold the edge of the sled until it is engaged and the
laminator begins pulling it on its own.
13. The sled will feed through the laminator and
automatically exit at the rear of the laminator.
CAUTION! The sled will be hot! Allow it to lie
flat and cool before removing the tape.
14. If there is any dirt or adhesive on the surface of the
Flexible Pouch, it can be removed by dampening a
lint free cloth with ISO Propyl Alcohol (IPA) and
wiping the surface.
CAUTION! Always use care when using
Isopropyl Alcohol (IPA)! IPA is very flammable.
The flash point of IPA is 11°C (51.8°F). The
self-ignition temperature is 400°C (752°F).
CLEANING YOUR LAMINATOR
CLEANING THE LAMINATOR
CLEANING THE ROLLERS WITH ProSEAL 
CLEANING BOARDS:
CAUTION! Disconnect the laminator from the
power supply before cleaning.
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The laminator may be cleaned with a lint-free cloth,
lightly dampened with a mild soap and water
solution. Do not use spray-on cleaners. Do not
immerse any part of the laminator in water or other
liquids.
•
Do not use an abrasive cleaner, which can damage
the painted surfaces.
•
Do not allow water or liquids to enter the electrical
circuits, which may cause personal injury and/or
damage the equipment when power is applied.
The laminating rollers of your ProSEAL  laminator
should be periodically cleaned of adhesive build up
that might occur during normal operation.
IMPORTANT! Clean the laminating rollers to
prevent adhesive build-up and to ensure quality
output. Adhesive build up may eventually
damage the rollers.
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When laminating, a small amount of adhesive will
squeeze out between the laminate films and onto
the top and bottom rollers. This residue
accumulates through normal use and can be easily
cleaned off the rollers.
•
ProSEAL Cleaning Boards are specially
designed to attract and capture any adhesive that
may be clinging to the rollers. They are made from
materials that will not damage or cause excessive
wear to the ProSEAL Laminator.
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Turn on the unit and set for Hot Temperature
Operation. Once the machine has reached process
temperature set the Control Knob to 3/16” (5mm).
•
Slowly insert the Cleaning Board into the inlet
opening. Ensure that the board enters centered and
straight. A gentle push may be required to start the
board into the machine. Hold the edges of the
board until it is engaged in the unit and the
laminator begins pulling it on its own.
•
The board will feed through the laminator and
automatically exit at the rear of the unit.
CAUTION! THE BOARD WILL BE HOT!
Allow the board to lie flat while cooling.
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TROUBLESHOOTING GUIDE
Problem
Cause
Solution
The power LED does not come on,
when the nip setting knob has been
set to one of the nip settings (board
thickness).
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The power cable has not been
plugged in the mains wall outlet.
•
•
The (external) mains circuit
breaker is tripped.
Check if the power cable is
plugged into the mains wall
outlet.
•
Reset the mains circuit breaker.
Pouch Boards are not drawn in by
the machine, and the motor is
making a louder humming noise [it’s
stalling]. Only after pushing very
hard, the boards are accepted.
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The pouch board is too thick for
the chosen nip setting.
•
Change the nip setting to the
next thickness.
•
Boards of another make are
used.
•
Use only ProSEAL  Pouch
Boards. Use of other boards will
void your warranty.
The quality of the lamination is poor:
silvery areas on dark surfaces are
visible, or the edges of the image are
not sealed well.
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The roller temperature is too
low.
•
Contact your Technical Service
Representative.
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The roller pressure is too low.
•
Change the nip setting to the
next thickness.
The quality of the lamination is poor:
especially laminated Inkjet prints
show bubbles.
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The roller temperature is too
high.
•
Contact your Technical Service
Representative.
TECHNICAL SERVICE
SERVICING AND REPLACEMENT PARTS
If the machine does not reach temperature or you
do not get the results you desire, please contact
your Technical Service representative (see rear
cover).
Service and maintenance must be performed fully in
accordance with the instructions. Servicing by any
unauthorized technician voids the warranty. The
service technician must use replacement parts
specified by SEAL ® Graphics.
When calling for Technical Service please have the
Laminator Serial Number (listed on the Identification
Plate) available. The Laminator Serial Number is
located on the rear side of the laminator.
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NOTE: Service Technicians must perform safety
checks after completing any service or repairs to
the laminator.
