Lamination on carrier plates

Forex (rigid foam or PVC sheets), KAPA mount (lightweight foam), wood chipboard, glass, acrylic, polystyrene or even distortion-free Dibond sheets: Everything can be coated or directly printed on our site! We at MARTINCOLOR Folding Systems & Exhibition Stands have many years of experience in processing and a large storage capacity of various materials.

Standard materials at a glance:


Forex is a PVC foam board. It has a fine, homogeneous cell structure and a silky surface. Despite their low weight, the panels are very stable, impact and lightfast, weatherproof, flame retardant and self-extinguishing (building material class B1 according to DIN 4102). Forex can be screwed on, provided with hangers or fastened with Velcro. It is suitable for short-term outdoor use. Forex is one of the most popular carrier plates and is often used at trade fair presentations and in exhibitions. Forex can be directly printed or laminated with transparencies or prints. Colored forex plates on request.

Plate thicknesses: 3 mm, 6 mm and 10 mm
Plate format: standard 156 x 305 cm


KAPA (lightweight foam) is also a composite material with a soft foam core and smooth-coated cardboard outside. This particularly lightweight and cost-effective carrier plate is especially suitable for short-term applications at trade fairs & events or for easy-to-transport stands, also shaped cut. KAPA can be printed directly or laminated with foils or prints.

Plate thicknesses: 5 mm and 10 mm
Plate format: Standard 150 x 300 cm

Carpenter chipboard

Joiner chipboard are wood-based materials made from chipped wood of spruce, fir, poplar and others. a. and woody fibrous materials such as flax shives and hemp shives are made according to DIN 68760. The chips are dried down to about 3 - 4% wood moisture, sprayed with synthetic resin glue and then pressed into sheets in multi-daylight presses under heat and pressure. This ensures a high quality of the carrier plate, making it particularly suitable for large-format laminations.

Plate thicknesses: 16 mm and 19 mm
Plate size: 200 x 500 cm


Alu-Dibond is the classic composite panel and guarantor for best flatness and solidity. The composite material has a black polyethylene core and is coated on both sides with 0.3 mm thick aluminum. Despite a small plate thickness, even large image formats remain completely distortion-free. At the same time, even large exhibits clad on Alu-Dibond are impressively light and noble. Alu-Dibond is used for high-quality art production in the interior as well as for signage, guidance systems or building signs in the exterior. It is available in different colors and optics. On Alu-Dibond laminated images can be screwed, glued or provided with gallery hangers for high-quality wall mounting, so that your pictures "float" in front of the wall.

Plate thicknesses: 3 mm, 4 mm and 6 mm
Standard plate format: 150 x 300 cm
Maximum plate format with 3 and 4 mm plate thickness: 200 x 400 cm

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