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Technical Specification

If you are a trade customer or professional designer and can submit Print Ready PDFs that follow this specification - then get in touch as we can supply your business cards, leaflets and other printing at trade prices:

  • Colour: CMYK
  • PDF Compatability: PDF/X-1a:2001
  • Bleed: 3mm from each edge
  • Safe area: 3mm from each edge
  • Fonts: Outlined/embedded
  • Crop Marks: No
  • CMYK Code for Rich Black backgrounds (excludes leaflets and brochures): C (40%), M (0%), Y (0%), K (100%) - avoid using 100% on all inks as it can lead to bleed through due to amount of ink used.
  • CMYK Code for Rich Black backgrounds (for leaflets and brochures): C (60%), M (0%), Y (0%), K (100%) - avoid using 100% on all inks as it can lead to bleed through due to amount of ink used.

Please note that all orders placed at the trade price will be sent directly to print without any checking. You will NOT receive a proof.

Important: All trade orders will be dispatched under plain cover so that your customer does not know who printed them.