Metallic Colour Printing

Metal FX ® Art

New Vision is amoung the few printers in the UK licenced to use Metal FX technology.

The MFX® system will enable you to create eye catching designs by enabling you to integrate metallic colours into photographs and create unlimited metallic colours. Ever wanted to have Gold, Silver and a Bronze on the same job, but never had the budget to use more than one metallic colour? Well now with MFX® you can have all 3 and 612 others as well, just by using the MFX® system.

With this technology we can incorporate an array of metallic colours.

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PRICE LIST - Full colour both sides with MetalFX on 350gsm silk coated board
QTY 85x54mm A6 160x160mm
50 £102 £112 £146
100 £108 £128 £192
200 £120 £148 £284
500 £130 £302 £772
1000 £248 £458 £1400

prices exclude VAT & Carriage

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"I simply adored the first range of MetalFX® Art, and believe that the technique will add infinite dimension to work by many of today's leading figures in the world of art."

Valarie Singleton
Television presenter and photographer


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"MetalFX ® Art shines out as something new and different, unlike anything I ve seen in the art world. I am sure art collectors will love it as much as i did"

Tony Hart
Television presenter and photographer


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"Innovation and quality are the matchwords for success. MetalFX ® has all the ingredients to achieve big bigs and I hope it goes from strength to strength"

Sir Richard Branson
Chairman of the Virgin Group of companies


Technical Process

Metal FX ®

Metal FX® is a process which allows any number of metallic colours to be incorporated in to a conventional CMYK print job. An ultra opaque fast drying silver is applied in various tints in the areas to be metallisized and tints of CMYK inks are applied on top to produce the metallics. The eye-catching effects that can be achieved are possible without the excessive extra cost normally associated with process plus spot colour print.

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This is achieved with just one pass through the press.

The first stage of the process is to print a base of opaque Metal FX® Metallic Silver ink.

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Then the CMYK element of the image is printed over the top.


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NB. The Metal FX® process is most effective on Gloss Art Paper. Whilst good results can also be achieved on Matt Art (Business Cards) or (Handouts) the results are less predictable. There are currently no economical ways of proofing Metal FX®.
We would always recommend a small print run to ‘prove’ the artwork before a large Metal FX® job is printed.
optimised CMYK printing
Spot color pantone metallics