Encapsulating film that protects print.

Protecting print with encapsulation is at the heart of what we do. All our encapsulation films prolong the life of your print while at the same time enhancing its look and feel, so your print can look better for longer.

Encapsulating film range

A powerful range of protective encapsulating films for increasing the lifespan of print in demanding environments.

Encap ‘Intensify’ (42 micron)

Ultra lightweight encapsulation film designed to protect print but still allow it to crease and fold. Similar thickness to an Argos-style catalogue, this film increases the vibrancy of colours and creates a protective barrier that can protect print for up to 3 years.

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Features

✔ PVC-free
✔ Ultra lightweight film
✔ Maintains flexibility of print substrate
✔ Basic print protection
✔ Available in Gloss and Matte

Benefits

✔ Longer lasting, most cost effective and more environmentally friendly than PVC
✔ Extends the life of print up to 3 years
✔ Protects print against dust and dirt and from light handling
✔ Easier to crease, fold and cut

Encap ‘Protect’ (75 micron)

Lightweight encapsulation film with a similar thickness to card that still allows print to be folded. More cost effective protection than 125mic film and ideal for posters and indoor signage not handled frequently. Protects print for up to 5 years in damp or dirty environments.

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Features

✔ PVC-free
✔ Lightweight film
✔ Maintains some flexibility of print substrate
✔ Advanced print protection
✔ Available in Gloss, Matte and Ultra Matte

Benefits

✔ Longer lasting, most cost effective and more environmentally friendly than PVC.
✔ Extends the life of print up to 5 years
✔ Protects print against damp and dirty environments and from moderate handling.
✔ Creates heavier, more rigid print.

Encap ‘Shield’ (125 micron)

Our standard encapsulation film shields print from all types of damage and is half the thickness of a credit card. 125mic film protects heavily handled print in busy or wet environments for up to 10 years.

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Features

✔ PVC-free
✔ Mid weight film
✔ Superior print protection
✔ Increased rigidity
✔ Available in Gloss, Matte and Ultra Matte

Benefits

✔ Longer lasting, most cost effective and more environmentally friendly than PVC.
✔ Extends the life of print up to 10 years
✔ Protects print against wet and dirty environments and from heavy handling
✔ Prevents print becoming ‘dog eared’

Encap ‘Fortify’ (250 micron)

Heavyweight encapsulation film for making print rigid and impenetrable. Fortify your print so that it can survive anywhere for up to 20 years, even underwater when used in conjunction with synthetic paper.

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Features

✔ PVC-free
✔ Heavyweight weight film
✔ Ultimate print protection
✔ Ultimate rigidity
✔ Available in Gloss and Ultra Matte

Benefits

✔ Longer lasting, most cost effective and more environmentally friendly than PVC.
✔ Extends the life of print up to 20 years
✔ Protects print in the most extreme environments.
✔ Fully waterproof*
✔ Prevents print ‘bending’

Encapsulating film finishes

A choice of cosmetic film finishes to perfectly complement your style.

Gloss

Creates a reflective coating that makes colours vibrant and eye-catching. Choose gloss when you want a super-smooth surface to your encapsulated print.

Matte

Creates a silkier appearance free from shine. Choose matte when you want a light absorbent surface with more understated colours and a soft premium feel.

Ultra Matte

The ultimate luxury finish, ultra matte is designed for print that needs to convey a premium message and have the softest texture and appearance.

See and touch the different weights and finishes of encapsulation in our encapsulation sample pack.

Protection for every type of print

Encapsulation film protects a wide variety of print, allowing it to look better and last longer even when handled frequently. Explore the different types of print it most commonly protects, on our encapsulation page.

Why choose our encapsulation films?

Protect your litho print for less with our profitable lamination film designed for long run litho print.

Powerful adhesion

Our encapsulation films contain 30 years of testing and development so you can be sure of ultimate reliability and performance.

Huge choice of specs

Every job you encapsulate is as unique as the print it covers, that’s why we supply all our film in a variety of specifications so you can find the perfect match for your requirement.

Used by big brands

We know our film works because we use it ourselves to make the print last longer and look better for some of the world’s biggest brands like Coca-Cola, Adidas and easyJet.

Competitive pricing

All our films are price-checked to ensure we stay competitive. We also offer super fast delivery so when you run out of film you can have a replacement within 48 hours.

Free returns

Try our film on your machine and if it’s not suitable for whatever reason you can send it back, free of charge. See our Returns Policy for full details.

Encapsulation film delivered in 48 hours.

We know you need film fast so we promise to get it to you within 48 hours if you order before 3pm.

Got a question? Contact Chloë McGuire on:

01179 414 999

sales@expressencap.co.uk