These include ink producers Sun Chemical, Weilburger Graphics and Zeller+Gmelin, effect pigment maker Merck KGaA, Hinderer+Muehlich, an embossing dies
manufacturer, foil maker Leonhard Kurz Stiftung & Co.
Like cutting dies, traditional embossing dies are made of steel (and sometimes brass) except for those made by Trinity Graphic USA, which are photopolymer.
Magnetic embossing dies are available to narrow web converters as an alternative to solid tooling, which comes at a higher price.
Rotary cutting and embossing dies
and anvils producer Best Cutting Die, Skokie, IL, is known in the converting industry for its complete inhouse vacuum heat-treating capabilities and services.
distort both the disk substrate and the information-bearing surface, making it impossible for the laser to properly reflect light back to the reader, while keeping the identification label intact for archival purposes.
In some cases, the skill level required to produce hot stamping or embossing dies
equals that involved in fine art, and of course, on a practical level, the time and money involved add up even when much lower levels of talent are required.
Cutting dies, foil dies and embossing dies
(and let's not forget silkscreens for the multi-platform presses) might all need to be dealt with for one job.
Like cutting dies, traditional embossing dies are made of steel, except for those made by Trinity Graphic USA, which are photopolymer.
But if you can print on semi-gloss, or even matte finish paper, then you can texture it with embossing dies after the printing.
Metal Magic provided all of the foil stamping and embossing dies