4 Helpful Tips On Buying Hot Stamping Foils

Hot stamping foils are important packaging solutions for brand aesthetics and security. Of late, these foils are being used in industries like FMCG, Pharma, Agro, leather, etc. Available in different colours, shapes and sizes the foils can be customized as per your needs. However, there are many important points which you might skip before choosing them. In this blog we are giving you four helpful tips on buying stamping foils. 

 1. Check the production quality 

Poor quality hot stamping foils cannot withstand the harsh environment of the supply chain. You can lose your money and efforts by investing in such foils. Therefore, it is highly recommended to assess the production quality of hot stamping foils before purchasing themIn order to ensure production quality, it is necessary to do the sampling of the products on time. Moreover, it is better if you personally visit the manufacturing facility and have a personal experience of the production process and raw materials.    

 2. Check if the foil aligns with the applicator/stamper 

If the hot stamping foil does not fits into the applicator or stamper then it is of no use. There are chances that you might overlook this important factor before choosing the foil and it could be disastrous. Always check to ensure that the dimensions of the hot stamping foil matches with the applicator or not. This little check can save you from a lot of problems in the future.  

 3. Check for the affordability 

Stay away from foils that are too expensive or too cheap. As a manufacturer, you must be aware of your investments. There are many suppliers in the market who will try to dupe you by selling generic hot stamping foils at high prices. You must always look out for high-quality foils available at affordable prices.  

 4. Check for the security factor

Hot stamping foils don’t just serve the purpose of brandingbut are also important security products. While selecting the foil look for holography, overt, covert and other features. This will ensure that your product remains safe from the menace of counterfeiting.  

 

Holostik provides customized holographic hot stamping foils to different industries. To know more about our hot stamping foils, connect with us @facebook call us on +91–785-785-7000 or drop us a mail at connect@ec2-54-210-245-44.compute-1.amazonaws.com  

 

Benefits of hot stamping foils in brand protection and aesthetics

You often see shiny and aesthetic foils of different shapes and sized – affixed to credit/debit cards, identity cards, plastic bottles, boxes or other metallic products. These enticing foils instantly catch your attention and cannot be removed from the products’ surface like labels.

Hot stamping is a form of relief printing in which a metalized foil is transferred to a surface at a high temperature.

Some of the industries where hot stamping foils are majorly used include government, education, apparel, automotive, pharmaceuticals, etc.

Use of hot stamping foil

Hot stamping foil serves the purpose of branding and authentication at the same time. Of late, these foils are being rampantly used by manufacturers due to their durability and cost-effectiveness.

Hot stamping foil is an important element of a hot stamping process. These foils are made up of several layers. These layers include a polyester carrier, a release layer, lacquer, image, and metal layers and an outer adhesive sizing layer.

In the hot stamping process, a heated die forces the foil against the surface which is supported by a counter cylinder. A combination of pressure and heat melts the release layer and a thin layer of metallic pigments stamps-on the substrate.

Major benefits of hot stamping foils

Some of the main benefits of hot stamping foils are as follows.

  1. Hot stamping foil can withstand harsh conditions of nature.
  2. These foils can be applied to a wide variety of substrates.
  3. Cost-effective and environment-friendly in nature.
  4. One of the best ways to ensure brand identity and protection.

Hot stamping foils from Holostik

Holostik is an industry leader in providing optimum quality hot stamping foils to the market. Some of the variants of hot stamping foil offered by Holostik are unregistered or running pattern, registered pattern with scan marks, registered pattern with both side scan marks.

The holographic hot stamping foil can be customized as per the requirements of the customer. This allows the enormous potential of incorporating different security features in the foil.

If you require customized hot stamping foil for safeguarding your product against counterfeiting and also for enhancing your brand value, then call us on +91–785-785-7000 or drop us a mail at connect@ec2-54-210-245-44.compute-1.amazonaws.com