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Design Considerations


7 to 24 pt. coated stock is recommended for this application. 100 lb. coated stocks can be used but are not recommended due to possible curling problems. This process requires a right reading, emulsion up, film positive (clear area where no coating is required).

The following applications can be used with Spot UV:

- Matt OPP
- Flat Gloss
- Raised Gloss
- Glitter UV
- Raised Glitter UV
- Textured UV

Alternative Processes

This process is only available as a UV cured application in a Gloss finish.

General Coating and Lamination Processes

Offset spray should be kept to a minimum. Low-wax, non-bleeding inks should be used. Metallic inks are not recommended. Sufficient time must be allowed for inks to dry before a coating is applied.

Rhodamine red, reflex blue and purple should be avoided if possible. Your ink supplier can recommend inks, or call us for a complementary test and recommendations.

Spot UV can be applied on one or both sides.

Product Specifications

 Maximum Sheet Size
28" x 40"
 Minimum Sheet Size
13" x 20"
 Gripper Edge
 Minimum Paper Weight
100 lb.
 Maximum Board Thickness
24 pt.

Summary of Coatings Characteristics

 Abrasion Resistance
 Chemical Resistance
 Colour Fidelity

Environmental Impact



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