SPARE PARTS
PART DESCRIPTION
SPARE PART CODE
SPARE PART CODE
ProSEAL  25
ProSEAL  44
Top Cover
SP 144-165
SP 144-164
Right-Hand Interlock Top Cover
SP 144-204
SP 144-204
Left-Hand Interlock Top Cover
SP 144-198
SP 144-198
Right-Hand Cover
SP 144-194
SP 144-194
Left-Hand Cover
SP 144-149
SP 144-149
Top Pouch Guide
SP 144-189
SP 144-188
Machine Foot
SP 957-0000
SP 957-0000
Top Roller
SP 144-026
SP 144-003
Top Pull Roller
SP 144-055
SP 144-009
Heating Element
SP 144-158
SP 144-157
Temperature Sensor
SP 144-143
SP 144-137
Main Plug/Cable
SP 144-211
SP 144-208
Nip (Control) Knob
SP 144-195
SP 144-021
Sticker Knob
SP 144-138
SP 144-138
Please contact your distributor or sales person for replacement parts.
Technical Service:
There are no end user serviceable parts in a ProSEAL  Laminator! If the machine does not reach temperature or you
do not get the results you desire, please call Technical Service (details on rear cover).
Your laminator is covered by a Full One-Year Warranty as described in this manual. SEAL ® Graphics has a fixed Fee
Service Policy. A copy may be obtained by contacting Technical Service.
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GLOSSARY OF TERMS
Cleaning Board:
Mounting Board:
Boards specifically designed to attract and capture any
adhesive that may be clinging to the rollers.
An adhesive-coated board for mounting images.
Nip:
Cold Mode: Heat is Off
The spot where the top and bottom rollers meet
Cover Sheet:
Out-Feed:
Release paper to be placed on the surface of mounting
boards.
The side of the laminator from which completed images
emerge
Control Knob:
Pouch Board:
Turns on the power, heat and rollers. Also, adjusts
height of the rollers.
An adhesive-coated board with an over laminate.
Flashing Temperature Light:
Pre-Coating:
The machine is too hot.
The process of coating a substrate with an adhesive
mounting film onto which an image can be mounted.
Film:
Pressure-Sensitive Films:
A synonym for laminate. The material used in the
laminating and encapsulating process.
Films with an adhesive that is activated when pressure is
applied, forming a bond between the protective laminate
and the surface of the image. Used primarily for fast
mounting applications and recommended for heatsensitive thermal and photographic prints.
Flexible Pouch: Plastic Film Pouch
Heat-Activated Films:
Films with an adhesive that is activated when heat is
applied. Once applied to an image the adhesive forms a
strong bond adhering the laminate and the image
together.
Release Liner:
Hot Mode: Heat is On
Roller Height:
Laminator:
The amount of space between the rollers to compensate
the board’s thickness.
The backing on a pressure-sensitive film or mounting
adhesive. After peeling the release liner off, the adhesive
layer becomes exposed.
A machine that mounts and laminates images.
Sled:
LED: Light Emitting Diode
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A 3/16” (5mm) board to place flexible pouches on
while laminating.
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TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS
Mechanical
Height
12” (305 mm)
12” (305 mm)
Overall Width
40” (1016 mm)
58” (1473 mm)
Depth
15” (380 mm)
15” (380 mm)
Net Weight
77 lbs. (35 kg)
154 lbs. (70 kg)
Shipping Weight
90 lbs. (41 kg)
172 lbs. (78 kg)
Maximum Working Width
25” (635 mm)
44” (1120 mm)
Process Speed
1 ft/min (305 mm/min)
1 ft/min (305 mm/min)
Roller Line Pressure
1 N/mm
0.8 N/mm
Process Temperature
311-320°F (155-160°C)
311-320°F (155-160°C)
Nip Settings
0
0
Process
(closed nip)
(closed nip)
1/16" (1.5mm)
1/16" (1.5mm)
1/8" (3mm)
1/8" (3mm)
3/16" (5mm)
3/16" (5mm)
1/4" (6mm)
1/4" (6mm)
U.S. version
110 VAC / 60 Hz / 12A
110 VAC / 60 Hz / 16A
EU version
230 VAC / 50 Hz / 7A
230 VAC / 50 Hz / 9A
U.S. version
60766
60824
EU version
60794
60853
Electrical
Order Codes
Each SEAL ® Brands laminator has a Serial Number Label. This is located to the rear of the laminator. This label
indicates the model type, the electrical requirements, and the laminator serial number (important for reference if any
servicing is required).
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LIMITED WARRANTY
SEAL ® Graphics warrants to the original consumer
purchaser that each new SEAL ® Image® Laminator,
which proves defective in materials or workmanship
within the applicable warranty period, will be repaired or,
at our option, replaced without charge.
Effective November 1st, 2002 the applicable warranty
period for New Equipment shall be one year (parts), six
months (labor and rollers) from date of purchase.
This warranty extends to and is enforceable by only the
original consumer purchaser, and only for the period
(during the applicable term), which the product remains
in the possession of the original consumer purchaser.
"Original consumer purchaser" means the person who
first purchased the product covered by this warranty
other than for purpose of resale. This warranty does not
apply if it is found that at any time the equipment has not
been used for its intended purpose.
