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  • Embossing and Debossing

    As a leading China custom paper box supplier, Shanghai DE Printed Box can add the eye-popping embossing and debossing finish to the custom paper bags, paper printed boxes and the rigid paper boxes. Also the embossing and debossing can goes together with the spot UV, soft touch, or foil stamping to have a stronger visual impact.

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    Rigid Paper Box With Embossing

    The rigid shoulder box above is an underwear packaging box. The pretty girl on the lid is debossed with fine details for the socks...

    The Process of Embossing and Debossing

    The embossing process starts by placing the material between two dies and applying heat and pressure with a press to create an imprint of the die onto the paperboard material. This produces a raised and accurate replica of the logo or artwork. The embossed section appears smooth as the heat and pressure work together to smooth out any imperfections.

    Embossed Paper Box With Foil Stamped Logo
    Paper Printed Box With Embossing

    The straight tuck end paper box above is a cosmetic packaging box with the debossing for the brand logo.

    Luxury Paper Bag With the Embossed Logo
    Paper Bag With Embossed Logo

    This is a custom luxury paper box with the logo text debossed. Meantime, the logo text is logo matte silver foil stamped.

    The embossing finish is rarely used for the corrugated printed boxes, which consists of 3 layers of paper. The spot UV and foil stamping are widely used for the printed corrugated boxes.

    What is Embossing and Debossing

    Embossing and debossing are techniques used to add a decorative and tactile element to various custom packaging boxes such as printed paper boxes, cosmetic paper boxes, or rigid paper boxes. These techniques are widely utilized in the luxury packaging industry, including cosmetic paper boxes and luxury paper bags to create a high-end and elegant appearance.

    Embossing involves pressing an image or design into the material so that it protrudes from the surface, giving it a raised appearance. On the other hand, debossing involves pressing the surrounding area of the image so that the image is pushed down into the material, creating a sunken or indented effect.

    To create an embossed or debossed image, a template of the desired design is used to create a metal die and a corresponding counter-die. The dies can be made of different materials, including brass, copper, or magnesium, depending on the complexity and detail of the design. Brass dies are the strongest and most durable, making them ideal for intricate and multi-level designs. Copper dies are a more affordable option but are not as durable and are better suited for simpler designs. Magnesium dies are the weakest and are typically used for one-time, single-level impressions.

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