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The Spec Sheet

The first thing you should do is get a hold of the specification sheet from whoever will be printing the final job. This specification sheet will list the print parameters for the particular file you be working on.

Spec sheet from a carton printer

Figure 9-2. Spec sheet from a carton printer

A spec sheet typically looks like Figure 9-2.

Figure 9-2 is a typical spec sheet from a printer that prints on various kinds packaging material. Here’s the information we should be concerned with:

  • The printer has indicated a curve; we will investigate this later on.

  • They can print a variety of colors; this would mean that a number of special colors could be used. It is very typical to use special colors in packaging work because companies that sell goods on store shelves want to attract your attention to their boxes and bags!


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