Have you ever wondered what sleeking or digital foiling is and why it's so popular in the Print Industry?
At Graphic Technology Group, we carry SLEEKpro digital spot and foil finishing from Skandacor.
In this article, we'll take a look at what sleeking (digital foiling) is along with how it works.
What Is Sleeking?
Sleeking is an on-demand digital foiling process used to create special finishing effects on printed sheets.
Unlike traditional foil stamping and spot finishing, sleeking doesn't require expensive custom dies.
This technology transfers and bonds the foil or finish you select to digital toner. It's available in:
Plus, you can easily handle jobs with variable data because dies are not required.
How Does SLEEKpro Digital Spot & Foil Finishing Work?
SLEEKpro comes in a broad range of colors and finishing options to give your print jobs the finishing touch.
You can choose from metallic colors like gold, silver, copper, pink, blue, red, white, or even black.
For an example, let's take a look at how this process works with Spot SLEEKpro Silver.
3 Step Process for Spot Metallic Foils:
Once you're finished, the end product should look something like this...
Suggested Applications of Sleeking / Digital Foiling
Like we said earlier, traditional foil stamping requires custom dies. These can be expensive and time consuming.
However, this process isn't a bad option if you're producing long runs of static (non-variable) data.
On the other hand, sleeking allows you to digitally foil short-to-medium runs economically.
SLEEKpro spot finishing has a wide variety of suggested applications like:
Sleeking / digital foiling is a great fit for short-to-medium runs with or without variable data.
Request a Quote & Free Samples
We hope this article gave you a better understanding of what sleeking / digital foiling is.
At Graphic Technology Group, we'd be happy to answer all of your questions about SLEEKpro foil.
Please contact us at 678-429-3282 or visit our showroom in Kennesaw, GA for more information.