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Services

Services and pricing guide (.pdf). 

Faculty members: PrintFX-specific orientations may be requested by completing a PrintFX orientation scheduling form (.pdf) and will conducted by PrintFX staff. 

Guide and form are pdfs and require Adobe  Acrobat or Reader

Budget-quality presentation laser printing using plain or card stock paper. 

Accepted File Types

For double-sided prints, multipage pdfs only. Please convert Indesign files to pdfs. For help, use our helpful video guides, Indesign-Packaging Files/Exporting pdfs Quick Guide and Adobe Acrobat-Combining Multiple Files into One pdf Quick Guide

Front and back alignment is not guaranteed and will vary greatly. Double-sided printing is not recommended for files that need to be cropped / trimmed to a precise size or lined up exactly front to back.

Need more help? View our video Double-Sided Printing Quick Guide and this quick video guide for printing a booklet from your home computer computer.

Costs

Single-sided printing

  • 8.5" x 11" matte or glossy plain: $1/sheet
  • transparency: $3/sheet
  • 12" x 18" matte or glossy plain: $2/sheet
  • 8.5" x 11" matte or glossy card stock: $2/sheet
  • 12" x 18" matte or glossy card stock: $3/sheet

Double-sided printing

  • 8.5" x 11" matte or glossy plain: $2/sheet
  • 12" x 18" matte or glossy plain: $4/sheet
  • 8.5" x 11" matte or glossy card stock: $3/sheet
  • 12" x 18" matte or glossy card stock: $5/sheet

Premium portfolio quality inkjet printing using premium quality Epson brand  paper.

Sheets: Matte, luster, glossy. Watercolor (13x19 only)

Posters: Matte, luster, glossy, Posterboard (matte)

Tip: It's sometimes cheaper to combine multiple images into one file and print on an inkjet roll. View our video Photoshop Poster Roll File Setup for Beginners Quick Guide to find out how.

Costs

  • 8.5" x 11" sheet: $5.00
  • 13" x 19" sheet: $7.00
  • 17" x 22" sheet: $10.00
  • 24" roll: $0.70 / linear inch
  • 44" roll: $1.25 / linear inch
  • 60" roll: $1.75 / linear inch (glossy & luster only)
  • 64" roll: $1.75 / linear inch (matte only)
  • Posterboard (matte)  24x30: $30 / board
  • Posterboard (matte) 30x40: $40 / board

Linear means only the length of your file is calculated for payment.   

Costs

Inkjet Color or Black and White: Budget quality bond or vellum roll paper printed on an inkjet printer.

36" wide rolls: $0.75 per linear inch

Laser Black and White: Budget quality bond or vellum printed on a b&w toner printer.

36" wide rolls: $0.35 per linear inch

Linear means only the length of your file is calculated for payment.    

 

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Digital fabric printing services' fabrics include chiffon, charmeuse, crepe georgette, belgian linen, cotton broadcloth, nylon lycra and artist canvas. We don't accept customer's fabrics for printing.

  • 40" chiffon
  • 40" silk charmeuse
  • 42" crepe georgette
  • 44” Belgian linen
  • 44" cotton broadcloth
  • 44" nylon lycra
  • 44" artist canvas fabric

Costs

Non-washable/non-dry cleanable inkjet fabric printing: $2.00 per linear inch.

Linear means the length of your file is calculated for payment.  

Printed on silk charmeuse fabric for Photography student Ellen Marszalkowski for the Art & Design Gallery show "Conversations: Artwork In Dialogue". March 17 through April 7, 2020

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Costs

  • 24" Self-adhesive clear or white vinyl: $1.50/linear inch
  • 44” Epson canvas: $2.00/linear inch
  • 44” Epson back-lit: $2.00/linear inch (Limited quantities. Please inquire.)
  • 42” PhotoTex adhesive: $2.00/linear inch
  • 44" Epson fine art: $2.00/linear inch

Linear means only the length of your file is calculated for payment.

Economical color or black and white toner copier. Budget quality laser copies plain or card stock paper. 8.5" x 11" transparency available.

Costs

  • 8.5" x 11" sheet: $1.00 (matte or glossy plain) / 2.00 (matte or glossy card stock) / $2.00 (transparency)
  • 12" x 18" sheet: $2.00 (matte or glossy plain) / $3.00 (matte or glossy card stock)

Laser black & white / halftone draft quality copies using bond or vellum roll paper. 

