Carbonless forms are used to create a copy of a receipt, invoice, bank teller form, delivery slip, service agreement, patient results form, purchase order, IOU slip, etc.

Carbonless forms are also known as NCR forms (No Carbon Required) and are available in 2-part, 3-part, 4-part or 5-part paper. Standard colors are white, canary, pink, goldenrod and green.

The most common sizes for carbonless forms are: 5-1/2 x 8-1/2, 8-1/2 x 11 and 8-1/2 x 14. The largest size is 11 x 17 and the smallest is 4-1/4 x 5-1/2.

Typically all copies of a carbonless form have the same image printed on them.  If you want each copy to have different text, make sure to let us know ahead of time. We can also print the back of each carbonless sheet; often disclaimers and contractual notes will be on the backside.

Most carbonless forms are printed in black ink, however we can print in PMS ink as well as full color.

Once your carbonless forms are printed, they are then padded and glued. Each set is then separated and boxed for delivery to you.

Customizing Carbonless Forms:

There are many ways to customize your carbonless form to fit your business’s needs.

1. Crash number / sequential number: Each set gets numbered in red ink, in sequence.

2. Wrap Around Books: We’ll pad 25 or 50 sets of NCR forms together, and create a wrap around cover. Similar to a receipt book, the wrap around cover serves as a barrier between the NCR sheet you are writing on and the rest of the pad.

3. Perforation: Ideal for a Wrap Around Book set-up, here we can print 2-8 forms to a sheet and perforate between each form for easy separating similar to a business check ledger.

4. Shrink Wrapping in sets of 25, 50, 100, or any other increment you need.

No matter what your needs, please call or stop by to discuss your next NCR project or other print marketing requirements.

Located in Chatsworth, we serve all of the San Fernando Valley, most of Los Angeles and Ventura Counties, including Burbank, Hollywood, Santa Clarita and more. 818-709-1220 or email

Published On: February 11th, 2014 / Categories: General, Printing / Tags: , , , /