Requirements for pre-print production digital data:
1. DATA CARRIERS
Data can be supplied on: CD, DV, USB flash disc.
Files up to 15MB can be sent to:
joza(at)grafobal.cz , trosterova(at)grafobal.cz, kunst(at)grafobal.cz
Larger data files can be sent via www.uschovna.cz
2. BEST DATA FORMATS
- AI - Adobe Illustrator ( version CC 2014, or lower),
- CDR - Corel Draw max. version X6,
IF NOT POSSIBLE, THEN PLEASE SUPPLY
- PDF - for printing (with high 'print' resolution),
- ArtPro,EPS, or PS. - files must be COMPOSITE (not separated), graphic files with defined colour scheme (max. 6 colours), attach PDF or JPG file for checking graphics).
3. COLOUR SCHEME
All objects must be in the CMYK colour spectrum, or in Pantone and must only include colours that will be printed.
Maximum number of colours - 6.
Colour scheme must be noted in description below graphic design.
Resolution: 300 dpi or higher. We use raster density 175 lpi/70 lpc.
It is necessary to convert all text into vectors. Min. size 5 points positive text, 6 points bold negative text.
Min. line width 0.15 mm pos. and 0.2 mm neg. Min. EAN code size 80% (when possible).
Ideally supply a 2nd file with live text and corresponding fonts, which will be installed onto our computers.
It is important to set the graphic design into correct dimensions and it is important to request a digital outline of the die.
Text and text elements must be placed at least 2 mm from trimm. Overprint is set by us to 0.1 mm.
Material for folding boxes production:
We use coated cardboard.
Increase in print pixels during offset printing is standard.
Macintosh or PC and rellevant software:
Pre-print technology and preparation of printing plates COMPUTER TO PLATE with resolution 2 540 dpi.