Frequently Asked Questions

What is the standard lead time for foils?

Our standard lead time is within 24 to 48 hours for stocked foil.

What is the minimum order?

Metallics and color foils must be ordered in a minimum of a 24-27″ x 1000′ master (can be custom slit). Overstock rolls are sometimes sold at a reduced price.

What is cold foil stamping?

Cold foil stamping is the process of applying adhesive to a substrate and then applying easy release foils onto the adhesive without the use of hot dies or heated rollers.

What is the difference between hot foil stamping and image transfers?

Hot stamping foil is a one color application, image transfers are multicolored.

Does anyone manufacture edible foil?

Not yet!

What type of die should I use?

A die recommendation is made based on your specific substrate, surface texture, number of imprints needed and type of foil required; call customer service for assistance.

What is the Pantone Formula Guide?

The Pantone Formula Guide provides an accurate method for the selection, reproduction and matching control of solid colors. It is the International printing, publishing and packaging color language.

Do you sell textile foils?

Not at this time.

Can bare metals or glass be stamped?

No non-porous materials cannot be stamped. BUT we do offer image transfers for this application

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