Effective November 1st, 2002 the applicable warranty
period for Refurbished Equipment shall be ninety days
(parts and labor, excluding rollers). Rollers are not
covered under warranty. The applicable warranty period
for Demo Equipment shall vary, not exceeding the
maximum warranty period stated herein. All Demo
Equipment comes with a specific warranty, which will be
stated at the time of purchase. If warranty period is not
detailed in writing, there is no remaining warranty.
Please ask your dealer, distributor, or sales representative
for details.
NOTE: Used and Not Refurbished Equipment is sold
on an “AS IS” basis with No Warranty.
For more information regarding this warranty, please
contact your distributor.
WARNING! Any unauthorized changes or
modifications to this unit without our prior written
approval will void the user’s warranty and will
transfer health and safety obligations to the user.
WARNING! Changes or modifications to this unit
not expressly approved by the party responsible for
compliance could void the user's authority to
operate the equipment
NOTE: This equipment has been tested and found
to comply with the limits for a class A digital device,
pursuant to part 15 of the FCC rules. These limits
are designed to provide reasonable protection
against harmful interference when the equipment is
operated in a commercial environment. This
equipment generates uses and can radiate radio
frequency energy and, if not installed and used in
accordance with Owner’s Manual, may cause
harmful interference to radio communications.
Operation of this equipment in a residential area is
likely to cause harmful interference in which case
the user will be required to correct the interference
at their own expense.
©Copyright SEAL ® Graphics 2002
All rights are reserved. No part of the document may be
photocopied, reproduced, or translated to another
language without the prior written consent of SEAL
Graphics.
The information contained in this document is subject to
change without notice and should not be construed as a
commitment by SEAL Graphics.
SEAL Graphics assumes no responsibility for any errors
that may appear in this document. Nor does it make
expressed or implied warranty of any kind with regard to
this material, including, but not limited to, the implied
warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular
purpose.
SEAL Graphics shall not be liable for incidental or
consequential damages in connection with, or arising out
of the furnishing, performance, or use of this document
and the program material, which it describes.
Trademarks Credits
SEAL ® is a registered trademark of SEAL Graphics.
Image® is a registered trademark of SEAL Graphics.
AquaSEAL ® is a registered trademark of SEAL Graphics.
ProSEAL ® is a registered trademark of SEAL Graphics.
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ProSEAL ® C O N T A C T I N F O R M A T I O N
NOTICE: Retain original machine packaging.
Failure to return machines properly packed in oringinal
packaging will impose a fifteen percent restocking fee plus
costs to repair shipping damage.
For service or return authorization call Seal Brands Technical
Service.
SEAL BRANDS TECHNICAL SERVICE
SEAL BRANDS TECHNICAL SERVICE – EUROPE AND ASIA PACIFIC
(For technical assistance & service)
(For technical assistance & service)
Tel: 1-800-486-6502
For UK: Tel: +44 1268 722 400
Fax: 1-800-966-4554
Fax: +44 1268 729 442 or +44 870 125 5798
For NL: Tel: +31 572 345 500
Fax: +31 572 345 501
SEAL BRANDS CUSTOMER SERVICE
SEAL BRANDS CUSTOMER SERVICE – EUROPE AND ASIA PACIFIC
(For information and placing orders)
(For information and placing orders)
Tel: 1-800-257-7325
Tel: +31 572 345 500
Fax: 1-800-966-4554
Fax: +31 572 345 501
Specifications subject to change without notice.
Seal Graphics
Americas Corporation
7091 Troy Hill Drive
Elkridge, MD 21075
Tel: 410-379-5400
Fax: 410-579-8960
Seal Graphics Canada
1601 Matheson Blvd. E.
Unit #4
Mississauga, Ontario
Canada, L4W 1H9
Tel: 905-212-9232
Fax: 905-212-9313
Seal Graphics U.K. Ltd
Unit 1, 1 Watkins Close
Burnt Mills Industrial Estate
Basildon, Essex SS13 1BJ
United Kingdom
Tel: +44 1268 722 400
Fax: +44 1268 729 442
www.sealbrands.com
© 2002 SEAL Graphics
SEAL and IMAGE are registered trademarks of SEAL Graphics
Part #OMProSEAL-E REV. C
(11/02)
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Seal Graphics Europe BV
Kanaaldijk O.Z.3
P.O. Box 29,
8100 AA Raalte
The Netherlands
Tel: +31 572 345 500
Fax: +31 572 345 501
Seal Graphics Pacific
Limited
Unit A, 13th Floor, Block 1
Leader Industrial Centre
Tsuen Wan,
New Territories, Hong Kong
Tel: +852 2407 3738
Fax: +852 2408 0973