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Model 4200 Series Laminator Manual
-Troubleshooting Guide

SYMPTOM POSSIBLE CAUSE CORRECTIVE ACTION
POWER lamp does not illuminate when ON/OFF switch is in the ON I position. Laminator not connected to electrical supply. Insert attachment plug into receptacle.
Circuit breaker open. Reset circuit breaker.
Heat rollers do not turn. Safety shield in upright position. Lower safety shield.
Feed tray interlock pin not in place. Slide interlock lever all the way into the left side frame.
Laminated items exhibit curling. Tension between the top and bottom film roll is unequal. Adjust tension per section FILM TENSION ADJUSTMENT.
Tension on top or bottom roll of film is too loose. Adjust tension per section FILM TENSION ADJUSTMENT.
Speed setting too slow. Slightly speed up laminator.
Bottom film roll may be improperly loaded. Make sure bottom toll of film is around idler bar.
Adhesive deposited on heat rollers. Top and bottom film webs not aligned. Align film webs per section FILM ALIGNMENT PROCEDURE.
Laminate improperly loaded. Adhesive (matte) side of laminate film may be against the heat rollers. Load film per procedure outlined in section
FILM LOADED & THREADING.
Unsatisfactory adhesion of laminate. Speed setting too fast for type of material being laminated. Lower speed setting by pressing SLOW button to slower speed.
Insufficient heat. READY LCD lamp must be illuminated.
Laminate improperly loaded. Adhesive side of film must be facing away from the heat rollers. Bottom roll of film not threaded behind the idle bar.
Heat rollers require cleaning. Clean heat rollers per procedure in section
CARING FOR THE THINK & TINKER MODEL 4200/5200 LAMINATOR.
Laminated item unsuitable for adhesion. Item may be dirty or may have non-porous surface that is extremely difficult to laminate.

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