Descriptions and illustrations of the two methods:

 

1. Thermo transfer printing:

 Thermo transfer printing is for smaller and not as complicated jobs and only in one colour, either black, blue (Pantone Process Blue C), red (Pantone 186 C), or green (Pantone Green C) all with a little metallic look, as they are printed on aluminium. The size of the foil can bee either 26 x 68 mm or 50 x 50 mm. The printing can be done on both sides of the foil. The method does not include use of screens.

 

Using thermo transfer printing a file is created, which contain the wanted text or logo. After this a thermo transfer printer transfer the contents of the file to the aluminium foil by help of a heat resistant transfer foil in the wanted colour. The material/logo must be in PC format.         

 

The text or/and the logo must be as short as possible, as the foil for each condom is not rather big, and with a short text the letters can be bigger and more clearly. The text or the logo cannot be placed in the middle of the foil on all the condoms, but it will be repeated as often, as it will be readable on every single condom. 

Why and how to produce condoms for advertising?

 

Last news: Now also advertising condoms with QR-code.

 

An advertising condom is a condom with a text or a logo printed on the aluminium foil, in which the condoms are sealed. Such a condom will always have a big attention to the person to whom it is given, not only because of the text or logo, but especially because it is a condom.

 

To day we are using two methods of printing on the aluminium foil, in which the condoms are sealed.

Examples of thermo transfer printing of aluminium foil.

On the top: 50 x 50 mm.  -  at the bottum: 26 x 68 mm.

Red printing

Blue printing

Green printing

The shown colours for a thermo transfer print. The colours can change a lot, depending of the screen, and will always have a little metallic look, as they are printed on aluminium,

Block printing:

 

Block printing is for bigger and more complicated jobs, and all the colours in the Pantone formula can be used, all with a little metallic look, as they are printed on aluminium. The size of the foil can bee either 26 x 68 mm or 50 x 50 mm. The printing can be done on both sides of the foil. For the size 26 x 68 mm in two rounds, and for 50 x 50 mm in one round, why 50 x 50 mm will be cheaper if printing is wanted on both sides. In block printing up to 3 colours can be used. The method does not include use of screens. For the size 26 x 68 mm it is possible to print all over, but for size 50 x 50 mm. there will be a border of 2 mm. on one side.

 

By block printing a block must be used for every colour. The material for the production of the block must be in PC format.

 

The text or/and the logo must be as short as possible, as the foil for each condom is not rather big, and with a short text the letters can be bigger and more clearly. The text or the logo cannot be placed in the middle of the foil on all the condoms, but it will be repeated as often, as it will be readable on every single condom. 

Exsamples of block printing  - 1 in black and 3 in colours.

On the top: 50 x 50 mm.  -  at the bottum: 26 x 68 mm.

The production of aluminium foil by thermo transfer printing.

The production of aluminium foil by block printing.

Advertising printing on foil for condoms and special packet the price will always depend of the idea, but also of the legislation for condoms, which strictly must follow the Council Directive 93/42/EEC concerning medical devices ISO 4074:2002. Therefore we cannot give generally guidelines and prices, but if you contact us with your idea, we can give you a non-commit tally suggestion to a solution of the job, because we know what we are talking about.