Artwork Specifications

Our pre-press, design and art department is equipped to process all the pre-press requirements for Pad Printing.

From proof to final print, correct artwork is a key factor to ensure a successful project.

Low resolution artwork can be re-drawn or converted to the correct format for hot stamping and pad printing.


Artwork Specifications

All artwork to be prepared as a 300dpi vector file PDF


All artwork to be supplied as a 300dpi vector file PDF


Illustrator CS6 with all fonts set to outlines.

Colours must be saved as spot colour or CMYK (not RGB)

CMYK: Great for printing – CMYK stands for Cyan, Magenta, Yellow and Black.
RGB: NOT SUITABLE FOR PRINTING – RGB stands for Red, Green and Blue and is used on computer monitors, the web and television screens.
Vector file: An image drawn in illustrator
Outlines:  A font is converted into a graphic element


We can also provide screened film positives, suitable for Pad Printing.

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