[Kad Kahwin] 01. Kad Kahwin Custom Die Cut Artwork Specification

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Kad Kahwin Artwork Specification

DIE LINE PRECAUTION FOR CUSTOM DIE CUT

Cutting Edge Tolerance: + – 1mm

Below are mis-registration scenario that can be happen during the die-cut process when die line is not correctly placed, as + – 1mm cutting edge tolerance has to be taken into consideration.

Scenario 1: What happens when die line falls exactly on the artwork line

 

Scenario 2: What happens when die line is exactly on different colour background.

 

* Member is advised to revise artwork when these problems are detected.
* Printboxer shall not be held liable for any of defect in printing outcome due to artwork sent not correctly prepared as advised.

 

GAP BETWEEN MULTI-EDGES DIE LINE

How to define “Multi-Edges Die Line” – More than 5 cutting edges within 10mm.

 

ONLY ONE DIE LINE IS ALLOWED

 

CUSTOM DIE-CUT IS ONLY ALLOWED ON ONE SIDE OF 1FA FOLD

Minimum 20mm away from the creasing line.

FILE PREPARATION FOR CUSTOM DIE-CUT

Artwork without any optional finishing

Front
Page 1: Overview artwork (CMYK + Die Line)
Page 2: Printable artwork only (CMYK)
Page 3: Die Line only

Back
Page 1: Printable artwork only (CMYK)

 

ARTWORK

-Artwork is prepared in our Product Size Templates
-Background design expand to Full Bleed size
-Vital elements are within Safe Zone
-No crop mark are applied

FONTS

-No fonts of less than 4 pts
-Curve / Path / Create outline all fonts

DESIGN

-All images have been exported / converted : Background, design effects, photos, images to TIFF files (not including text / vector images)
-Never manipulate images in layout program
-Resolution : 300 dpi
-Color Mode : CMYK color mode

LINE WEIGHT

-No lines are less than 0.25pts
-Color : CMYK mode

MARKING & TRAPPING

-Never apply any crop mark or trapping onto the files.

FILE FORMAT

-PDF File Format
-Artwork is saved in required file format : Adobe acrobat Document (*.pdf)
-Resolution : 300 dpi
-Color Mode : CMYK color mode
-Total File Size (front and back design) : smaller than 20 MB

FINISHING

For full details of how to prepare your artwork for finishing such as
– Spot UV
– Hot Stamping
– Round Corner
Kindly refer to the General Guidelines at our website.