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Gerber foils are tested and included in the various color palettes provided with Omega including PMS color matching. Certain internal technical settings are provided as well. The result is that one gets more reliable results when printing than with aftermarket foils such as Duracoat or ZeroNine. The trade off is price with Gerber foils typically costing 50% to 100% more.
Aftermarket foils fill a need for more economical foils for everyday work where the highest standards aren't needed. In my experience they work acceptably well almost all the time. When they don't, switching to the closest Gerber color fixes the problem.
Gerber foils are definitely the best.
If you take a little Isopropyl alcohol and rub it on the print it won't come off. With the original Zero 9 foils the ink would come off.
The Zero 9 Nex-Gen foils are much better and more resistant. I never cared for the Duracoat foils with the flimsy plastic...