Shall i substitute cold foil by hot foil?

Brillant foil is well recognized as a very valuable attraction factor for packaging. Despite some deficiencies in quality and process stability compared to hot foil, cold foil gained market share in some areas. The savings on tooling cost are often seen more valuable than such advantages. However, the main cost factor remains the foil. As hot foil can be saved - Cold foil cannot - saving systems might be a good investment for cold foil printers. 

Read the introductory paper to assess if hot foil could do your existing cold foil applications more efficient.