- Things You Should Know
- File Prep
- Print Specs
Print as few as 10 business cards on 18 point coated one side card stock that has a coated side and an uncoated matte reverse side that can be written on.
Many clients like this C1S (coated one side) card stock for appointment cards, frequent buyer cards and business cards as the uncoated side can be written on with pens, pencils and even rubber stamped without smudging.
This printing option is also great for printing multiple names and version of cards as you can order up to 10 different versions of cards on the same order.
Enhance and elevate your business cards with corner rounding, or add hole drilling and voila, you've turned your business cards into hang tags! How's that for multi-tasking?
Clubcard prints these business cards using our digital printing press for small quantity and rush business card printing.
Many people print a small batch of cards on this stock as we print them super quick while they wait for their offset business cards to be printed.
Custom sized business cards are available: We can trim this stock as small as 2". For a custom size, please order a size that will accommodate your custom size, upload your art at the custom size and indicate this size in your order notes.
Can I Get A Color Proof For 18pt Coated 1 Side Cards?
If you are concerned about color, be sure to request a printed proof for this product. This gives you a chance to see how the colors and finish turns out before we print your project.
Will Gradients Show Banding On 18pt Coated 1 Side Cards?
Sometimes gradients aren't as smooth in print as they are on screen. Request a printed proof when placing your order so you can see first hand how it will turn out prior to production.
Is There Color Variation On Solid Blue?
For great blue results, we recommend a 30% difference between your Cyan and Magenta levels to ensure a nice rich dark blue, rather than purple.
Can 18pt Coated 1 Side Cards Have Frayed edges?
It is common to see "frayed / rough edges" on uncoated stocks, especially with ink coverage that extends to the edge of the cards. When a stock is not coated the fibers can break loose when trimmed. Choosing a coated or laminated card will help avoid this issue.
What Is The Difference Between Digital Toner And Offset Ink?
As with all digital printing, we use a dry polymer based toner, which sits on top of the stock instead of soaking into the stock like a traditional ink. So using full/heavy coverage will cause the stock to look slightly shinny and will give a similar appear to a coated stock. We recommend the uncoated stock for artwork that uses minimal ink coverage and allow the stock to show through. If using solid fills and heavy coverage, the C2S is probably going to be a better option.
Bleeds: all files must have a 1/8" bleed on each side
Live Area: keep all critical text and artwork 1/8" inside the trim
Colors: supply your files in CMYK color (Pantone/RGB colors will be converted or rejected)
Resolution: 300 dpi minimum (400 dpi preferred)
Fonts: fonts must converted to curves/outlines (we do not accept fonts).
Transparencies: flatten all transparencies
Types Of Files We Accept: MAC & PC files from Photoshop (PSD), Illustrator (EPS or AI), CorelDraw (CDR or EPS), Adobe Acrobat PDF, TIFF or JPEG.
|Trim Size||File Size||Template|
|Square Card||2" x 2"||2.25" x 2.25"||DOWNLOAD|
|Square Card||2.5" x 2.5"||2.75" x 2.75"||DOWNLOAD|
|Name Card||3.5" x 1.5"||3.75" x 1.75"||DOWNLOAD|
|Name Card||3.5" x 1.75"||3.75" x 2"||DOWNLOAD|
|Business Card||3.5" x 2"||3.75" x 2.25"||DOWNLOAD|
Digital Printing using dry electrostatic transfer system
18pt gloss coated one side cover, 30% post-consumer waste (324gsm or 119lb)
Full Color Both Sides (4/4) or Full Color One Side (4/0), using PxP-EQ toner