Types of embossing


Various kinds of embossing produce different results, alignments, and other kinds of image impressions. They can also include other press processes such as foil stamping or involve the use of heat and pressure.

Alternative labels

kinds of embossing
sorts of embossing
varieties of embossing
categories of embossing
type of embossing

Skill type


Skill reusability level


Relationships with occupations

Essential knowledge

Types of embossing is an essential knowledge of the following occupations:

Paper embosing press operator: Paper embossing press operators use a press to raise or recess certain areas of the medium, so as to create relief on the print. Two matching engraved dies are placed around the paper and pressure is applied to change the surface of the material.

Optional knowledge

Types of embossing is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this knowledge may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.




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Last updated on September 20, 2022