Bleed

Bleed is a printing term that is used to describe a document which has images or elements that touch the edge of the page, extending beyond the trim edge and leaving no white margin. When a document has bleed, it must be printed on a larger sheet of paper and then trimmed down.

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Business Cards

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Foil Blocked, Matt Laminated Business Cards

Take your business to another level…

…with FOIL BLOCKED Matt Laminated business cards, these are our standard great quality Matt Laminated cards with the addition of a metallic foil – giving your business the edge!

Printed on a luxury 400GSM Silk Board,

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Paper Sizes

The ISO system is based on three series:-

A paper sizes

For general printing and stationery.
A4 is usually used for business stationery, brochures, booklets etc.
A5 is commonly used for smaller items such as leaflets/flyers etc.
A6 is the international postcard size.

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How to find us

By Car.
From the M1: Leave M1 at Junction 36, and follow the brown ‘Elsecar Heritage’ signs.
From the Cortonwood Bypass: Leave the the bypass at Billy’s Hill Farm Shop and follow the brown ‘Elsecar Heritage’ signs.

By Public Transport.

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Artwork Guides

All files for printing should be print ready, if they are not you may incur an extra artwork charge.

Paper Sizes

Paper is normally specified as an ‘A’ or ‘B’ size, envelopes as a ‘C’ size.
Your standard A4 page is 210mm wide by 297mm tall.

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Send us your files

We use the Hightail file transfer service to securely transfer large files.

You can safely send us your files using this service.

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Other Printing & Design Services

Hot Metal Press also provides a range of other services such as Trade Work, Binding, Collating, Folding and Finish. We can produce different styles of Binding such as Comb, Wiro and Saddle Stitched Booklets as well as more expensive styles like Perfect Binding! One off jobs are also no problem for our well trained staff.

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Beer Mat Printing

If you are looking for a new way to promote your product or business Printed Beer Mats are a great way of getting attention. Beer mats were first made in 1880 and were introduced by a German printing firm called Friedrich Horn. Since then public houses have been known to spread these across their tables not just as a form of surface protection but as a great form of advertising for alcohol,

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Graphic Design Services

At Hot Metal Press we are very experienced with creating designs for our clients, from magazines to entrance tickets and business cards to posters we can create the perfect piece for your needs. Within Hot Metal Press we have an in house designer with over 25 years of design &

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