Hop Industries, manufacturer of Hop-Syn synthetic paper, has published a collection of helpful tips for finishing and fabricating on the various grades of Hop-Syn synthetic paper. The piece highlights numerous post-press options — from die-cutting, folding and scoring to drilling, sewing and grommeting — along with advice to help customers get the best results with the durable substrate.
“The finishing and fabricating tips document is a handy reference for packaging firms and print partners using Hop-Syn synthetic paper," says Jack Smith, senior VP of Hop Industries. "For each finishing and fabricating technique, there’s ways to produce it with precision, and this document explains how.”
The Hop-Syn technical tips for finishing and fabricating is a valuable resource to get the most out of the synthetic paper grades while extending the life of the processing equipment. For example, it explains why it's recommended to use wax paper or carbon paper when drilling in short lifts, and highlights how to get the best folding results. It also gives the ratio of web speed to die pressure, and explains why maintaining accurate adjustment of die-to-anvil contact is important for success.
To request the free technical document, contact a Hop-Syn synthetic paper expert at (800) 524-0757 or www.hopsyn.com/contact.html