Over Coat - What does over coat mean?
Definition of OVER COAT:
This entry has two definitions:
A type of coating; a clear film that is applied to the top surface of a face material before or after it has been printed to create a protective coating. An over coat is designed to protect the face material (and print) of a label from being damaged by environmental factors such as abrasion, light, chemicals, and moisture.
Also Known As: Protective Coat
A method of coating; over coating is when a coat is applied to the full surface of a face material or substrate, leaving no part of the surface exposed.
Also Known As: Flood Coating
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Label Planet (2020) What does over coat mean? | Over Coat Definition. Available at: https://www.labelplanet.co.uk/glossary/over-coat/ (Accessed: January 1, 2023).