Thermography (Raised Printing)

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Thermography (Raised Printing)

A printing process in which non-drying inks are used to print and then are dusted with a powder compound. The image is then placed under heat, which fuses the ink and the powder. This process creates and effect that is similar to engraving, but less expensive. Commonly used on stationery and business cards.

   

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