Spot UV Hang Tags

Build the Strongest & Biggest Impression With Spot UV Hang Tag Printing

Show your brand off with small but meaningful details. Spot UV hang tag printing elevates your pricing information. The extra shiny high gloss surface focuses your customer’s attention. Let this special printing technique highlight a logo, company name, website or other important information.

Shine Bright and Stand Out In an Instant

Spot UV hang tags add texture and shine to specific areas on your design. Create an elegant contrast between the shiny elements and the soft, muted surface.

Here’s how you can achieve extra elegance and luxury on your custom hang tags:

  • Text and images appear elevated and textured against the surface.
  • Extra thick and durable 16 pt. cardstock adds to the high-quality print on your glossy design.
  • All spot UV hang tags come with hole drilling on the top center, allowing for quick and easy attachment to your product.

Have specific questions about spot UV hang tag printing? Our print experts are ready to answer and address any of your concerns.


Spot UV Printing File Requirements

Keep in mind the following file requirements below as you create a design using our downloadable templates:

  1. The font size should be a minimum of 7 or 8 points. Avoid printing small text or fine lines in spot uv.
  2. Border and stroke must be more than 1.5 points.
  3. Images and artwork should be at least 300 DPI.
  4. All files should be in CMYK color mode.
  5. Make sure there is a 1/8" (0.125") bleed around the trim size.
  6. The safe zone should be 1/8" (0.125") inside the trim line.

How to Prepare Your Artwork for Spot UV Printing

  1. Create two layers that differentiate the areas printed in regular ink from the elements with spot UV printing.
    1. The regular CMYK layer shows which areas are printed in ink. The elements should show their actual colors and sizes on print.
    2. The spot uv printing layer only shows the elements that will appear in spot UV. The element(s) that will be printed in spot UV should have the same location as seen on the CMYK layer. Apply 100% K on the spot UV area and place the rest of the design in white.
    3. The images below show the difference between the two layers:

  2. Alignment is crucial to the file preparation process. The CMYK and spot UV printing layers should both have the same size. Common elements must be in the same position on both layers.

Spot UV Hang Tag Templates

Our layout templates will show you how to format your artwork. This ensures your hang tags print correctly. Follow the steps below to prepare your product for spot uv printing:

  1. Create two layers on your file.
  2. The first layer shows the design in regular CMYK color.
  3. The second layer shows which areas will be printed in spot uv. Color all portions for spot uv printing in 100% K. All other sections that will be printed in regular CMYK should be colored white.

View Spot UV Hang Tags Layout Templates

Need help with our layout templates?
Please refer to our guided layout instructions.

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