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Print Specifications For Printed Tape

With printed tape, you get the chance to stick with your customer! When your customer receives their order, they will see your name again, increasing the chance that they will remember your name as well. A cylinder with a repetitive print range of 50mm x 232mm is used as a standard for the printing of your logo, company name or advertisement on the tape.
After placing your order, the next step is to submit the design/file so that Zolemba can print your tape. Does your file meet the following print criteria? See below to check if your file is print-ready. NOTE: These delivery specifications only apply to printed tapes. See here for the print specifications for printed labels.

NOTE: These delivery specifications only apply to printed tapes. See here for the print specifications for printed labels.


Make sure you use PMS colours.


Converting the letter type/ font to outlines ensures that there is nothing wrong with the font that is used. In Adobe InDesign, Illustrator or Photoshop, it’s easy to convert your text to letter contours. Open your file in InDesign or Illustrator, Select All and click on the menu bar on Type → Create Outlines. It is advised to first save your file. After converting your text, it is no longer possible to edit the text.


The major advantage of vectors is that these files remain sharp. When a vector file is made smaller or larger, the vectored design remains in high resolution.


Do not use gradient shade and percentages of colour but full colour.
Available Sizes For Printed Tape
  • 50 mm x 175 mm
  • 50 mm x 195 mm
  • 50 mm x 232 mm (Standard)
  • 50 mm x 263 mm
  • 50 mm x 293 mm
  • 50 mm x 356 mm
  • 50 mm x 395 mm
  • 50 mm x 465 mm
  • 50 mm x 495 mm (Size consultation required*)


 *NOTE: With a full cover design (negative format) there will be a cliche joint of about 1 millimetre.

  • A full cover design is a design where a background colour is applied to the entire file.
  • A cliche joint is a vertical line that will be unprinted because of a repetition of the design.
For questions and/or comments about the print specifications for printed tape, you can always contact our DTP team. Do you not have suitable software or does your file need to be modified? Then the DTP’s of Zolemba can edit your file for you! Contact us at +31 (0) 537370160 or email us at service@zolemba.co.uk.

Print Specifications for the following tapes:


Together we can improve the environment!
To help conserve the environment and minimize packaging waste, this product is only available in packs of label rolls. This also gives you a discount.