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SF Services – Hot Foil / Foiling Engineers – Add To Their Vehicle Fleet

The hot foil stamping and die cutting & creasing machine repair and servicing specialists SF Services have added to their fleet of vehicles with the addition of a new van. The van will increase the coverage of the servicing department throughout the UK and encourage manager Richard Ivatt and engineer Aaron Hutchings to attend separate jobs. "The servicing team were previously restricted to one job at a time, but with the addition of the new van, myself and Aaron are able to service or repair two machine at the same time. This then means machine operators will experience much less [...]

2020-09-16T11:45:57+01:00March 15th, 2020|News|

Hot Foil / Foiling Engineers – Huge Print Finishing Press Move

Servicing Manager Richard Ivatt, along with engineer Aaron Hutchings recently took on the huge task of assisting a top customer with a factory relocation. The print finishing company from Watford had been based at their location for 20 years but due to re-development were in need of moving to a new premises. So they asked the experienced SF Services team for help. The relocation comprised of moving several large hot foil stamping and die cutting & creasing presses just 5 minutes up the road, over the course of a couple of days. Unfortunately for all involved the UK was [...]

2020-09-16T11:46:51+01:00March 15th, 2020|News|

How Important is it to Regularly Service Your Machine?

How important is it to regularly service or repair your hot foil stamping or die cutting & creasing press? 1. Keep the press in top running order Hot foil stamping machines need regular servicing and required repair work to stay in peak condition - they are similar in that respect to cars. Your hot foiling or die cutting machine should realistically be serviced every year to maintain productivity. 2. Maintain productivity Print finishing presses can run up to speeds of over 7,000 sheets per hour. If a machine is out of commission for a full working day you're potentially looking [...]

2020-03-22T14:52:02+00:00March 15th, 2020|News|

New Range of Hot Foil Stamping Shades from Profoil Systems

Our internal partner for consumables Profoil Systems produce their own range of hot stamping foil for use on most platen and cylinder presses currently for sale on the SF Services machine listings. Within the last few months some new colours have been added to the mix to help extend the 'RP' range to over twenty different shades. The new colour range includes indigo blue, light copper, harvest gold and rose gold to name a few. These complement the standard range of matt and gloss silvers and golds perfectly and have helped Profoil become a top manufacturer of hot stamping foil. [...]

2020-03-22T14:52:02+00:00March 15th, 2020|News|