Printing specifications

 

To deliver the best printing result, we ask that you ensure the best possible quality of the documents to be printed and to always enclose an image preview – including all important information on positioning, colours and data delivery. Vectorised templates (EPS, AI, PDF, SVG files) are required for an exact and sharp print image.

TIFF, JPG or EPS files are the formats for four-colour halftone printing, foil transfer printing or digital printing. They provide the best print image in a minimum resolution of 600 x 1,200 dpi. Please always supply the data set for halftone images. This way, corrections can be made quickly and reliably. Please always convert the fonts into curves/paths. A minimum line width of 0.1 mm (10 pixels) is mandatory for producing a printed image with a flawless quality.

 

SCREEN PRINTING
If you supply a screen print film, please make sure that the registration marks are correct and that you have set the film to 1:1. If the sent-in films are not structured accordingly, we must correct them. This will incur an additional fee.

 

PAD PRINTING
For pad printing, only pads produced by us with a special screen can be used. We do require vectorised files from you.

 

PRINT COLOURS
When printing on objects, we need exact details of the print colours (see list of our standard print colours below).

For some coloured, transparent and frosted writing instruments, we recommend a preprint with a white background (i.e. an additional colour first) to ensure the best printing results.

Print colours according to which uma can print:
- Pantone Coated (PMS C)
- HKS K
- RAL
- gradations from black in steps of 10% (e.g. 80% black)

uma is able to run the following applications:
- Adobe Photoshop
- Adobe Illustrator
- Adobe InDesign

 

MEDIA FOR DATA TRANSFER
- Email (repro (at) uma-pen.com)

For security reasons and for questions we may have, we ask that you state your company name, telephone number and order number when transferring data.

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