Akuafoil and File Preparation
With traditional printing methods, you can print a limited # of Foil on your product. But, with the advancement in technology now it is possible to print multiple foil colors on your product, this new technology is called Akuafoil printing.
As we know that foils can be printed in solid colors, but with Akuafoil it is possible to print Gradients and multi-color foils. Akuafoil uses a special processed foil system that is applied under a 4/c process to create an array of foil colors. When you want your product to stand-out Akuafoil printing is what you need.
Like normal Foil Printing artwork requirement, even Akuafoil printing needs two files CMYK Artwork File and Mask Artwork File to indicate where Akuafoil to be applied.
When preparing the Mask file for Akuafoil Printing use 100% K where Akuafoil needs to be applied and white where the Akuafoil is not to be applied. Also, ensure to design the mask file in vector file format.
Yes, printing gradients with Foil is possible in Akuafoil. With Aquafoil, you can turn a wide range of CMYK colors into multi-colored foils. Aquafoil uses a special processed foil system that is applied under a 4/c process to create an array of foil colors.
Yes, with Akuafoil it is possible to printing custom colors and multi-color jobs for foil finishes.
Yes, printing Akuafoil and SPOT UV are possible. In fact, when the Akuafoil printing is combined with SPOT UV the final output produced has a sparkling foil finish and an ideal reflection giving the product a premium feel.