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Sometimes when you print postcards on uncoated card stock, they can feel a little wimpy. Well, that is not the case when you print your postcards on this very sturdy 22pt thick Cougar brand card stock at Clubcard Vancouver. We will print your postcards in several standard or even custom sizes including 4" x 6", 5" x 7" all the way up to 8.5" x 5.5".

This card stock is 22pt thick which translates to a hefty 160lb DTC, double thick cover weight with a bright smooth white surface. We will print your postcards on the Indigo printing press to give you beautifully printed postcards with visually stunning images and consistent colour every time you print. 

When your postcards are meant to impress, choose Clubcard and tell us to start the press!

Heavy Coverage? Think Twice

Heavy ink coverage can be problematic. When the cards rub together, the ink can rub off. Heavy coverage makes this more apparent. This can also be an issue for corner rounding, so we generally advise clients with heavy coverage not to round corners.

Small Fonts Aren't Good

The minimum recommended text size is 6pt. With any small text, if grey use a black ink only version; if black, use 100% K.

Thin Lines Aren't Good

Anything thinner than a hairline stroke (0.25") - even at 100% K may look choppy when printed due to Indigo print resolution.

Indigo Resolution Is Different Than Offset

There is a screen to the Indigo print which customers should be aware of if they're comparing to traditional offset printing.

Minimum Line Thickness Of 0.5pt

Try to keep all line weights for graphics over 0.5pt. Anything under that can break up in the texture of the stipple.

For Small Elements, Simple Colour Builds Are Better

When working with small elements like lines or text, a simpler colour build is best to avoid misregistration. For example, 0/0/0/90 is a much better build than 20/20/20/40.

Technical Specifications + Templates

Bleeds: all files must have a 1/8" bleed on each side
Live Area: keep all critical text and artwork 1/8" inside the trim
Colours: supply your files in CMYK colour (Pantone/RGB colours will be converted or rejected)
Resolution: 300 dpi minimum (400 dpi preferred)
Fonts: fonts must converted to curves/outlines (we do not accept fonts).
Transparencies: flatten all transparencies
Types Of Files We Accept: MAC & PC files from Photoshop (PSD), Illustrator (EPS or AI), CorelDraw (CDR or EPS), Adobe Acrobat PDF, TIFF or JPEG.


Trim SizeFile SizeTemplate
Postcard4.25" x 5.5"4.5" x 5.75"UNAVAILABLE
Postcard6" x 4"6.25" x 4.25"DOWNLOAD
Postcard6" x 4.25"6.25" x 4.5"DOWNLOAD
Square Card5" x 5"5.25" x 5.25"DOWNLOAD
Square Card6" x 6"6.25" x 6.25"UNAVAILABLE
Postcard7" x 3.5"7.25" x 3.75"DOWNLOAD
Fat Postcard7" x 5"7.25" x 5.25"DOWNLOAD
Postcard8.5" x 3.5"8.75" x 3.75"DOWNLOAD
Postcard8.5" x 4"8.75" x 4.25"UNAVAILABLE
Product Card5.5" x 8.5"5.75" x 8.75"DOWNLOAD

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Print Specifications

Digital-offset printing using Indigo liquid ink technology
22pt Domtar Cougar Double Thick Cover, 10% post-consumer waste, (160lb)
Full Colour Both Sides (4/4) or Full Colour One Side (4/0), using HP ElectroInk

Uncoated Postcards 22pt

$239.00

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