Foil printing also known as foil stamping or hot stamping. This printing method involves the use of gold or silver colour metallic foil or pigment to be transferred to an artwork or design. The result of foil printing is amazing and breathtaking.
What comes to your mind when you see a printing that comes with gold or silver in colour? Classic? Vintage? Or it’s just another old-fashioned material to use as a printing method. Frankly speaking, this printing method surprisingly does way better than that.
Gold and silver, the pricey stuff from the old days actually add a touch of classiness to the item or garment. Foil printing enhances the appearance of one’s apparel in a way that catches the attention of your potential customers, the people, and the public.
The appearance of the garment will end up having it to look more premium, more expensive, and more royal. You won’t miss a target with foil printing.
Uses of Foil Printing
Foil printing is a very popular option to add shimmer to your apparel. It is applied to your garments by first printing your design with a special glue. We then adhere the foil to the glue with our heat press. The combination of heat and pressure seals the foil before the excess is removed. Foil printed t-shirts can be bold, but if designed well, it can bring the art to life and make it really stand out.
Foil Printing can be used on a wide range of apparel and merchandise including:
Any tshirt material
Any polo shirt material
Hoodies or Jackets
Short Sleeve / Long Sleeve Shirts
Pricing for Foil Printing
The pricing of foil printing depends on several factors such as:-
Size of Printing (Chest Size, Within A4 Size, Within A3 Size)
Advantages of Foil Printing
Foil stamping has distinctive, eye-catching appeal. Your printed products stand out from your competitors.
Foil stamping is economical in big bulk quantities above 200.
Can be used for most of the fabric finishing (Tshirt, polo, jacket )
Disadvantages of Foil Printing
Foil printing is time consuming. It will take more time for the fulfillment of your order.
It may also be expensive for small quantities. Additional costs are incurred for the die and for foil and pigment materials.
Foil stamping is more ideal for colours like silver and gold.
Not long lasting, can peel off with time if used and washed too often
What are the differences Foil Printing & Vinyl Transfer printing
Foil printing allows you to create the glossy finishing effect,
Vinyl printing only can be printed in solid. Besides, it also able to have the design printed, not the only wording.
What are the differences Foil Printing & Digital Heat Transfer
Digital transferable to print more cursive and gradient color of designs.
Foil Printing only can print solid cut design and silver or gold foil only. As well as, the transfer medium is different.
Tshirtprint2u specialized in custom t shirt printing, uniform and promotional merchandise solution company located in Kuala Lumpur and Ipoh, Malaysia.
Our team have great experience with silk screen printing, heat transfer printing, embroidery services and sublimation that guarantees the best value, which is a combination of high quality products and competitive prices to fit your needs.