General Branding Information
Please note when submitting artwork:
- Files should be sent in the following formats: - EPS - Tiff, JPG:
- minimum resolution 1200 dpi for line work (drawings), and 300 dpi for grey scale and raster work (photos)
- PDF format (highest quality) without compression
- We can not process designs with a resolution of 72 dpi or lower!
- Programs to be used: - Corel Draw, Freehand, Adobe - We advise you always to supply fonts together with the design, or to convert the text in to outlines (letter contours).
- Supply of films or original artwork for photographic reproduction: Films for pad printing, wrong reading positive, maximum raster 40 (102 lpi) Films for silk-screen, right reading positive, raster on request.
- For laser engraving only digital files should be supplied. Please supply original artwork for photographic reproduction as large as possible, of good quality, in black and white on max. A4.
- When files intended for multi-colour precision printing/full colour work, contact PerKal The correct supply of films or files has a major impact on delivery time + Price! Fixed studio costs are calculated on the basis of a maximum of half an hour’s work.
- We will charge for any extra time by the quarter of an hour.
- Printed colours may differ because of the back ground colour of the product. Ink adhesion may not be good on all metal products.
- When printing lighter colours, repeated printing is often necessary. If this is the case, a surcharge of 50% applies.
- Colour coverage is not 100% on coarser textiles. Transfer printing is then preferred.
- Rounded products have a limited printable surface.
- Not all Caps admit printing on front surfaces. Embroidery is a good alternative.
We advise you to consult our Perkal on any of these matters that aren't so clear to to you and a Consultant will gladly "shed some light"
The maximum delivery time for printed articles is 7 working days after approval. Shorter delivery times are possible on request, but a surcharge will be applied. PerKal. works on the assumption that all supplied artwork is copyright-free, and can therefore be used in the form that the files are supplied in.