American Printing and Copying Colorado Springs, CO - Excellence and Integrity in printing and graphic design
  • Color Digital and Offset Printing - Letterhead | Envelopes | Brochures | Flyers | Post Cards | Books | Business Cards
  • Custom Printed Projects - Advertisements | Banners | Promotional Products | Direct Mail | Newsletters | Books | Presentation Folders | Calendars
  • Large Format Printing - Posters | Banners | Yar Signs | Window Graphics | Trade Show Displays | Retractable Banner Stands
  • Graphic Design and Printing Services that bring your documents to life
Thursday, 23 May 2019

Printing Specs

At American Printing & Copying, Inc. we use a variety of printing methods to give you the best possible product for your specific needs. Please refer to the printing method being used for the correct specs.

Offset Press

Minimum Paper Size
3.54" x 3.94"

Maximum Paper Size
13.375" x 17.75"

Maximum Image Area
13" x 17.25"

Gripper Margin

For offset printing in one to four ink colors, please prepare your files with spot color inks. We use Pantone ink colors for the best match.
For offset printing in process color, please prepare your files with process colors only.

Color Copying / Digital Printing

Minimum Paper Size
3.5625" x 5.5"

Maximum Paper Size
13" x 19"

Non-printing Area
.125" from all edges

Paper Weight
Between 17# bond and
140# index (64 - 300 g/m2)

Maximum Copy Resolution
1800 dpi x 600 dpi

Staple Capacity
Flat staple up to 100 sheets
Saddle stitch up to 50 sheets

Black & White Copying

Minimum Paper Size
7.17" x 5.5"

Maximum Paper Size
12.36" x 18.11"

Non-printing Area
2mm from all edges

Paper Weight
Between 11# bond and 80# cover

Maximum Copy Resolution
600 dpi

Staple Capacity
Flat staple up to 100 sheets
Saddle stitch up to 20 sheets

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Digital and Offset Printing

American Printing and Copying - Offset Printing

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We offer a complete line of digital and offset printed products. At American Printing & Copying, our experience and attention to detail guarantee you'll be impressed with the final product...and so will your customers!

Let us recommend the best way to produce your next printing project.  Call American Printing & Copying today and take advantage of our 30+ years of experience.

Offset printing is what many people consider "traditional" printing. It allows us to print on almost any paper substrate from labels and carbonless forms to envelopes or pre-foiled invitations. Many sheets that won't work on a laser or inkjet printer can be used on our offset press.

Digital printing has become the standard production method for short run, full color and fast turn around.  With digital, we offer the option to include variable data as well as a variety of papers and full service bindery just like offset.

For a list of products we produce, see our Products page.

For details on our digital and offset press capabilities, see the Press Specifications.