Over Coat - What does over coat mean?
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 CoatingGo Back to Glossary