Pigment foils are composed of a carrier film, a release layer, a pigment layer, and a heat-activated adhesive layer. It's opaque, offering an advantage over printing when working with stocks that have a deep courthouse look very effective against a contrasting color or when applied to the uncoated card or metallic materials.
Step 1: Load the foil pigment roll onto the machine The substrate should be clean and dry before applying the foil pigment. Step 2: Adjust the machine settings. Step 3: Place the foil pigment on the substrate. Step 4: Run the hot stamping machine. Step 5: Remove the foil pigment.
Colored foil is typically referred to as pigment foil. Pigment foil is a type of hot stamping foil that has colored pigments, which are transferred onto a substrate during the stamping process. Pigment foil can create vibrant and opaque colors that are not possible with traditional printing methods.
Pigment foil can be used in many applications, a few common ones are listed below:
Printing and packaging:
Pigment foil can supply a high-quality surface treatment for printing and packaging, enhancing appearance and protection.
Pigment foil can add a unique visual effect to textiles and improve water, stain and abrasion resistance.
Architectural and decorative:
Pigment foil can be used in wallpaper, ceilings, floors and other architectural decorative materials to provide gloss, breath and texture.
Pigment foil can be used in automotive interiors such as door panels, dashboards and seat outer layers, providing a unique visual effect and a delicate feel.
Pigment foil can supply exterior decoration for electronic products such as cell phones and tablet PCs, adding a sense of premium and beauty to the products.