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    paper cutting equipment ,laminating machine

    Hi,

    1) I overheard one pointed to the paper cutting equipment and named it "sounds like skeleton". The description of the equipment as follow:

    • long and set on table
    • having a handle in square fixing above a long piece of clear plastic bar
    • the square handle can be slided freely from right to left vv to cut the paper or trim the laminated document
    • clear plastic bar : for stablising the paper underneath for cutting
    • I saw it in schools and the shops offering bulk photocopying, printing and laminating service
    May I know the name of that equipment.

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    2) May I know the name of the laminating machine? Shall I call it ĺlaminatorĹ? I can't find the word ĺlaminatorĹ in dictionary。


    Tks / ju

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    Re: paper cutting equipment ,laminating machine

    1 I think you're describing a guillotine or paper trimmer: http://www.okoffice.com.au/categories.asp?cID=734

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    Re: paper cutting equipment ,laminating machine

    Paper trimmer is for normal office use. Guillotine is for industrial use where they cut thick reams of papers at a time using a huge blade.

    Laminating machine is just laminating machine. I don't think there is a shorter name.

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    Re: paper cutting equipment ,laminating machine

    In British English, a guillotine doesn't have to be for industrial use- we use the term for ones in a office too. If they have a blade on an arm, they're guillotines.

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