Methods of Foiling

Methods of Foiling

There are three main methods of foiling – all of which have their strengths and weaknesses.

We offer all three main types of foiling, so we have no axe to grind and will advise you towards the best option for your job, your design and your budget.

Foiling methods are not equal or the same, so when you see a firm offering “foiling” do you know what you are going to get?

Recent developments in foiling equipment have introduced great choice and opened up options, but they have also muddied the water – the different methods give very different visual effects, so do you know what you are going to get?

Keep reading and we’ll show you all three, how to recognise each of them, and their strengths and weaknesses.


Foiling methods now fall into three broad types

There is nothing wrong with any of these methods – they all have their pros and cons. They do, however, look very different so to know what you’re going to get you really need to know how your foiling is going to be done.

Hot Foil Stamping (Traditional Foiling)

Digital Sleeked Foiling

Polymer Inkjet Foiling

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