Common printing folds

We have free layout templates available for all the different folds below. Contact us and explain what you need. i.e., Size and type of fold. Half Fold: Is folded in half. Tri Fold: A fold where a three-panel piece has both side sections folded inward, one on top [...]

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How to setup a multicoloured foil project?

With multicoloured foil, you can turn a wide range of CMYK colours, into multicoloured foils. Our multicoloured foil uses a special processed foil system that is applied under the four colour printing process to create an array of foil colours. It's simple, affordable, and makes your prints stand out from the crowd. For a multicoloured foil job, [...]

By |2016-10-16T18:22:14-07:00April 1st, 2015||0 Comments

How to setup a foil project?

We offer 3 types of foil, silver, copper and gold. Each order can only have one type of foil. You can't order a foil job with gold foil on the front and silver foil on the back. Foil mask files are set up just like our spot UV mask files. The file can only be [...]

By |2016-12-09T21:57:47-08:00April 1st, 2015||0 Comments

How to setup a spot UV project?

When creating a spot UV job, You must include a spot UV pdf along with the regular full colour pdf. The spot UV pdf is used to show where the UV will be placed. The CMYK pdf and the spot UV must be separate files. Normal CMYK file [...]

By |2016-10-16T18:22:14-07:00April 1st, 2015||0 Comments

What does UV or UV coating mean?

UV coating is a liquid coating applied to the printed piece, which is then bonded and cured with ultraviolet light. This coating is used to provide a protective coating and high gloss to the printed image. Please note that you CAN NOT write or imprint on UV coated jobs.

By |2016-10-16T18:22:19-07:00March 23rd, 2015||0 Comments

What does lamination mean?

The process of applying a film, often plastic or polymer, to either one or both sides of a printed sheet. Lamination adds a gloss or silk finish to a printed product and provides durability, water resistance and tear resistance. Gloss Lamination A high gloss film applied to one or both sides of a print product. [...]

By |2015-04-04T16:28:28-07:00March 23rd, 2015||0 Comments

What does foil or foiling mean?

The application of metallic gold or silver foil on paper using a heated die. The foil is adhered to the surface leaving the design of the die on the paper. Our foil stamp printing adds a custom touch to your printed product by applying a thin film of metal to paper that creates a high [...]

By |2015-04-04T16:29:31-07:00March 23rd, 2015||0 Comments

What does finishing mean?

Finishing refers to operations to a document after it has been printed. The finishing operations could include bindery work such as, folding, trimming, binding, die cutting, inserting or any post press process that must be completed.

By |2015-04-04T16:30:17-07:00March 23rd, 2015||0 Comments

What does CMYK mean?

The primary colours used in 4-colour printing. CMYK are used to reproduce full colour on the printed sheet. CMYK is also called PROCESS COLOUR C: Cyan (Blue) M: Magenta (Red) Y: Yellow K: Key (Black)

By |2015-03-23T13:07:23-07:00March 23rd, 2015||0 Comments
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