Digital Foils

Digital Foils Toner Based Adhesive: This is a simple 2 to 3 step process. The artwork you want foiled is first printed in a rich black through a digital press using a toner. The sheet is then run through a heated laminating process (sometimes referred to as sleeking) where the foil adheres to the black […]

Digital Foils (Toner Based Adhesive)

Digital Foils (Toner Based Adhesive) This is a simple 2 to 3 step process. The artwork you want foiled is first printed in a rich black through a digital press using a toner. The sheet is then run through a heated laminating process (sometimes referred to as sleeking) where the foil adheres to the black […]

Film Laminating

Film Laminating Laminating films are no longer relegated solely to clear films used for protecting printed materials. Laminating films are now available in many metallic and holographic patterns that can be overprinted or foil stamped. Clear iridescent films also are available, providing a unique appearance that allows graphics and text to show through and still […]

UV Film Casting

UV Film Casting UV film casting (commonly referred to as Cast & Cure™) applies a high-gloss, matte or clear holographic surface to printed materials. The process lays down the UV coating and then applies a specialty film that incorporates a micro-embossed holographic pattern within the film. With the film lying over the coated sheet, the […]

SpecialtyUV Coatings

Specialty UV Coating UV coatings, both spot and flood, have been a popular choice for adding a protective shine to all types of printed materials. Recently, extensions to standard UV have surfaced, providing more choices to enhance the printed sheet. Those include specialty glitter UV coatings, which have a major advantage over other glitter process […]

Cold Foil

Cold Foil Although cold foil is not brand new to the marketplace, the technology to apply it has become more reliable in the past few years and has become very popular in both the narrow-web flexographic market for many labels and in-line with sheet-fed offset printing for folding cartons and other commercial work. With cold […]

Foil Stamping

Foil Stamping The Foil Cheat Sheet is a single go-to source explaining the different techniques available for creating metallic foil finishes. From hot and cold foil to toner-based and varnish-based digital foiling, the guide describes each technique and provides the advantages and disadvantages of each. The coil bound collector’s item features a wraparound cover and […]