American Printing and Copying Colorado Springs, CO - Excellence and Integrity in printing and graphic design
Wednesday, 12 December 2018

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
.3125"

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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