- For standard sizes allow a minimum of 1/2" grip at the "bottom" of the template which is the edge of the sheet closest to the back panel of the envelope. Guide on either the left or right side flap.
- For the small open end catalog/policy sizes allow a minimum 1/2" grip on the left or right side panel edge of the template. Guide on either the seal flap "top" or end flap "bottom."
- For large open end catalog sizes allow a minimum of 1/2" grip at the end flap "bottom" of the template. Guide on either the left or right panel.
- For large open side booklet sizes allow a minimum of 1/2" grip at either the left or right side seam. Guide on the seal flap "top".
Best stock weight for letterpress die cutting is 70# or 80# text with a caliper of approximately .005 to .0068 for standard sizes and up to .0085 for open-end catalogs and large open-side booklets.
One-up sheets need to be cut straight, square and to the same size.
Follow the grain direction requirements as shown on the layout template. Grain wrong setup charges will apply.
An over run for setup and waste is required. The minimum is 300 or 10%, whichever is greater of the finished count. For open-side booklets and open-end catalogs allow a minimum of 400 or 10%.
Full outside or inside ink coverage REQUIRES NO INK OR VARNISH IN GLUE AND GUM AREAS. Adhesion is NOT GUARANTEED if ink or varnish is printed in these areas.
The characteristics of certain stocks and/or inks may result in scuffing or cracking.
Provide a blue line proof, rule-up or previous sample with your order and instructions.