A matte, silk, satin or glossy finish can be applied to specific spots of the printed piece such as photographs or other graphic images.

Spot UV coating, like overall UV coating, is also rapidly dried and cured via ultraviolet light.

Print files must be prepared in advance to show the areas that will receive the coating.

For example, in the illustration below, the black indicates where a spot UV coating is to be applied on a printed sheet.

UV coating file preparation