Embossing Artwork Specification

Embossing Artwork Specification

Embossing Artwork Specification

Part A : Limitation Checklist

General (Precaution)

  • Embossing is NOT ALLOWED to apply on gluing area.
  • Embossing must NOT overlap with Silkscreen Spot UV artwork.
  • Vital elements (text, images, logo, etc) must be kept within the safe zone.
  • Embossing is apply, at least 3mm from the creasing line.
  • Embossing is NOT ALLOWED to do in JPEG (Must in vector).

Font

  • Font size cannot less than 11.0 points (based on Arial font type size) include wording inside small logo.
  • Font size that is less than 11.0 points (based on Arial font type size), the word(s) will be embossed as a whole instead of individual letter.
  • Do not use font type with sharp end edge.

Line

  • Line thickness must or more than 1.0 point.
  • Gap between Embossing lines cannot less than 2.0mm.
  • Outline of table is not allowed to apply (Miss-registration is more noticeable).

Dot

  • Dot thickness cannot less than 2.0 point.
  • Gap between Embossing dots cannot less than 1.0mm.
  • Dot artwork may also including small symbol and character, example Comma (,), Full Stop(.), Colon (:), Semi Colon (;), Apostophes (‘), Quotation Marks (“), and etc.
  • Symbol and character as mentioned above which create using Font (Arial font type), the font size cannot less than 20 points.

Misregistration

  • Registration accuracy of Embossing is ± 0.5 mm. For products with Emboss finishing, customer may not reject order if Emboss defects affect only 2% or below of the printed quantity per order.

Part B : Artwork preparation

  • Embossing artwork can be a vector graphic(vector) , text , shape or solid color.
  • Embossing artwork must prepare in 100% PROCESS CYAN color and NO TONING is allowed.
  • Emboss artwork must be accurately aligned with the printing artwork. Please double check to ensure the Emboss artwork position is at its Emboss artwork page.
  • Artwork is saved in latest format of Adobe Acrobat Document (.pdf)
  • PDF file must prepare for Embossing artwork :
    Page 1 : Printable artwork only
    Page 2 : Artwork of image to be Embossed

Example

Page 1 : Printable artwork only

Example

Page 2 : Artwork of image to be Embossed

Part C : Example of Artwork Limitation

  • Embossing not allow to pass through creasing line.

Example

Further Explaination for not allow Emboss pass through creasing line

  • For creasing away from Embossing, no tendency of cracking will occur on the paper material.
  • For creasing press against Embossing, paper material may cracked
  • Emboss line limitation:
    Gap between Embossing lines cannot less than 2mm.
    Embossing is apply, at least 3mm from the creasing line.

Example