Hot Foil Embossing is the process of applying a coloured foil to a book case or soft cover. This can be applied to a large range of materials including papers, cloths, leather and plastics.
This is achieved by manufacturing a metal block and through processing via a highly specialised foiling machine which utilises heat, pressure and dwell to achieve the end result of a beautiful embellishment.
Sheet Tipping (glueing) is the process of tipping on an endpaper to the front or last section of a book or tipping a 2pp, 4pp or 6pp onto a section as a part of a hard case bound book or soft bound book whereby the sheet would be too thin to feed through a hopper.
Guillotining is the process of cutting the supplied stock either to a manufacturing size or to a finished size through the use of a fully programable guillotines. Marvel has scales on its guillotines that are accurate down to a single sheet of paper.