The total quantity of pieces printed during one printing.
The size of a printed product after printing and trimming but before any finishing operations that affect its size, such as folding.
The size of a printed product after all production operations have been completed.
Kind such as Business Cards, Banner, Flyer, etc
Also called cover stock. Mostly heavyweight papers are called cards stock. The thickness of card stock is indicated with point sizes such as 14pt, 16pt. Some people will also refer to 100lb gloss cover as a card stock.
The mixture of clay materials that are applied to paper to improve the smoothness of the paper's surface and improve ink holdout during the printing process. Examples are Aqueous coating (AQ) and UV coating. UV coating adds a gloss finish to the product and also improves the vibrancy of the printed colors. Spot-UV can be applied to selected portions of the piece, while keeping the rest a matte finish.
Drilling of holes through a stack of paper. We use hole punching if a customer wants to have that on any printed piece. Applicable & popular sizes are 1/8" & 5/16". We can provide a different size, other than above mentioned, upon request.
Creating a series of holes so that the paper can be torn more easily along the line that is formed. Postage stamps and tear-off cards are common products that require perforation.
Using a machine to die cut the corners of forms, cards and books to create a rounded corner.
A crease applied, in a straight line, to a sheet of paper to allow it to fold easier and more accurately.
Based on our equipment we score any sizes between:
3" x 4" (min) to 11" x 17" (max)
on 100lb book and 14pt stock.
Score in half, is the most popular.