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As monitors are calibrated differently, the ONLY method of checking colour is a physical sample. This is a MUST if you want to check the colour before print. We send you the Pantone swatches colour(s) of your choice for $5ea. Add additional $7 for EXPRESS postage. Payment via Credit card only.
Be sure to ask for "Pantone SOLID UNcoated" and quote the number you require.
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This chart is a reference guide only. Pantone colours can vary when viewed on screen due to monitor limitations, calibration and quality.
DO NOT PRINT THIS GUIDE: Hardcopies of PANTONE Colour Charts and reproductions thereof, MAY NOT BE SOLD in any form and Pantone, Inc. is not responsible for any modifications made to such Charts which have not been approved by Pantone, Inc. Pantone, Inc. 2004. The PANTONE - identified colours displayed on this print have not been evaluated nor are they approved by Pantone, Inc. to be in compliance with Pantone, Inc.’s colour values or standards. Consult current PANTONE Colour Publications for accurate colour. All rights reserved. PANTONE and other Pantone, Inc. trademarks are the property of Pantone, Inc
Print PROmotion and spot colour printing:
/// SOLID UNcoated only ////
Our uncoated textured cards and flyers range from 300 (flyers)-400gsm (business cards). As we offer a range of textures and coloured stock, Pantone (not CMYK process) printing is used to ensure quality results. Please keep in mind: Pantone colours will not vary print to print on white stock, however colours will dramatically vary on coloured stock. For this reason we recommend only printing 871 U Gold & 877U Silver (metallic inks) on coloured stock.
The following describes the difference between "CMYK process" & "spot Pantone® printing".
short for Cyan-Magenta-Yellow-Black, is a colour model in which all colours are described as a mixture of these four process colours.
This allows around 10,000,000 colour shades to choose from. CMYK is the standard colour model used in offset printing for full-colour documents.
- Full colour printing
- Generally cheaper to print (than 2 spot colours)
- Lack of colour vibrancy ... some colours can be dull compared to what
Pantone can offer.
- Cannot guarantee consistency of colours, so colour may vary from print to print, printer to printer.
is a standardized colour matching system, utilizing the Pantone numbering system for identifying colours. The Pantone Solid palette consists of
1,114 colours to choose from, identified by three or four digit numbers, followed by a C, U, Or M suffix.. (C= Coated Paper), (U= Uncoated Paper) (M=Matte Paper).
- Colour consistency - the colour you choose, is the colour you get regardless of print run or printer.
- Vibrant colour & metallic ink options.
- Less colour range
- More expensive per colour