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Re: [BKARTS] old staming foil



Hi all,
I recently acquired a used kwikprint, and it came with a box full of rolls and rolls of foil. A lot of it is not labeled, some is labeled Peacock or Swift, and a great deal of it says simply "all purpose" inside the tube. They could be anywhere between 5 and 40 years old. Here's my question: do you think it will work? Does foil have a "stamp by" date?
Thanks for any info.




Amy,

In my experience some foils do have a useful shelf life. I imagine different foils have different life expectancies. We have some that have remained useful for years (3-5) while other last months (15-24). I have noticed that metallics stay useful longer than pigments.


- Duncan -- The Campbell-Logan Bindery, Inc. Minneapolis, MN USA 612-332-1313 / 800-942-6224 http://www.campbell-logan.com

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