Formax FlashGuard Heavy Duty Professional Laminator 18R6

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The FlashGuard 18R6 Heavy-Duty Laminator is ideal for print shops, schools, and corporate offices. With a rugged metal housing and user-friendly features, it easily laminates and protects maps, charts, photos, documents, signs, menus, IDs, and more.

The 18R6 features 6 heavy-duty rollers for fast, reliable sealing: 4 heat rollers and  2 cooling rollers. The all-metal housing is durable and stays cool to the touch, thanks to the special internal cooling system. For ideal laminating, the variable temperature control goes up to 320 degrees F (160 degrees C). For temperature sensitive documents, users can choose the cold lamination function, which seals specially-designed pressure sensitive laminating pouches.

*Includes starter pack of 20 premium lamination pouches


43.00 LBS
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The 18R6 handles pouches up to 18” wide, up to 14 mil, with a maximum laminating thickness of up to 3mm. The wide feed opening is ideal for larger projects like maps, charts, and posters. With an operating speed of up to 47 inches per minute, users can complete projects in a flash. Formax offers 3 mil and 5 mil laminating pouches for standard letter size 8.5” x 11” projects.

Operation is simple using the intuitive graphics-based LCD control panel: simply set the temperature and speed to match the laminating pouch and document thickness. A handy speed/temperature chart is printed on the top of the laminator for quick reference. The control panel features graphic indicators for hot/cold mode, speed, temperature, cooling fan, and roller operation, as well the ability to store 1 or 2 custom settings for frequently run projects.

Designed with an anti-jam rollers, it also includes a reverse button, and a dedicated cool-down cycle to prevent damage to the rollers.

For protecting and preserving documents, photos, charts and more, the FlashGuard 18R6 is a durable, affordable, high-quality solution.


  • Rugged Metal Housing: Cool to the touch and sturdy for years of reliable use
  • 6 Heavy Duty Rollers: Consistent heat and pressure regardless of speed, with four heating and two cooling rollers
  • Graphics Based LCD Status Screen: Displays speed, temperature, mode, roller operation and fan operation
  • Heat/Speed Chart: Quick reference chart printed right on the laminator for ease of use
  • 18" Infeed: Laminates pouches up to 18" wide, ideal for large format pieces including menus, maps, and charts
  • Variable Temperature & Speed: Users can adjust to match pouch and item thickness
  • User-Friendly Control Panel: Soft-touch buttons including hot/cold, reverse, and 2 memory buttons to store frequently used settings
90 days Warranty

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