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Types of Hot Stamping Machine | Sustainable film coating technology for packaging | Ginkgo

Based in Taiwan since 1987, Ginkgo Film Coating Technology Corp. specializes in manufacturing hot stamping foils with advanced metallization and coating technologies. They offer a wide range of products including functional and decorative hot stamping foils, glitter foils, holographic foils, digital foils, and outdoor foils to various industries such as cosmetics, textiles, automotive, and packaging.

Ginkgo was founded in 1987 and has been dedicated in researching metallizing and coating related techniques all along. We have produced various functional foil, such as hot stamping foil for plastic packaging, hard coating film, holographic foil, glitter film, lamination film, and so forth. We provide high-quality functional foil for clients across all industries. With experience of over 30 years, we could offer the best products for you. From manufacturing to delivery, each product has been tested over 6 times averagely. Our products cover all aspects in life, such as hot stamping foil for plastic packaging, glitter film, hard coating film lamination film, holographic foil and so forth.

Ginkgo has been offering customers eco-friendly stamping solutions since 1987, both with advanced film coating techniques and 30 years of experience, Ginkgo ensures each customer's demands are met.

Types of Hot Stamping Machine

Vertical Stamping.
Vertical Stamping.

Hot stamping is a process to stamp the embossing patterns with metallic shines of the foil onto substrates by high heat and pressure. There are up and down stamping, vertical stamping, and digital stamping to choose from per products' needs. Detailed information of these three methods are shown as below.

Roll-on Stamping

The roller is mostly made of silicone rubber. Stamping speed is 60mm per second. Suitable for cylindrical objects such as wine bottles, eyebrow pencils, and cream boxes. It is often used for packaging.

Roll-on Stamping
Production efficiencyLow
Adjustment and calibrationHard
Cost of plate makingLow

It takes longer to adjust and calibrate the machine but the cost is relatively low.

Vertical Stamping

It is a common approach. Stamping pressure is 50 kg/cm above. The benefits are simple structure, easy maintenance, and convenient for replacing parts. It is often used for objects with smooth or uneven surface such as magazine covers and uneven/curved surfaces. It is adopted for most of household appliances.


It has wide applications, especially for household appliances.

Digital Stamping

Digital stamping is also known as plateless stamping . It is suitable for one off, customized needs. First, input the computer with the patterns to be stamped, perform hot stamping in ink-jet printing process. Only those part sprayed with varnish will have the color of the foil. It does not need plate making, has the benefits of low cost, quick proofing, and high flexibility. The technology is often applied to products like flyers and stickers.

Hot Stamping MachineDigital Stamping Machine
Plate makingYesNo
Paper adaptabilityGoodAverage

Plate making is not required in digital stamping . Often applied to small batch production of graphic products.


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