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Electro-Plating of Holograms


I am interested in exactly what part electro-plating plays in the production of holograms. I will appreciate any assistance anyone can give me. Thank you. Marty Roscoe (Ms) Tanury Industries Lincoln, RI

Marty Roscoe
Tanury Industries - Lincoln, RI USA


The plates for embossing the holograms in the plastic foil are made by electroforming. There are several steps making such a plate:

1. Laser exposement of Glassplate coverde with resist

2. Forming a conductive layer on the resist

3. 1st electroforming step

4. Use the first electroforming foil as an master and make copies ( like in the CD-Business)

Hope this information helps you best regards Marcus

Marcus Hahn
- Sachseln,Switzerland

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