4-Color Digital Printing

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Description

Trading Cards are printed flat on 2.5" x 3.5" heavy stock in full color. They are designed to mimic professional sports trading cards for the non-professional sports market.

Options for both square and rounded corners are available.

  • Standard Sizes
  • Any Trim Size

Standard Sizes

Our standard sizes, listed below, are the most popular in the industry:

  • 2.5" x 3.5"
  • 14pt Gloss Cover
  • 14pt Uncoated Cover
  • Sample Books
  • 14pt Uncoated Cream Cover
  • 4/4 (Full Color Both Sides)
  • 4/1 (Full Color Front / B&W Back)
  • 4/0 (Full Color Front Side Only)

4/4

Full color on both sides of the sheet. This option can reproduce the range of colors you see in a typical photograph out of the standard 4 printing colors: cyan, magenta, yellow, and black. Typical examples of this are magazine covers and high-end catalogs.

  • No Coating

No Coating

Coating is unavailable on Digital Printing

  • Explanation of Turnaround Time
  • 1-2 Day
  • 2-3 Days

Explanation of Turnaround Time

See a quick chart showing turnaround times

Production timeline beings upon approval of the proof. All times are based on standard business days Monday through Friday excluding federal holidays. For orders shipping to the West Coast, please use the Pacific time zone. For orders shipping to the Midwest and East Coast, please use the Eastern time zone. Please see the below map.

Please note the production timeline does not include shipping or mailing time. During the order process you will have the option to select from available production timelines and your preferred shipping method.

Our products are the same great quality for every turnaround time we offer.

  • Rounded Corners
  • Shrinkwrap and Rubber Bands

Rounded Corners

Rounded corners use extra finishing to convert regular square corners into rounded corners. Rounded corners represent 1/4 of a circle. We offer them in 4 sizes. Sizes are described by the radius of the full circle.

  • 1/8" on all 4 corners
  • 1/4" on all 4 corners
  • If you prefer rounded corners on only 1, 2, or 3 corners, please submit a custom estimate.

    • Quantity
    • When to choose Offset
    • When to choose Digital
    • Custom Orders

    Quantity

    Quantity availability is dependent on the order specifications you choose. To see available quantities, complete all order specifications in the pricing calculator and click on the "Quantity" dropdown menu.

    Due to our production process, we print in specific increments. If you would like an amount not listed in the pricing calculator, request a custom estimate for the quantity needed.

    Generally, we print more than the quantity ordered. Due to this being a manufacturing process, the total finished quantity may vary. These quantities can vary +/- 5%, with the norm typically being more than less. Standard industry procedure considers this range "shipment in full."

    When to choose Offset

    4-Color Offset printing is ideal for lower prices on large quantity orders or any time you would like coating on your products.

    Almost always, people choose this option when ordering large quantities.

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    • File Preparation
    • File Orientation
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    • Proofs and File Check

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    PDF stands for Portable Document Format. This template can be imported into: InDesign, Quark Express, Illustrator, Corel Draw, and many other content creation programs.

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    EPS stands for Encapsulated PostScript. This template is recommended for advanced Illustrator users only.

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