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You can supply artwork electronically for your disc label, however, we will need to make a copy of the CDr that you supply and then have film for the disc label output, prior to sending the job to the factory.
Yes, this template has been provided to us by the factory and all of the marks are neccessary. There needs to be a centre cross, the 4 "2mm dots" as well as the 4 outside registration marks. Don't forget to remove all other key lines.
The template clearly shows where you can print. The maximum print area diam. is 116mm and there is a stacking ring where NO Print is allowed, between 36mm and 33mm diam.
For all new orders we will take care of the films needed for printing the discs.
However, if you wish to supply films, they must be supplied as "Right Reading - Emulsion side UP". Each film must be clearly marked with the PMS colour that is required. If supplying films for 4 colour process (CMYK) print, the films still need to be supplied as "Right Reading - Emulsion Side Up" and clearly marked. Don't forget to observe the correct screen angles when ordering film output. Follow the link below for more details.
Printing onto the silver of the manufactured disc will produce a different effect with different colours of ink, as some are more opaque than others. For instance, metallic or fluoro colours are more transparent and the silver of the disc will be more obvious with these than with a solid white or black.
We recommend that a white base be used for full colour picture print, as this will give a brighter finish to the picture when printed onto the disc.
While all care is taken to match colours to the supplied digital Sherpa proofs, it is very difficult to exactly colour match discs to paperparts. This is largely due to the different printing processes used and also the difference of the surface of a disc compared to that of paper. The white base printed onto the disc prior to the full colour image is usually not as white as the paper stock used for the booklet and by virtue of the different printing processes, the finished images will look different.
We strongly recommend that you do not use the same image on the disc surface as you have on your paperparts, unless you are prepared to accept some variation to the finish.
If you have a special requirement, then please ask us before finalising your artwork.