What is this product ? And what can I use it for
Stickers are one of our most widely sold products and are very popular as promotion material. A sticker is comparable to a flyer, the difference is that you can stick it on almost any surface by removing the back part.Some of the stickers have a slit, which means they are even more easily removable from the underlying layer.
This product is used to / as:
Introduce people to your business
Promote discounts or events
Important note is that the stickers are fully transparent. Also the printed surface of transparent sticker will show a slight transparency. This means it will work perfectly on a bright background. But the print will not show on a dark background. Would you like a transparent sticker where the print is not transparent, please ask for a quotation.
What if I can’t find the product I am looking for?
While we offer a wide range of products on our website, you can ask for a quotation if you can’t find something. You can also request a quotation if your desired weight, size, quantity or material type is not listed on the website. Our team will get back to you within 1 working day with the requested quotation. However, it may take a little longer if the request is complex or requires extra work on the part of our team. We try to get back to our clients as soon as we can.
Which production techniques do you use?
For the production of your Standard stickers we use the following production technique(s):
Digital printing uses four colours (CMYK) with toners and inks to print digital files. This option is comparable to large home printer, and is cheaper than ‘litho’ printing for smaller quantities. This is because there are less starting costs, less components involved, and no ink drying time necessary.
Offset Lithography printing or Litho printing makes it possible to provide larger quantities at unbeatable prices. This technique creates images and text with wet ink and transferred to each paper sheet with aluminium and rubber plates. This method is more extensive than its 'digital’ counterpart because of the different printing materials that are used. Still, it is the most cost-effective option when you order bigger printed batches
Which carriers are used for the delivery?
For the delivery of your standard stickers we use multiple carriers. Because of the highest reliability, in most cases we use Startrack.
Are standard stickers fit for usage outside?
Not all types of stickers can be used outside. If you would like to use your stickers outside, we would recommend using PVC or transparent stickers. The lifetime of these stickers is affected by use outside. Other materials can only be used inside.
Which materials can I choose from?
Glossy stickers : These durable 90gsm glossy stickers are weather proof and can easilly be removed. Perfect for both indoor and outdoor promotions!
Transparent Stickers : Transparent stickers are perfect for window advertising in shops or cars. Suitable for both indoor and outdoor advertising. NOTE: We cannot print in white on transparent stickers!
Paper stickers : Stickers stickers with a shiny look and can be used for indoor purposes!
Writable stickers : Stickers are perfectly writable and can also be stamped. The stickers have a matt look and can be used for many purposes!
Printer friendly stickers : The 70 gsm stickers are easy to print. The stickers have a matt look and can be used almost everywhere
Can transparent stickers be printed with a white design?
No, transparent stickers can not be printed with a white design. All white parts in the design will be transparent within the design.
Add 3 mm bleed all around.
To allow slight cutting differences in production, always add a bleed of 3 mm bleed around all edges of your design. Make sure background images, colours, pictures and layouts extend into the bleed area to avoid leaving white lines as a result of cutting variations. Best to submit your file with printer's marks and crop marks.
Convert fonts to outlines or embed all the fonts.
Make sure you convert fonts to outlines or embed all the fonts when saving it to PDF.
Check your artwork on overprint.
Ensure no elements in your artwork are set on overprint. Unless you want this effect in your design. The degree of transparency in printing process depends on many factors like paper, ink and the printing method used.
Use color mode as CMYK .
Prepare all your files using CMYK color mode. Make sure the color mode is not set to RGB. If you are not sure of the colour mode of your file, we can always convert this for you. Its important to keep in mind this can cause the colours to change from the original artwork file.
Use the right values for full color black.
Use Rich Black (C:63% M:52% Y:51% K:100%) for larger areas and text to get a deep black color. Do not use this value for text smaller than 15 pt or plain text. This can only be used in full color printing. For designing black smaller texts use 100% black.
Resolution of over 300 dpi.
Make sure the resolution of the images and graphics in your artwork are over 300 dpi to make images look crisp.
Keep 4 mm safety margin all around.
Keep all images and text at least 4 mm inside from the edge of the finished size.
Lines should be at least 0.25 pt.
Lines should be at least 0.25 pt. Negative lines should be at least 0.5 pt.
Save your file(s) in non-editable, print-ready format.
Save your files in a non-editable, print-ready file formats (PDF , AI, EPS, JPG, PNG). Deliver your files in one layer: the background layer.
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Submission specifications for contour cutting.
Your design is required to have a contour cutline set up on a separate layer, and made from a spot color called "cutcontour" of only 100% Magenta in a PDF file. Your design should run 3mm outside the contour cut line (bleed), This is to ensure the design is cut without any white borders.