8x5 Blockit Hot foil printing machine Basic + hot foil starter kit

Product no.: 1b 8x5 sk

Assembled to order

Old price £1,799.00

Available delivery methods: UK Mainland standard shipping rates only, EU Standard shipping rate


8X5 BlockiT hot foil printing machine + hot foil starter kit package 


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Comes in Black or Blue

The 8x5 Blockit hot foil printing machine dispatch in 3-7 working days

8x5 printing platen accessories

*1x 8x5 Universal printing plate chase for mounting 6.35mm  Magnesium plates,metal backed photopolymer letterpress printing plate chase and Letterpress type (printing plates not included)

*1x Sliding platen.(34cmx30cm) with registration markers

*1x Bottom lay bar 2mm (for registration of the work piece).

*1x Bottom lay bar 8mm (for registration of the work piece).

   *1x Side stop rule (for registration of the work piece).

*1x Letterpresstype, Magnesium and metal backed plate chase with handle

*2x 6.35mm Magnesuim plate dog cilps (holds the 6.35mm magnesium or brass plate in place on the chase).








Hot foil Starter kit

6x mixed coloured blocking foils will be made up from the colours below

(various colours and widths  20cm,15cm,10cm depending on stock and availablity)

Gold foil, Silver foil, Blue foil ,Red foil, Black foil, Magenta foil, Green foil


Make ready boards

2x presspahn






Above example of the set up on the 8x5 Heater platen with 2x magnesium plates attached 1x 90mm diameter 1x 35 x90mm x  6.35mm, Printed onto A5 card (printing plates not included)

Key Features:

All metalwork manufactured in the UK to high tolerance, profiles made from mild steel with Stainless steel link rods, twin Toggle action mechanism for even and consistent pressure, Oilite self lubricating bearing, comes with state of the art Digital temperature controller for consistent temperature with a low 450 wattage heater which makes it cheaper to operate. (eco friendly)

Warranty: Metalwork 2 Years Back to base warranty on Parts and Labour

Warranty: Heater and Solid State Relay warrenty 3 Months only

Warranty Excludes General ware and tier on oilite bearings and moving parts,


The 8x5 Digital compact  has been designed for maximum durability and safety with continuous heavy-duty usage that is needed for Hot foil Printing, Stamping, Blocking industry,  Including Embossing cards, Letterheads, Business Cards, Pens, Pencils and most promotional items, Art & Craft etc.

The following printing plate can me used on the 8x5:

(1) Magnesium printing plates recommened ideal for complicated artwork, (maxmium printing plate sizes 8"x5" 20cmx15cm) you will need to send the artwork to your local acid etchers to get the plates made)

(2)Letterpress metal type pre-made letters, spacers and quads which is preassembled in a type chase

(3) Easycut hot foil printing plates (maxmium sizes10cmx10cm)

The 8x5 with strater kit Package Contents:



Print area-20x12.5 cm

Twin Toggle action assembly

Digital-temperature controller-

Solid State Relay

450 watt micro heater

Machine Weight ....28kg   


Construction- Stainless Steel, Mild Steel, Aluminium, black hammer finished paint work.

Mains Voltage 240v AC (110 Volts available).  Please contact us for more details.


Stanard packaging Cardboard box with wooden base, Weight...36kg 

Comes with a full after sales technical support service from the UK

Instruction manual: list of suppliers for, Pens-Pencils-Bookmarks-Key Fobs-Fils-Presspahn-etc Including a 1 day  training session at our premises if needed! This gives you all the hints and tips on how to use the hot foil printing machine.

PLEASE NOTE: Dispatch is 3-7 working Days on this product.

Compare the specification of the 4x3 and 8x5 blockit toggle action slant bed hot foil printing machine to make sure you get the right machine for your applications any Q’s please contact us!! 



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