Zund File Preparation Guideline

Preparing Artwork > General Questions

To prepare a file for ZUND use the pdf (ZUND_LAYOUT_FILE) attached below as this will have all the correct swatches and layers it requires.
 
    
                              Swatches                                                                         Layers
 
1. Place your artwork in the Artwork Layer of the blank template (ZUND_LAYOUT_FILE)

    If you need a specific Operation (Drill, Thru-cut, Kiss-cut,Crease etc.) to be done on Our digital Cutter (Zund),
    place the dieline in the corresponding layer along with the corresponding Swatch color for the desired operation.
    If you Do Not know how to draw or create a Dieline? Please see our how to guide. Click Here.
 
 
Example 1: Kiss-cut 
 
 
a. If you need your product with a kiss cut.
      i.  Place you art in the Artwork Layer
     ii.  Place your dieline in the Kiss-cut Layer
    iii.  Assign the Kiss-cut swatch color to your stroke or line of your dieline
 
b.  This operation is mainly done for stickers or decals. Please see our paper swatch decks for 
     references. Don’t have one order one here at www.printpapa.com.
 
 
Example 2: Hole Drill
 
 
a. If you need a Hole Drill in your product
     i.  Place your art in the Artwork Layer
    ii.  Place your dieline in the Drill Layer
   iii.  Assign the Drill swatch color to your stroke or line of your dieline
 
b.  This operation is mainly done for hard materials I.E. 6MM sintra, Dibond, Gator Board. Please refer to our board 
     swatch deck. Don’t have one order one here at www.printpapa.com.
 
 
Example 3: Thru-cut
 
 
a. If you need a Thru-Cut on your product
     i. Place you art in the Artwork Layer
    ii. Place your dieline in the Thru-cut layer
   iii. Assign the Thru-Cut swatch color to your stroke or line of your dieline
 
b. This operation is mainly done for most materials, EXCEPT Thick materials like 6MM Sintra PVC, 
    Diabond, Gator Board. Please see our paper swatch decks for references, Don’t have one order one here at 
    www.printpapa.com.
 
 
NOTE:  PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING POINTS CAREFULLY BEFORE YOU PROCEED.
 
1.  Please have your dieline to be as smooth as possible depending on the material or thickness of 
    the board being used the outcome might defer with complex intricate cuts. 
 
 
 
 
2. For our Digital Cuter If your product require multiple operations please make sure that all of the 
   dieline marks are assigned to the correct Layer with the corresponding color swatch for the 
   operations.
 
 
 
3. If you are are not sure if your dieline or artwork file is set up correctly please choose the option 
    of we check and fix your file when placing the order on our instant calculator.
 
 
 
For Rigid Signs Only: Layer names for drawing the die-line is based on the substrate. 
Follow the table below.
 
 Substrate  Layer Name  Swatch color name 
 3mm PVC  Thru-cut  Thru-cut
 6mm PVC  Route  Route
 3mm Dibond      Route  Route
 3/16” Gator Board      Route  Route
 3/16” Foam Core  Thru-cut  Thru-cut
 4mm Corrugated Plastic  Thru-cut  Thru-cut
 10mm Corrugated Plastic  Thru-cut  Thru-cut
 1/2” Falcon Board  Thru-cut  Thru-cut
 
Download this guideline as PDF format.