Foil printing, also known as gold blocking or hot foil stamping,
is the method used to transfer an image through the application
of heat and pressure on to a multitude of materials. Foil
comes in a vast range of colours and finishes which can be
gloss, metallic, pearl, marble, rainbow patterns and even
wood grains can be achieved.
Foils, also come in pigmented colours and special effects
including holographic patterns and multicolours. Foil comes
on standard length rolls and can be cut to any required width.
With BLOCKMASTER machines several colours can even be printed
Foil printing is unique as it is a dry print process without
using ink and the item printed is instantly dry. No messy
inks, no smell, no washing up and no waiting time, simply
Business Cards, Greeting Cards, Playing Cards,
Bookmatches, Menus, Fixture Cards, Rosettes, Invitations, Letterheads,
Envelopes, Labels and Tags, Wedding Stationery, Serviettes.
Items made in PVC, ABS, PS, PP, PE, Acrylics, Pens,
Rulers, Badges, Price Tickers, Injection moulded components, Dials,
Flat surface tipping.
Belts, Bookmarkers, Wallets, Monogramming and Naming
books or diaries, 'Socks' for shoes, Coasters.
Wooden articles, Satin ribbon, Artificial Fabric,
Electrical and Office machinery parts, Credit Cards, Jewellery Pads,
Boxes, Folders, Advertising and Display Items.
The machines are very simple and easy to
use. An Instruction Manual comes with every machine purchased and
BLOCKMASTER also offer full training FREE OF CHARGE at their London
What special features make BLOCKMASTER unique?
The toggle action incorporated in BLOCKMASTER machines,
allows for uniformity of pressure, ease of operation and ensures
that the item being printed and foil being used are visible at all
times. BLOCKMASTER machines also have an automatic foil rewinder,
foil feed and impression counter. BLOCKMASTER machines can also
be used for cutting and creasing.
What is the largest item that can be printed on a BLOCKMASTER?
The BLOCKMASTER 8 x 5 has a maximum printing area
of 200mm x 125mm and the BLOCKMASTER
5 x 3 , 125mm x 75mm. However, larger size items can be placed on
the platen. By using a die mounting plate, the printing areas can
be marginally increased.
Foils in more than 30 different colours in both metallic
and matt finishes
Special effect foils
Make ready kits including vertical and horizontal lays for
Metal mounting of 16g zinc dies to type height
Die mounting tape
Aluminium mounting bases cut to any size
A range of type in a variety of materials and styles in various
Slipcases (typeholders) in various widths plus spacers and
Stakatrays (42 compartment type tray with outer sleeve)
Promotional blank items including, keyfobs, bookmatches,
bookmarks, plastic welded products, address books and notepads,
plastic credit cards and much more
FREE training and on-going support
Lifetime after-sales service & full back-up
The most versatile and easy to use hand-operated hotfoil
24 hour block making service, including artwork and design
FREE technical helpline
happens if I have a problem with my BLOCKMASTER machine
BLOCKMASTER offer a full guarantee and a lifetime's
after sales service.
BLOCKMASTER distributes its machines worldwide.
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You can contact us by post
BLOCKMASTER International Ltd
14 Beresford Avenue
Wembley Middlesex HA0 1YP
or, by Telephone: +44 (0) 20 7607 6661
or, by Fax: +44 (0) 20 7700 4520
or, by email: firstname.lastname@example.org