Artech Printing | Support Resources

Here is a convenient short list of informational support resources that will educate, provide guidance and answer many questions regarding digital printing, offset printing, acceptable graphic formats and more…

Artech Printing, Madison Heights MI, bleed, cut and safe areas explainedWhat are Bleeds, Why Do I Need Them?

Bleed is the industry term for any color or image that goes right to the edge of the paper. What actually happens is that the picture or other graphic extends 1/8” (.125”) or more beyond the edge of the page and that excess image or color is then cut off as a part of the bindery or finishing process…… Read More….

Artech Printing | Madison Heights MI | Acceptable Formats | Adobe PDFAcceptable Graphic and Image File Formats

Artech Printing can work with numerous image and graphic formats. Please review this list to ensure you are using the most compatible format for digital printing. Read More….

Artech Pringing | Madison Heights MI | Understanding Paper Finishes on Printed DocumentsUnderstanding Paper Finishes

The finish of a paper doesn’t have anything to do with the paper’s weight, just the surface texture. Listed here are some of the more common types of paper finishes. Read More….

Artech Printing | Madison Heights MI | Understanding Paper Weights & SizesUnderstanding Paper Weights & Sizes

Paper weights and types can be very confusing. What follows is a general guide that can help you understand the sizes and terms and to associate them with items that you are familiar with. Read More….

Artech Printing | Madison Heights MI | Paper Types Used in Printed DocumentsPaper Types Used in Printed Documents

Here is a handy reference showing a list of typical paper types used in printed documents. Read More….