Foil Stamping

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Craft Introduction

What is foil stamping?

Foil stamping (it includes the hot stamping and cold stamping, here it means the former) refers to the printing that is transferred to the substrate from the aluminum layer of the anodized aluminum via the hot pressing transfer principle, so as to form a special metal effect. It includes various color foil stamping, among them, the typical ones and the color collection are as follows:

Operation Details

1. Make hot stamping plate – first, make the metal plate with metal such as zinc, magnesium, and copper; next, engrave the designed pattern and text; then the the hot stamping plate is ready.

2. Prepare the hot stamping paper – it is also called the anodized aluminum which consists of the base layer, peeling layer, color layer, electroplating layer, and glue layer; and it has various color at different effect optional, just like red, black, blue, purple, gold, matte gold, laser gold, etc, and you can choose that one you like.

3. Put the anodized aluminum at the correct place – Put the anodized aluminum between the hot stamping plate and what you need to make the hot stamping effect on (may be the PVC card or the paper card).

4. Heat the hot stamping plate – heat the plate to 100-150 degrees.

5. Foil printing – press the heated plate to the PVC/paper card till the peeling layer of the anodized aluminum peeled and foil stamped to the PVC card or or paper card because of the high heat, then move it away.

6. The stamping printing is finished.

Attention Please

The pattern and text need to be engraved on the foil stamping plate needs to be exactly opposite to the real ones just as that the shown image on the mirror and the object in front of it are opposite. Only in this way, the foil engraved content on the substrate are correct.

Crafts Effect

  1. It is shinier under light than silk screen printing and metallic printing.
  2. It feels raised when you touch it, which makes the whole card textured and fashion.
  3. The laser foil printing can reflect different color when you look at it from different angles.

Gold Foil Printing

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Applied to cards: PVC card, paper card, epoxy card

What do you need to prepare? 

  1. Card type and hot stamping color  confirmation.
  2. Design file at .ai/ .pdf/ .psd/ .eps/ .jpeg (jpg)/ .tiff. format, the minimum resolution at 300dpi.
  3. Color confirmation including the CMYK value or Pantone color No. Or you can directly send us samples if you don’t know the exact color, and we would help you find the color which can best match the sample color., 
  4. Color No.: CMYK value, Pantone color number, or send samples to us directly.

Example Exhibition

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Gold Hot Stamping on PVC Card

The gold foil stamping on the shiny pink metallic printing background makes the whole PVC card look fashion, elegant, girly, and full of hope. And the pink color implies that its main client group is the women. All these make the VIP members feel comfortable. 

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Laser Hot Stamping on PVC Card

The changeable laser gold hot stamping shining on the matte finish type background (a blonde hair woman is walking on the beach) is like the blonde hair color, which means that this salon is for the blonde hair women or those who want their hair blonde or blonder. So suitable!

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Laser Floral Gold Foil Printing on PVC Card

The laser floral gold printing is shinier and more delicate and than normal laser gold because of the tiny pattern embellished on it, which makes the whole card higher end. Meanwhile, the silver metallic background makes the simple design not monotonous at all.

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Rose Gold Hot Stamping on PVC Card

The rose gold hot stamping printing( their logo color ) on the black metallic background with many shallow white diamond and dotted line patterns makes the whole card shiny, luxury, and perfectly show the honorable identity of the diamond members.

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Gold Hot Stamping on Paper Card
As you know, gold and white goes well together. The shiny hot stamping together with the not shining black matte finish makes the whole paper gold foil business card full of mystery and understated luxury. And the tiny raised feel makes it more textured.
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Laser Gold Hot Stamping on Paper Card

The laser gold hot stamping on the dark matte finish reflects different color under light from various angles, beautiful. It is like the flaming fire in the dark, and represents wishes. Such a design is very suitable for its slogan “flaming wish”, which makes this card impressive. 

Silver Foil Printing

To Other Choice:  Gold Foil Printing

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Applied to cards: PVC card, paper card, epoxy card

What do you need to prepare? 

  1. Card type and hot stamping color confirmation.
  2. Design file at .ai/ .pdf/ .psd/ .eps/ .jpeg (jpg)/ .tiff. format, the minimum resolution at 300dpi.
  3. Color confirmation including the CMYK value or Pantone color No. Or you can directly send us samples if you don’t know the exact color, and we would help you find the color which can best match the sample color., 
  4. Color No.: CMYK value, Pantone color number, or send samples to us directly.

Example Exhibition

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Silver Hot Stamping on PVC Card

The raised silver foil stamping and UV printing logo is shining and outstanding, and when it is combined with the pearl metallic with the offset printing on it, the card looks subtle, elegant, and gentle. 

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Laser Floral Silver on PVC Card

The laser floral silver hot stamping with stars decorated shines like stars, and when combined with the silver matte finish, it looks more attractive. The whole card is modern, elegant, fashion, and full of design.

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Silver Hot Stamping on Paper Card

The tiny raised silver hot stamping are very outstanding on the not shining matte finish. Even if there is no other decorations but the logo foil stamped on the card, it doesn’t look monotonous but seems classic.  

Foil Printing Color Collection

Example Exhibition

gold
Gold Series
laser gold
Laser Gold Series
silver
Silver Series
laser silver
Laser Silver Series
red
Red Series
blue
Blue Series
green
Green Series
purple
Purple Series
orange
Orange Series