|MASTERFOIL 106 PR|
|Paper (between 0.07 mm and 0.18 mm thick and a weight from 60 to 120 gsm);|
Cardboard (starting at 160 gsm; for folding cartons, the board used is normally within the range 200 to 600 gsm);
Heavy Solid Board
(starting at 1000 gsm);
Semi-rigid Plastics such as: Polypropylene (PP), Polyethylene (PE),
Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC), Polyethylene Terephtalate (PET), and the newer Polylactide (PLA), which is made from renewable sources.
|In hot foil stamping, heat and pressure are used to apply a metal foil or a hologram to the corresponding materials.|
The term hot foil stamping includes the following processes:
– Simple flat foil stamping;
– Deep embossing: i.e. embossing combined with foil stamping;
– Hologram and holographic foil application;
– Micro-embossing: i.e. foil stamping combined with micro & structural embossing;
The process of hot foil stamping is used for a variety of products for decorative purposes as well as for protection against counterfeiting. In the packaging industry, this includes packaging for food, medicines, tobacco, and luxury goods, as well as labels for wine and spirits. In addition, foil stamping is also used extensively for banknotes, greeting cards and commercial printing.