But as with all rules, there are exceptions. If it is likely that the general public will put their grubby mitts on the gilded surface, by all means clear coat it. Remember body oils and perspiration will tarnish the gold.
Getting Control of Your Day Time can easily slip away. When this happens, promises to customers are broken, return phone calls aren’t made, appointments and deadlines are missed and new sales opportunities are lost. Read more »
Why Pressure Sensitive Materials Fail to Adhere to Powder Coated Surfaces? Adhesion failures of pressure sensitive materials, such as labels, decorative films, foam tapes and graphic panels, to powder coated substrates are quite common. Just as there are several reasons for these failures, there are several steps that the fabricator can take to avoid […] Read more »
While you might have experience in oil gilding exterior signage or water gilding on glass, you may never have attempted traditional water gilding, or what is also called bole gilding. This technique is used for interior applications, primarily gilding wood picture frames. The process involves coating the wood with several layers of gesso and clay […] Read more »
CET Films, a division of Nekoosa Coated Products, has introduced Clariguard™, a laser engravable polycarbonatefilm. The new CET film provides a cost effective solution for producing tamper-proof security-sensitive documents. Read more »