The GoPress and Foil machine is a fully patented concept for Letterpress, hotfoil, diecutting andembossing that can be used with most popular diecutting and embossing machines on the market today in...
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The GoPress and Foil machine is a fully patented concept for Letterpress, hotfoil, diecutting andembossing that can be used with most popular diecutting and embossing machines on the market today in orderto add the perfect finish on invitations, cards and craft projects.

Looking for Accessories, Specially made Hotfoil Stamps or Heat Activated Foils to go along with your machine? Check out everything on our wholesale store now by clicking here.

 

See more inspiring projects from our creative community on youtube here!

 

What materials can it work with?

The GoPress and Foil machine works with a myriad of materials, from leather, thin textiles
and chipboard to cardstock, ribbon and paper making it the most flexible solution available todayfor creating unique foiling and letterpress effects.

 

What accessories do you need?

The GoPress and Foil machine can work with the embossing folders and thin metal dies that
you already own to createbeautiful effects, but the most awe inspiring designs are created
using our speciallydesigned Hotfoil Stamps. Combine these with your GoCut and Emboss
or any other embossing and diecutting machine with an aperture of at least 6 inches
(including the Cuttlebug, Platinum and Bigshot) and you are ready to go!
It will even workwell with laser-jet printeddesigns to created completely personalised foiled effects.

 

What is in the box?

The GoPress and Foil machine comes with a stable base (with localised power connector),
heating platform, heat resistant silicon mat, pick n lift 3 in 1 magic tool and
a heat activated foil sampler pack (Additional Heat Activated Foils sold separately).

 

 

Some Quick How-To's

The GoPress and Foil machine is an amazing innovation ready to create a myriad of stunning new projects, we have listed some how to’s below, but first, please read these handy tips:

* Trim the sharp edges on your foil pieces so there is not a lot of excess foil * Use a metal shim or card shim where necessary to create the ideal pressure * Pass the Heating Platform slowly though your diecutting machine

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CHIPBOARD Turn on machine
Open lid
Place a thin metal shim on the heat plate
Place foil coloured side down onto metal shim
Place chipboard piece
Close lid and let chipboard heat up for 30 seconds
Wind slowly through and back
THIN CUTTING DIES Turn on machine
Open lid
Place cutting side up
Place foil coloured side down
Place card or medium you wish to use
Close lid and let die heat up for 30 seconds
Wind slowly through and back
EMBOSSING WITH FOIL Turn on machine
Open lid
Place metal shim on heat plate
Place foil coloured side down
Place card ( size the card to the piece you wish to foil )
Place emboss folder ( embossing side down )
Place B - Plate
Let the plate combination heat up for 30 seconds
Keep lid open
Wind through once slowly ( you may need to use a piece of cardstock as extra shim depending on your machine )
LETTER PRESS No heat required ( don't turn machine on )
No foil
Place hotfoil stamp on heat pad
Place card or desired medium
Place 2 layers of card stock shim
Close lid and wind slowly through and back
LETTER PRESS WITH INK No heat or foil required
Place ink onto your hotfoil stamp similar to any other stamp and place image side up onto heat plate
Place card
Place 2 layers of card stock shim
Close lid and wind slowly through
HOTFOIL STAMPING Turn on Machine
Open lid
Place hotfoil stamp onto heat plate
Place foil coloured side down
Place card or other medium
Close lid and let it heat up for 30 seconds
Wind slowly through and back
CUT AND HOTFOIL STAMPS Turn on machine
Open lid
Place metal shim #1
Place cut and foil hotstamp sharp edges up
Place hotfoil coloured side down
Place card stock
Place metal shim #2
You may also need an extra card stock shim subject to what machine you use
Close lid and let it heat up for 30 seconds
Wind slowly through and back
RIBBON AND TEXTILES Turn on machine
Open lid
Place hotfoil stamp onto heat pad
Place foil coloured side down
Place ribbon
Close lid
Wind slowly through and back
FOILING WITH NORMAL THIN DIES Cut "Die Cut'N Bond" and apply to your card stock
Select your normal thin die
Cut in your Go Cut and Emboss die cutting machine ( or any other machine )
Take the card stock out of the die and then peel off the layer that protects the sticky layer
Apply foil colour side away from adhesive
Place into your "Go Press and Foil" machine
Place a metal shim
Close the lid and allow to heat for 20 seconds
Wind slowly through

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