Hot foil – it’s when a piece of the product (paper, cardboard) surface is covered with foil.
It’s possible to cover a product with foil that is printed using digital print, offset or silkscreen print. Foiling is used to get silver or gold effect.
To make that effect, a special sheet is being pressed on the covering surface with a special cliché from which metal or pigment parts passes on the treated surface and are glued.
- Foil can be covered together with embossing;
- Most popular foiling colors – gold, silver, red, blue, green.
- For foiling, form needs to be made and it can be used many times.