Wobbler – Artwork Specification

Wobbler – Artwork Specification

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 our 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.

* Customer is advised to revise artwork when these problems are detected.

* Expressprint 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.