What is the difference between Matte, Smooth Matte Laminate and Silk Matte?

Smooth Matte Laminate and Silk Matte are both laminate coatings. Matte is a standard liquid coating (varnish). 

Matte coating is a very subtle understated finish. It does not have any glossy shine – with a very soft glow or lustre. It is smooth the touch and can be written on; however, we suggest to give it a little time to dry before touching the ink so it does not smudge. 

Smooth Matte Laminate and Silk Matte are premium coatings. Silk Matte Laminate has a silky suede-like feeling, and adds an extra layer of durability and strength to the card – also making it feel thicker. Smooth Matte Laminate has a smoother and less rubbery texture. 

  Print Process Stock Additional Details

Matte

Offset 16pt  

Smooth Matte Laminate

Offset 16pt Available with optional Spot UV

Silk Matte

Offset

Digital

16pt

16pt, 20pt, 24pt

 

 

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