Considerations for hot and cold foils

Customers from all over the country come to us. They know we can provide them with the greatest foiling services. We’ve been doing this for many years now. Our experience is therefore at that point where we can deal with a host of complex requirements. You can ask us to foil aluminium, acrylic, ASA, and various other materials.

Print and package design experts usually wonder about the benefits of using cold foil over hot variants. The former isn’t a replacement for the latter. Instead, it’s a chance for you to widen the usage of foils. You can use it in more applications and markets. You stamp hot foil into an exterior using pressure as well as heat. With cold foil, you transfer it onto a facet as a flat application. This divergence results in separate performance attributes and characteristics. If you cannot decide between the two, the following considerations may help.

Production challenges

You might encounter challenges during the production. The cold foil procedure isn’t as efficient on dark, porous, or dry stocks. Hot stamping shines in terms of brightness, opacity, and performance here though. With embossing, you must use hot foils. The cold foil operation is a flat application. As such, you can’t emboss with it.

How does it look?

Visual characteristics could take precedence over everything else. In this case, you may conclude that the brilliance of hot foils is supreme. However, professionals have made extraordinary strides with cold foil and its reflectivity. These days, you’ll need a keen eye to notice the dissimilarities between them.

At Foiling Services, the standard of work we offer is nothing short of world class. We constantly aim to exceed everyone’s expectations. Clients have had positive responses to our work. Knowing this, it’s safe to say we’ve succeeded here.

If you would like our assistance as well, please contact us. We can show you why foiling services are the right investment, especially if you want your items to stand out.