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PressCard Pro

The PressCard Pro is an industrial production unit dedicated to the short run lamination of plastic substrates such as PVC, Vinyl, Synthetic Papers, etc...

The unique technology integrated in PressCard® range includes individual heating, cooling and pressure control circuits for the manufacture of Plastic Cards (ISO CR-80) from 200 microns up to 1000 microns for POP, Labels, Signage, etc.

These compact and professional hot lamination presses are fully automated and operate with a fast cycle.
Plastic Card Production
ProcessStandard lamination is done with one or two PVC sheets and an overlay protective film. Single stack and heat, auto water cooled process.
SpeedUp to 2,400 cards per hour at 250-300 µ
Up to 2,000+ cards per hour at 760 µ (ISO CR-80 cards)
Sheet sizesUp to 330 x 482 mm, or 13” x 19”
Consumable FilmClear PVC or P.E.T Overlay, Polishgard spacer for split core.
Inox lamination plate and pads.
Loading3 drawers of 10 stainless steel plates each, for a total of 30 sandwiches of 760 µ up to 860 µ (32 mils)
ISO CR-80 TemplatesCards on a 21-up layout for standard ISO Cards on a 13" x 19" sheet (330 x 482 mm)
Maximum PressureMax. hydraulic pressure of 120 bars or 1740 PSI
Water cooling (water in / water out)
WeightApproximately 1200 Kg
Dimensions(L x W x H):
950 x 800 x 1610 mm
Electrical Requirements3 phases of 400 Volts - 32 Amps
Electrical power: 20 kW
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Product Advantages


The PressCard Pro has the smallest footprint among industrial hot platen lamination units, roughly the size of a standard refrigerator, which can fit easily into your existing workflow.


The PressCard Pro can process up to 2,000 cards (credit card format) per hour in 250-300 microns.

Ease of Use

The PressCard Pro is very user-friendly.

Product Applications

Plastic Cards

MGI's complete line of solutions for plastic card manufacturing allows an economical method of producing a wide range of plastic card applications, including membership/loyalty, gift, ID. access, RFID and many more. Stop outsourcing and keep your profits in-house!


RFID Cards

The PressCard Pro's individually controlled heat, pressure and cooling circuits allow for even the most sensitive of materials, such as RFID antennas, to be integrated into a wide range of plastic card applications.


Point of Sales Material

From price tags to register signs, window clings to table tents, MGI's multi-substrate digital printing and finishing solutions can help increase your in-store presence.


Outdoor Labeling

When printing & finishing on laminated Polypropylene (PP) substrates, you can easily create outdoor labelling which will resist to water and abrasion. Seed and flower labeling is another added value application you can rely on, thanks to the MGI products.