Costs

36" rolls: $0.20 per linear inch

Linear means only the length of your file is calculated for payment.

Spiral Wirebind

Spiral wirebind is available for files printed at PrintFX only. We don't accept hard copies until further notice. Submit both laser print and bookbinding order forms simultaneously. 

Choice of black, white, or silver metal wirebind. Supply your own cover approval or choose our optional 8.5" x 11" clear or black cover. Maximum binding length is 11" and maximum book thickness is 1".

Note: Self-provided covers are subject to approval and might be rejected at time of drop off.

Costs

  • $3.00 per bound book
  • $1.25 per PrintFX black or clear 8.5" x 11" cover (optional)

Hardcover

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Premium Photo Books

  • Portfolio-quality inkjet prints on Epson matte photo paper (no border)
  • Lay-flat book that  opens flat to 180 degrees with no seam
  • Soft-touch laminated hard covers

Costs

  • 6” x 9” landscape book: $45
  • 10” x 10” square book: $75

Flat pricing includes 15 lay-flat spreads (30 pages) and optional black or white end sheets. 

File Setup Guidelines

The artwork and layout of the covers, spine, and all inside pages are completely customizable, but all artwork must be set up using the appropriate design templates. View our video Hardcover Bookbinding File Setup Quick Guide for setup help. 

Premium photo books (10" x 10" square or 6" x 9" landscape) require:

  • cover template PSD -- creates layout for front cover, back cover, and 3/4" spine
  • inside template PSD -- creates layout for 30 pages or 15 lay-flat spreads

Standard Hardcover Books

  • Presentation quality double-sided laser prints on glossy or matte paper (with white uneven ?” borders) or trimmed to full bleed
  • Soft-touch laminated hard covers
  • Available in 8.5” x 11” portrait or landscape
  • white end sheets

Costs

  • $15 binding fee, plus $1 per page:
    20 pages minimum at $45
    60 pages maximum at $75 

File Setup Guidelines

The artwork and layout of the covers, spine, and all inside pages are completely customizable, but all artwork must be set up using the appropriate design templates. View our video Hardcover Bookbinding File Setup Quick Guide for setup help. 

Standard Books (8.5" x 11" landscape or portrait) require:

  • cover template PSD -- creates layout for front cover, back cover, and 3/8" spine
  • multi-page PDF -- minimum 20 pages / maximum 60 pages.

FIT Alumna Lexie Coulum, Photography. "Lexie Lou Photo" cover template and 10x10 inside template.

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Create your own 1" and 2.25" custom button pins by using your own printed designs. Ideal for promotional items, custom photo/design and more! Use our video Custom Button Pin File Setup Quick Guide to learn how.

Place your own text / image artwork using our photoshop templates available for download.

Printing on our laser matte paper is included.

Costs

  • 1" buttons
    5 buttons: $3.50
    10 buttons: $5.50
    25 buttons: $12.00
    50 buttons: $23.50
    100 buttons: $44.00
  • 2.25" buttons
    5 buttons: $5.00
    10 buttons: $8.50
    25 buttons: $21.00
    50 buttons: $39.00
    100 buttons: $73.00  

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Riso printing highlights: Vibrant colors; stencil art style; fine art paper selections; ideal for stencil posters, graphic prints, zines, comics, and more!

The Risograph is a digital printer that uses soy oil or a rice bran liquid based emulsion ink to produce an effect similar to screen printing. Ideal for stencil posters, graphic prints, zines, comics and more! Prints one color at a time, producing a 'master' stencil for each color. The semi-transparent layers produce a multi-colored print on several fine art paper selections.

Costs  

  • $15 flat fee for 1-2 color printing (3 business day turnaround)
  • $20 flat fee for 3-4 color printing (4 business day turnaround)

Both include four final prints: two printing stock and two cover stock. There is an additional charge for extra prints.

File Setup Guidelines

For Riso printing & file setup questions, download the Riso File Prep Guideline (.pdf), and view both the Risography File Setup and Photoshop Color Separation video guides for more detailed information, including ink color examples & step by step file prep instructions.  Guide is a pdf and requires Adobe Acrobat or Reader

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