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CD Disc Art

CD Disc Art Templates for CD Duplication and CD Replication.CD Color Thermal Specs

Outer Diameter . . . . . . . . . .116 mm
Silver Area . . . . . . . . . . . . . .38-116 mm
Inside Diameter . . . . . . . . . .20 mm
Mirror Band Outer Edge Dia. .48 mm
Note: Keep all fine/important/knockout text and images outside mirror band.

  • Print in white areas only (see diagram).
  • Keylines should not appear on film.
  • Center Knockout (38 mm) is NON-PRINTABLE.

    Printing on CDs

  • Spot colors screen printed at 85 lpi.
  • CMYK process (or 5 color adding a white base) printing is also available at 100 lpi.

    Note: Colors appear differently on silver than when printed over a solid white layer of ink.

    Film Specs

  • Right Reading, Positive Film, Emulsion Up, 85 lpi, Elliptical Dots
  • Registration marks are required on each piece of film at top, bottom, left, right at 1. to 1 1/2. from disc outer edge. The registration mark line width is to be 0.25 pt max and 21 mm long.
  • The film must also have four Kammen dots 2 mm in dia., 63.5 mm from the center of the disc and 90o apart starting at 45o from vertical center-line of the image.
  • Indicate the Top of each piece of film as well as specify the Color and Printing order. Specify ONLY CV inks from the Pantone Color Matching System.

    Design Guidelines

  • Separation tonal ranges should be no less than 15% and no greater than 85%.
  • Minimum line width is 0.5 pt and font size is 5 pt. BOLD.
  • For knockouts, minimum line width is 0.75 and font size is 6 pt BOLD. For process color, a high quality color proof must be included (inkjet prints not reocmmended).

Download - CD Disc Art Templates

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