Raised printing, yet more economical than engraving. Print up to 2 colors at once. Can print 9 x 10 image area, clear over spot or 4 color printing for special effects.
- Shiny pockmarked solids
- Very thin type may not rise
- Not recommended for re-use in laser printers
- Pre Press: Metal plates or plastic plates, job specific
- On Press: Petroleum based ink or Vegetable based inks react with water on printing plate then a resin powder is heat-sealed to the ink
- Post Press: Cleaning Solvents (So Cal required low VOC emissions) - Metal plates recycled, plastic plates to landfill - Resin powder recycled and reused in production