04645555 is referenced by 15 patents and cites 6 patents.

A hot stamping method enables the formation of very sharp edges and profiles of characters/numerals, patterns and the like upon a surface of a base plate. This method comprises a masking step making certain characters, numerals and patterns formed by a masking layer upon a surface of a base plate; a step of placing a foil sheet having an adhesive layer upon a surface of the masking layer and a surface of the base plate, and transferring a foil of the foil sheet to the surface of the base plate by means of heat and pressure; and a step of leaving the transferred foil upon the surface of the base plate and releasing the masking layer and the foil transferred to the surface thereof from the base plate.

Title
Hot stamping method
Application Number
6/712522
Publication Number
4645555
Application Date
March 18, 1985
Publication Date
February 24, 1987
Inventor
Kiyoshi Kuboyama
Tokyo
JP
Agent
Kramer and Brufsky
Assignee
Asahi Screen Process Insatsu Kabushiki Kaisha
JP
IPC
B44C 1/16
B32B 31/00
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