Finishing Processes

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Enhancing the format of paper and board


  • Increases strength and durability of a product
  • Enhances the products aesthetics
  • Easy to handle
  • Additional processes can raise costs
  • Can have 'cheap' appearance
  • Not as durable as encapsulation - can be easy to tear


  • Liquid resistant
  • Wipes clean
  • Increases materials strength and aesthetics
  • Higher costs than laminating
  • More waste produced
  • Materials can still be damaged


  • Spirit varnishing prevents scuffing
  • UV varnishing allows for rapid drying
  • Spot varnishing enhances a materials


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