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  • Artwork with square & rectangle shape MUST require minimum 2mm radius edge (round corner)

    IMPORTANT NOTES FOR WASTE REMOVAL FINISHING

    Artwork Specification Label Sticker Artwork Specification

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    SAFE ZONE, BLEEDING, DIE LINE Example :

    * Die line must same with order size 2mm from all sides of die-cut edge Safe Zone 102mm x 96mm Full Bleed Size (must add 4mm from order size) 98mm x 92mm Actual Artwork Size *(Die Line)

    Input the artwork actual size at Ordering Page when you place order. Let’s say your artwork = 98mm x 92mm

    Example 1 Example 2

    2mm

    102mm

    96m m

    92m m

    98mm

    Safe Zone

    2mm

    2mm 2mm

    Die-line (Actual Artwork Size) Safe Zone Full Bleed

    Safe Zone

    2mm

    102mm

    96m m

    92m m

    98mm

    2mm

    2mm 2mm

  • File 1: File 2: File 3:

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    PREPARING FILE FOR LABEL STICKER WITH DIE LINE ARTWORK SPECIFICATION

    Artwork Specification Label Sticker Artwork Specification

    STEP 1

    STEP 2

    STEP 3

    Note: File 3: Die line in color: C:100, M:0, Y:100, K:0 File 2: Artwork to be printed only. File 1: Full artwork with artwork and die line for die cut.

    · Ensure die line is positioned accurately (as per File 1) to avoid mis-registration. · Die Line in JPEG file is NOT ALLOWED Combine and save into

    1 PDF file (3 pages)

    Upload your artwork to place order.

    Zip all PDF files together (In zip format)

    Can refer to this link how to ZIP file: How to zip multi files

    https://www.excard.com.my/PDF/help-tutorial/setting-how-to-multi-zip-files.pdf

  • DIE LINE PRECAUTIONS

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    Scenario 2 :

    When die line is exactly on artwork line, the result is, die cut may not alignaccurately during the die-cut process.

    Min 2mm

    OR

    Below are mis-registration scenario that can be happen during the die-cut process when die lines is not correctly placed, as + -1mm cutting edge tolerance has to be taken into consideration.

    Cutting Edge Tolerance: + -1mm

    Scenario 1 :

    Solution: Allow min. 2mm between artwork line and die-cut line.

    What happens when die line is exactly on different colour background.

    What happens when die line falls exactly on the artwork line.

    When the artwork is prepared with the die line as shown below, the final outcome may look like the picture shown on the right.

    Solution : (a) Fill the background with White OR (b) Fill the background with Red

    * Member is advised to revise artwork when these problem are detected. * Excard shall not be held liable for any of defect in printing outcome due to artwork sent not correctly prepared as advised.

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    1 COLOUR LABEL STICKER Artwork with toning from 10% - 100% is allowed for 1 colour label sticker. For example:

    GAP BETWEEN MULTI-EDGES DIE LINE How to define “Multi-Edges Die Line” - More than 5 cutting edges within 10mm.

    10mm

    10mm

    10mm

    10mm

    Shown below is the correct and incorrect multi-edge die-line edges:

    Cyan Artwork With Toning

    Cyan 100%

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    WHITE COLOR PRINTING

    White color is only available for OPP and not available for other stickers. Printed stickers will show white color due to sticker surface color are white (MKPS, PRPS, PPNG and SYPR).

    Yet for Transparent OPP sticker , since it is transparent, so printing without white ink will be see through if paste on colored surface.

    Baby Shampoo

    - It’s Shower Time -

    500ml

    Gentle Cleaning for Hand & Body

    Paste on yellow colored surface Wording area will be see through due to printing skip on white color area

    For order with 4C + White Page 1: Overview artwork (Printable artwork and Dieline) Page 2: White artwork with Process Black Colour (K100) - rename to “White” Page 3: Printable artwork only (CMYK) Page 4: Dieline only

    Finishing Cut To Size Page 1: White artwork with Process Black Colour (K100) - rename to “White” Page 2: Printing artwork

    For order with White (1C) Page 1: Overview artwork (White artwork and Dieline) Page 2: White artwork with Process Black Colour (K100) - rename to “White” Page 3: Dieline only

    Baby Shampoo

    - It’s Shower Time -

    500ml

    Gentle Cleaning for Hand & Body

    Printed OPP Sticker with White Ink

    Baby Shampoo

    - It’s Shower Time -

    500ml

    Gentle Cleaning for Hand & Body

    Wording area will be printed as white color *white ink printing might be not solid

    Actual Artwork Printed OPP Sticker without White Ink

    ARTWORK PREPARATION FOR OPP WITH WHITE INK

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    -Fill the artwork with black (K100) to indicate the area for white base.

    -Rename colour to precisely “ White” to indicate the area of white base instead “WHITE” or “white” *Excard will not held responsibility on any wrong white spot colour naming error. . (eg. “WHITE” or “white” or “White(space)” )

    -Only use Adobe Illustrator to prepare the white base artwork. -JPEG file format or JPEG save in PDF format is not allowed while prepare white based artwork. -White based artwork must prepare in VECTOR

    Rename the color swatch name by using Adobe Illustrator

    IMPORTANT NOTES IN PREPARING WHITE BASE ARTWORK

    Fill colour with K100 STEP 1 Windows > Swatches > Swatches optionSTEP 2 Click here to find “swatches option”

    Rename colour to precisely “White”

    At swatch option choose color mode to “Spot Color” and rename the swatch name to “White”

    Double confirm by checking the artwork is filled with K100 with “White” swatch name.

    STEP 4STEP 3

    - “W” must in CAPITAL LETTER - Make sure no space after “e”

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    Artwork Dimension ( Refer to diagram)

    Please refer to the diagram below for the artwork dimension. For example, A4 size:

    297mm

    10mm

    210mm

    1.5mm bleeding for artwork Die cutting size for artwork 2mm safe zone for artwork

    * Order size minus 20mm. Example : Width: 210mm - 20mm = 190mm ; Height : 297mm - 20mm = 277mm So total size for safe zone is = 190mm x 277mm

    10mm safe zone for cut to size sticker

    Sticker product size * The gap between 2 trim lines must at least 3mm

    MULTIPLE DIE LINE LABEL STICKER

    Noted:

    3mm gap between 2 ups

    10 m

    m

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    10mm

    MULTIPLE DIE LINE LABEL STICKER ARTWORK FILE PREPARATION METHOD

    Page 1 : CMYK Printing + Die Line

    ABC ABC

    ABC

    ABC

    ABC

    ABC

    ABC ABC

    A B

    C A

    B C

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    10mm

    Page 2 : CMYK Printing

    ABC ABC

    ABC

    ABC

    ABC

    ABC

    ABC ABC

    A B

    C A

    B C

    MULTIPLE DIE LINE LABEL STICKER ARTWORK FILE PREPARATION METHOD

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    10mm

    Page 3 : Die Line

    MULTIPLE DIE LINE LABEL STICKER ARTWORK FILE PREPARATION METHOD

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