Printing Articles

There are a wide variety of technologies that are used to print. Digital printing has very less setup costs. Lithographic printing, on the other hand, has very large setup cost because of the engraved metal plates.

The A-series consists of a logical set of paper sizes that are defined by the ISO 216 standard. The largest size (A0) measures one square meter. The height-width ratio is constant (1 : 1.41) for all sizes.

GSM stands for Grams per Square Meter. It measures the quality of paper. The higher the GSM number, the heavier the paper. The most common papers are in 90 gsm, 95 gsm, 120 gsm, 170 gsm, 250 gsm, and 300 gsm.

Paper has a long history, beginning with the ancient Egyptians and continuing to the present day. For thousands of years, hand-made methods dominated. During the 19th century, paper production became industrialised. Originally intended purely for writing and printing purposes, a wide variety of paper grades and uses are now available to the consumer.

Flyers are also known as Leaflets and Pamphlets. Standard size is A4 and A5 size.

Poster are printed in multi color ink with size options of A0, A1, A2, A3 and A4 sizes. Posters are printed on 300 GSM art paper and digital vinyl.

Banner can be printed in various sizes with the option of printing your banner on flex, star flex, vinyl, eco vinyl material.

Standees also known as pop up banner and display banner stand. Star flex is used mainly for outdoor, digital vinyl is more thicker and better print resolution.

Bill books are printed in A4 and A5 size in both landscape and portrait format with 1 color & multi color printing.

Notepads are inexpensive marketing or gift items with relatively high usage value. You have the option to choose from spiral or wiro bound.

Certificates are printed at on 300 GSM art paper in multi color ink in A4 portrait and landscape orientation.

The envelopes are printed on 100 gsm premium paper. You also have option for custom size laminated, cloth envelope with and without window.

Letterheads are printed on 100 GSM premium paper or 100 gsm royal executive bond paper with multi color original graded ink printing for high quality life like prints.

ID cards are printed in multi color ink on high quality PVC material. Also, you have an option of going with lanyard strap.

Business visiting cards primarily include the logo or graphic identity of your organization, along with the name, contact details and information like your website and e-mail address.

Offset printing has simple basic principle which goes way back to centuries, the most typical way of printing the message on any medium - paper, cloth, bark, or sheet. It transfers the print ink from a plate also referred as PS plate to a offset machine rubber sheet and then at a blink of an eye it rolls the ink back to the paper, cardboard sheet, board or any medium on which you want your design to be printed.

Vinyl, also known as SAV (Self Adhesive Vinyl), is a fine material which comes with the adhesive sticker at the back and require due care at the time of installation. A normal or eco vinyl can not be directly pasted on the wall. As wall is not 100% smooth and has rough paint surface which will not hold on to the adhesive for long. After few months you will notice vinyl coming out of the edges.

Flex banner and vinyl banner are both banner media made of PVC with vinyl being self adhesive also referred as SAV (Self adhesive vinyl). Flex is generally used for a day or two.

The cost of printing magazine depends upon the size and quantity of magazines.

1. To find the weight (in kilograms) of a ream containing 500 sheets of a given size in inches and gram-weight.

There is no minimum number of circulations which you should print for the magazines. It depends upon number of subscribers of your magazines. Initially, number of subscribers to a magazine can be less thereby increasing the per unit cost of the magazine.

Flex printing and Vinyl printing are the most common used for banners for the events, exhibitions and conferences. Large banners of roads and highways are also called hoardings. Hoardings are large in size like 20 ft x 20 ft, 20 ft x 40 ft, and others.

Envelopes are widely used for different purposes. Many companies use them for official communication in standard size of 9.5'' x 4.5'' which is also referred to as cheque size envelopes. For brochures, newsletter, magazines and other A4 size documents, envelopes size used is 10'' x 12''.

Business cards are either printed through digital printing machines or offset printing machines.

These are special finishing you can apply to specific areas on your print to make it shinier. For example, you can apply the UV varnish to your logo, or some specific text to make it pop. The overall idea is to create a contrast between the paper stock being used and the extreme glossiness or vividness of the varnish.