[Wobbler] 01. Wobbler Artwork Specification

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Wobbler Artwork Specification

GENERAL ARTWORK DIMENSION

Bleeding : 2mm from all sides of edges (Artwork Dimension)
Margin : 2mm from all sides of edges (Safe Zone)

Example: Wobbler size 89mm x 54mm, therefore

Bleeding Size : 93mm x 58mm
Actual Size : 89mm x 54mm
Safe Zone : 85mm x 50mm

Gluing Area

Fixed at center of the back side of the printing sheet, please use Excard template when preparing the artwork.

 

FILE FORMAT

Adobe Acrobat Document (*.pdf)
• Provide better printing quality

TIFF Image (*.tiff)
• Provide fairly good printing quality if the file is converted under certain specification
• Setback: Blurred text or vector images compare with pdf file format

JPEG Image (*.jpg / *.jpeg)
• Provide fairly good printing quality if the file is converted under certain specification
• Setback: Blurred text or vector images compare with pdf file format

 

STANDARD CHECKLIST

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

DESIGN

All images have been exported / converted to TIFF files
• Background, design effects, photos, images (not including text / vector images)

Never manipulate images in layout program
• Resolution: 300dpi
• Color Mode: CMYK

FONTS

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

MARKING & TRAPPING

• Do not apply any crop mark and trapping to your files, including box, bleeding marking, margin marking and custom die cut (Dotted line).

LINE WEIGHT

• No lines are less than 0.25pts

FILE FORMAT

 

FILE PREPARATION

Page Arrangement for Standard Wobbler in ONE PDF file
• Page 1: Overview artwork (CMYK + Die Line)

Page Arrangement for Custom Die Cut Wobbler in ONE PDF file
• Page 1: Overview artwork (CMYK + Die Line)

 

• Page 2: Printable artwork only (CMYK)

 

• Page 3: Die Line only

 

DIE LINE PRECAUTIONS

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.