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To maximize print quality and printer durability to your Entrust Datacard printer, use only genuine Entrust Datacard overlaminates. Entrust Datacard laminates provide a thin layer of protection to increase resistance to fading and wear, reducing your need to reprint ID cards. Get yours today, and save money with our guaranteed low prices and FREE SHIPPING on all orders over $100!


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How Do I Know Which Laminate to Use in My Entrust Datacard Printer?

There are two ways to find manufacturer-approved Entrust Datacard laminate for your specific printer model.

  1. Use the Printer Supplies Finder at the top of this page. To quickly and easily find laminate for your Entrust Datacard ID card printer, simply select your Entrust Datacard printer model! It’s a great tool to bookmark for future ordering!
  2. Use the "Narrow Your Results By" options in the left column to drill down by printer model, laminate thickness, and more!

As always, if you have any difficulty finding the Entrust Datacard laminate you need, you can also call an ID Professional at (800) 321-4405.

What is the Difference Between the Different Types of Entrust Datacard Laminate?

Entrust Datacard Laminate

Laminate is a clear layer of film that is applied to the top of a printed card during the regular printing process in a laminating Entrust Datacard printer. While all laminate offers added card durability and fade resistance, there are some differences to consider when deciding which one is best for your use:

Laminate thickness varies from less than 0.25 mil to 1.0 mil, depending on the type. The thicker the laminate, the more protected and durable your cards will be.
Laminate coverage varies by type. Some types of laminates cover the entire surface of your cards while others are "patch" style. Patch laminates leave a small non-laminated border around the outer edge of your cards.
Clear laminate is simply a clear film that provides added durability to your cards.
Holographic laminate includes an embedded holographic design. In addition to providing card durability, holographic laminate makes your cards more distinct and difficult to counterfeit. Holographic laminates come in a variety of standard designs, as well as custom designs for the highest level of card security.

Entrust Datacard Topcoat vs. DuraGard Laminate

Entrust Datacard Topcoat vs. DuraGard Laminate

Entrust Datacard Topcoat is continuous laminate which covers the entire surface of your cards and is the thinnest laminate option. Entrust Datacard Topcoat Laminate is available in clear or holographic, featuring embedded holographic designs that protect cards from tampering and counterfeiting.

Entrust Datacard DuraGard Laminate is a patch-style laminate that leaves a small non-laminated border around the edge of the card. DuraGard Lamination is available in 0.5 mil, 0.6 mil, or 1.0 mil thickness, and in either clear or with embedded holographic designs. DuraGard is available in styles to fit most any card, including:

Standard Full Patch covers the surface of the card and may be used on one or both sides of your cards.
Smart Chip Cut-out is designed for smart cards that need the protection of lamination with a cut-out for the smart chip. The smart chip would not be able to be read if it was laminated.
Half-Patch is designed for use with magnetic stripe cards. It only covers half of the card, leaving the mag stripe exposed.

Entrust Datacard Laminate Options

  Topcoat DuraGard
Thickness < 0.25 mil 0.5, 0.6, or 1.0 mil
Style Full-card coverage Patch coverage
Designs Clear or Holographic Clear or Holographic
Card Coverage Covers the entire card surface Leaves a small non-laminated border
Other Options   Full-card, smart chip cut-out, half-card for use with mag stripe cards