What is acetate? Marketing Team Updated July 19, 2018 12:04 Follow Acetate is a transparent plastic film which is placed over printed originals for protection. Unlike a lamination, acetate is a stand-alone sheet. Click here to browse the laminations we offer. Related articles What is saddle stitching? How to set up artwork files for custom cutting to shape Do you offer page numbering? What is personalisation? What is a ream? Comments 0 comments Article is closed for comments.