Examine a package die Illustrator: Printing


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Examining a package die

Let's take a look at how a dieline becomes a die, and then that die creates a carton. So here's a fairly simple dieline. It's something called a Reverse Tuck, and that's because the top flap and the bottom flap are on opposite sides of the Carton. And the solid lines indicate the cuts. And the dash lines indicate the folds. And then there's also a window cutout. There's going to be a hole cut in the Carton, and then clear plastic will be glued to the back of that. And that'll let the consumer see the product inside the package. This is the die that's created based on that dieline.

Now, these are creasing rules, and what they'll do is press into the paperboard they don't cut it, but they press it so that it will fold neatly. And then this is the cutting edge. You can see where it's cutting that top tab, and there's the other side of that cutting edge. And here's the little cutout that's going to provide a little opening in the Carton. The glass sce...

Examining a package die
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Examining a package die provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Claudia McCue as part of the Print Production Essentials: Packaging

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Design
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Acrobat Illustrator InDesign
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