Here you can find the most common ID card sizes and download our free CR80 Adobe Illustrator CC layout to help you design your next amazing id card. CR80 is the standard card size like credit card and 30 mil is the standard thickness. Cards are available in various thicknesses, from 10 to 50 mil. Check your card printer specifications to see what thickness it support.
How thick is a mil in inches?
A "mil" is a unit of thickness equal to one thousandth of an inch (.001 inch). To convert mil to inches, take mil and divide by 1000.
Download Free Adobe Illustrator CC Layout
Our free layout include artboard cr80 size, center guides, corner radius guides, slot puch guides and 1/8 bleed margin in .ai Adobe Illustrator CC format.
ID card printers like (Evolis, Zebra Technologies, Magicard, HID-Fargo, Team Nisca, Entrust Datacard and others) are using CMYK ribbons to print in full color, make sure the images you will print are in high resolution with CMYK color setting so that the color don't shift. 300 dpi is also highly recommended so your images and text come out sharp and clean. And at last, save your image in a format with no compression like TIFF or PNG.
For maximum printing quality, always use a vector ID card software like IDpack in the Cloud. By using the SVG technology, IDC will provide the best resolution every time using vectorial graphics. Whether you print in 300 or 600 DPI, the quality will always be perfect.
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