How should you prepare your file for Plastic Card job?


When planning plastic cards, it is very important to remember that the frosted and clear plastic cards are transparent.

Since there is no white ink in CMYK, it is essential to remember that the frosted and clear plastic cards are transparent. You will see that the white territory on clear and the frosted cards has no ink and will show the transparent material, it's imprinted on. For this situation, the clear and frosted cards white zone appear with no ink on the printed area. Likewise, remember that all colors that are imprinted on clear or frosted cards will be transparent too.

Imprinting on Clear and Frosted Plastic Cards will turn out marginally lighter than normal contrasted with different stocks. This is because of the plastic itself and isn't a production issue.

When setting up a rich black color , if it's not too much trouble when you use C 75 M 68 Y 65 K 90 values. Try not to utilize each of them 100 since it will cause issues and won't print any darker on plastic.