Method for using a foil on a printing press and optimizing the maximum usage of the foil

  • US 9,358,776 B2
  • Filed: 08/20/2014
  • Issued: 06/07/2016
  • Est. Priority Date: 08/20/2013
  • Status: Expired due to Fees
First Claim
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1. A material deposition method comprising:

  • unwinding a foil web from an unwind core;

    feeding the foil web through a press whereinthe press has a cold foiler attachment having a sync cartridge wherein, the sync cartridge has a plurality of roller trays, the plurality of roller trays having at least two angular guide assemblies and being operably connected to a plurality of motors wherein,the plurality of motors provide differing angles to the at least two angular guide assemblies to manipulate the circumference of the foil web in relation to adherence to a substrate;

    using the sync cartridge to create at least two connected, substantially circular foil raceways for the foil web;

    applying a layer of adhesive to the substrate;

    bringing at least two separate sections of the foil web into contact with the substrate more than once; and

    separating the foil web from the layer of adhesive for a final time,wherein the foil web is collected upon a rewind core, while the substrate continues through the press.

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