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Platen/Clamshell
Machine

Platen / Clamshell Machine

Foilco understand the importance of selecting the right machinery for your project

Using our years of experience within the industry we are able to advise you on the platen and clamshell foiling machines. Our vast knowledge will help you select the machine that suits your projects. Contact a member of our team today for more information.

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What is a Platen machine?


Platen or clamshell foiling machines are the most traditional foil stamping machines. They can be both manually operated or automated. Selecting the correct machine is important as it ensures your investment is worthwhile and suitable for both your projects and customers

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Selecting a machine


Selecting the correct machine is important as it ensures your investment is worthwhile and suitable to the print/finishes you require

Why a Clamshell machine


Platen foiling machine/clamshell foiling machines consist of an angled bed that raises up to make it contact with the die. clamshell foiling machines can be operated by hand, pneumatic or mechanical pressure.

Samples and testing

Sample foiled swatches, pRInteR Rolls oR ask us to test your stock.

Find the perfect
foil for your project

Choose the substrate/materials you hope to work with and we'll show you the correct foils from the largest range of grades & shades on the market.


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