THERM-O-TYPE (Booth 4844) has introduced a new product called "Letterpress Ink Foil".
Letterpress printed products are very popular but most printers no longer have traditional letterpress equipment that can print with ink. Even printers who have this equipment are often frustrated by low production speed, time consuming hand wash up when changing colors, ink drying issues, finding spare parts and trained operators, and the hassle of dealing with inks and solvents.
Letterpress Ink Foil has been formulated to create a "mottled" image area that closely simulates letterpress "ink" printing.
Letterpress Ink Foil can be used with basically any platen foil stamping press using regular mag, copper or brass dies. Color change over time is quick and does not require washing up the press. There are no ink drying issues and no solvents to deal with.
Using Letterpress Ink Foils, creating letterpress printed products is easily accomplished using existing foil stamping equipment, dies and operator skills.