Use this clear overlaminate to provide an extra layer of protection and/or enhance the gloss of an electrostatically imaged graphic – both indoors and out.  It also can be used to laminate selected Piezo Ink Jet graphics.


When used with compatible products, produced by one of 3M’s Scotchprint® Graphics Authorized Manufacturers and applied according to written instructions, this film can be used to produce a Scotchprint® Graphic.




·        Overlaminate 8908 (ES) produces a luster finish and can be used with most squeeze roll laminators; no heat is required.

·        This overlaminate features 3M’s patented e-film technology, offering the following benefits:

·        minimal shrinkage, resulting in no edge lifting

·        flexibility at a wider range of temperatures

·        good surface conformance

·        excellent cutting capabilities


Basic Construction Characteristics


Overlaminate 8908 (ES):


·        is a 2 mil (0.05 mm) transparent, vinyl film; 3 mil (0.08 mm) with the adhesive

·        has a clear, permanent pressure-sensitive adhesive

·        has a 78# paper liner


Application Surfaces


This film can be used on flat surfaces with or without rivets, simple curved surfaces and corrugated surfaces. It has a lamination temperature range of 50º to 90ºF (10º to 32ºC).


Compatible Products


Overlaminate 8908 (ES) can be used to laminate:


·        Selected 3M™ Controltac™ Plus Electrostatic Graphic Films

·        Selected 3M™ Scotchcal™ Graphic Films (ES)

·        Selected 3M™ Piezo Ink Jet Graphic Films (ES)

·        3M™ Banner Material RG8450


3M™ MCS Warranty


This product is covered by the 3M™ MCS™ Warranty – the most comprehensive warranty in the industry.


Additional Product Information


Overlaminate 8908 (ES) is available in 35.5”, 49” and 53.5” wide by 100-yard long rolls.


Handling & Storage


This overlaminate has a shelf life of two years. It should be stored in a clean, dry area, out of direct sunlight, and at a temperature less than 100ºF (38ºC).


For More Information


For more specific product information, please refer to Product Bulletin 8908.