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Once peeled both die cut and kiss cut stickers are exactly the same. We use the same laser cutter and print on the same material. Both can be supplied in any shape and pretty much any size. So what are the main differences between the two?
In the print industry CMYK stands for Cyan, Magenta, Yellow and Key. Key represents Black. You might be asking yourself why is black called key?! Supposedly the word ‘key’ came from the past when screw keys were used to control the flow of ink on the old presses that were used at the time. At Sticker Gizmo we just call it black!
What is a vector file? This is a question we get asked by our customers frequently. It’s a great question to ask, for most it’s just a meaningless word. In simple terms a vector file is made up of mathematic formulas that form points on a grid.
Variable data printing is a service we offer that involves taking data and creating unique labels with it. There are 2 main groups of data that we can work with. Simple text and barcode data. Text might be as simple as product titles, batch numbers or serial numbers. The more intricate type of variable data, and one of the most common is barcodes or QR codes.
Cafés are now legally required to put ingredients labels on pre-packed food made on site. This applies for food that is produced at the same premises and on the same day as sale. Common examples would be freshly made salads or sandwiches that are put in packaging and placed on the shelves for consumers. Prior to Natasha’s Law café's could take the same approach as Pret. But this is now not enough.