- 2 days lead time
- Full size EPS or PDF vector file of u.v. areas only
UV coatings are acrylic varnish cured instantly by ultraviolet lamps.
The primary application of this finish involves a series of precisely controlled rollers with the applicator roller directly touching the printed surface. Providing you with a very smooth, high gloss finish.
In the case of spot “registered” UV coating a polymer plate is used to apply the varnish registered to the printed matter.
The spot UV varnish can be functional “glue areas or dealer stamps” or decorative “precise register to highlight a printed area’.
Note: Today’s UV coating stocks can be repulped and therefore can be recycled. UV coatings are V.O.C. free and are considered to be the best available technology for a surface finish.
Substrates best suited for UV coating range in caliper from 60 LB paper to 24 pt. board stock. It is very important that the stock have a sizing or clay coated surface for the UV coating to set up on. Substrates without these surfaces tend to absorb the UV coating and prevent the coating from converting completely. UV coatings that are not fullyThe Evolution being a digital machine has the ability to prototype your product. This is an effective tool both before and after the sales cycle. You could have a sample book of your designs in house for the customer to look through or if they have something specific in mind we can create a prototype for you before we you get the order.