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Delivery Instructions

Instructions for delivering to Severn

Planning a Print Project

Choosing your paper There is a bewildering selection of papers, but the key variations come down to the finishes. When paper is produced in a mill, it can be left plain or it can be coated with a fine porcelain mix that is then polished. The three main finishes are:…

Folding Options

A list of common printing folds

Glossary of Printing Terms

Glossary of Technical terms

Paper and Envelope Sizes

ISO sizes – trimmed stock ‘A’ Range of paper sizes The ‘A’ range is the main finished trimmed size of paper used in printing. The series begins with A0 whose area is exactly 1 square metre, and then the ratio of the sides of smaller A sizes are always 1:square…