What is foiling on a business card?

What is foiling on a business card?

Stamped Foil gives your cards a shiny and incredible look to the areas selected to receive the Metallic Foil. Stamped Foil colors include gold, silver, copper, pink, hot pink, black, blue, green, and red.

Can vistaprint do gold foil?

Q: Can I get gold foil printing on other wedding stationery? A: Yes. Custom foil printing options are available on a number of our wedding products, from save the dates to RSVP cards – even thank you cards.

What’s the difference between embossed gloss and foil accent?

Embossing involves creating a raised 3D effect on the stock using a metal die. The embossed elements are raised on one side and recessed on the other. But with foil stamping, the metallic design tends to flake over time. It may not last as long if your business card is pulled in and out of wallets or bags.

How is foil printing done?

Foil printing is a speciality printing process which uses heat, pressure and metallic paper (foil). This is used to create different shiny designs and graphics on various materials. So, this technique is an application of metallic or pigmented foil on to a solid surface by applying a heated die on to the foil.

How does hot foil printing work?

The process: The hot foil die is attached to the machine and heated up. Foil is placed between the die and the substrate to be printed. Pressure is then applied by pulling the handle of the machine to bring the two briefly together to adhere the foil to the substrate.

How much does foil printing cost?

Digital foil is very cost effective for short runs and when variable data foiling is required. With a short run, the cost of the stamping die for traditional foiling can be $200 to $400, whereas the setup costs for the first digitally foiled item is much lower. Long runs typically make more sense with traditional foil.

What does raised foil mean?

Raised foil is not pushed up into the stock in the way that foil + emboss is, rather it is a thick polymer UV coating with a foil layer over it. Because it does not compromise the integrity of the stock, raised foil can be applied to an array of coated stocks, allowing you to save money on paper cost if needed.