embossing die

embossing die

[em′bäs·iŋ ‚dī]
(graphic arts)
A die used for embossing.
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Magnetic embossing die plates create similar embossing effects as the solid emboss tools, but they work differently," Schmitz notes.
Like cutting dies, traditional embossing dies are made of steel (and sometimes brass) except for those made by Trinity Graphic USA, which are photopolymer.
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.
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.
Embossing dies 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.
It has been particularly successful in engraving applications, being used in most of the worlds larger mints as well as in many other companies producing decorative metal objects and engraved tooling such as embossing dies.
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.