Background and Identification
The GBC Creative Laminator was first available to buy December 30th, 2009. This device is an old model with new editions.
This GBC Creative 9 Laminator's assembly number is 170187. The assembly number and the model number can be found on a white sticker on the center of the bottom. The top of the laminator has an on/off switch, a red light for "power", and a green light for "ready". The front of the laminator is marked with "GBC Creative Laminator".
This device has a photo quality laminaton, and also has a 9" throat opening that is compatible with pouches that are 3mil and 5mil thick. This laminator includes two 5-pack self adhesive glossy pouches. The device laminates documents at a fixed speed of 10" per minute.
As an old model, one might face several common problems with this device. Some common problems include carrier sheets getting stuck to the laminator, overheating, and broken gears.
This is a single temperature laminator, so it may not be usable for all pouch sizes.