New Technology Feature: Polyfoil

WHAT IS POLYFOIL?

The short version is: Polyfoil is a technique to foil imprint upon coated sheets using polymer, foil, pressure, and UV curing. The result is a raised foil imprint that is applied without a die. How it works: Each sheet requires printed dots for the machine to read the registration. Poly is laid down on the area to be foiled, heat activates the poly, the roll of foil applies with pressure over the sheet, then pulls up leaving foil o...
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Digital Print Inkjet Technology Advantages

While at lunch during a conference of the National Print Owners Association, I sat among other owners and we enjoyed print-small-talk. While sharing details about our shops, my eyes lit up as I detailed the new technology on our floor. With a giddy smile, I looked around and said, “I’m sorry. My print-geek is showing.” “It’s alright,” I was assured, “You’re safe here.” We laughed and continued our conversation; it’s fun to talk to people who “get it.” At that NPOA event, Pocket Folde...
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