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  • Types of Gravure Folders 11-02-2013
    The U.S. population of gravure presses has undergone substantial expansion and rebuilding in recent years. Nonetheless, there are still many different folder co…Read More
  • Essential folding Terminology 11-01-2013
    Signatures. A complete sheet containing all the artwork for a cylinder is called a signature. By examining or taking apart a magazine or book, it is often possi…Read More
  • Other Gravure Presses 10-31-2013
    Sheetfed Gravure Although almost all gravure production is on web presses, sheetfed gravure presses still exist. Sheetfed gravure is used for proofing; for pri…Read More
  • Packaging Gravure Presses 10-30-2013
    Gravure packaging and product presses are divided into two distinct groups for light weight versus heavy weight substrates. Typical products for light weight su…Read More
  • Gravure Publication Presses 10-29-2013
    Publication presses are designed for high speed printing high quality color publications. Typical products include magazine, Sunday newspaper magazines, catalog…Read More
  • Typical Press Configurations 10-28-2013
    Every gravure press is a custom-buit machine, designed and engineered for a specific range of products. A packaging press producing 26-inch-wide labels is ident…Read More
  • Generic gravure printing unit 10-26-2013
    All web-fed gravure presses start from an unwinder, which serves the purpose of unwinding a roll of substrate, deeping, keeping adequate tension on the web.The…Read More
  • Densitometric Color and Image Analysis 10-25-2013
    Solid ink film measurement. To maintain image quality during the pressrun, the operator is concerned with the ink film thickness being printed on the paper. Whe…Read More
  • Densitometry - Offset Print Quality Control 10-23-2013
    Densitometry, colorimetry, and spectrophotometry are the three methods used to measure color in the graphic arts. The densitometer measures optical density. It…Read More
  • Dampening Solution Ingredients 10-22-2013
    Dampening solutions are usually sold as concentrated solutions that are diluted with water to the proper concentration. In concentrated from, it is commonly ref…Read More
  • Basic Functions of Dampening Solution 10-21-2013
    The primary function of solution is to desensitize the nonimage areas of the printing plate to ink. A surface that is "desensitized to ink" is a surface that in…Read More
  • Ink Film Thickness 10-20-2013
    The thickness of the ink film on the rollers is a very important consideration in printing. Typical ink film thickness on a lithographic press is 0.2~0.4 mils (…Read More
  • Design Principles of Inking Systems 10-19-2013
    A few important design principles are built into the inking system. Each of these helps to optimize the efficiency of the inking system for depositing an even f…Read More
  • Inking Systems for Waterless Lithography 10-18-2013
    Waterless lithography requires a printing press that is equipped with a temperature control system, Figure 3-8. Two types of press temperature control systems a…Read More
  • The Typical Inking System 10-17-2013
    The inking system, or inker, of most large sheetfed presses in Figure 3-7 usually has at least ten rollers and consists of the following parts:

    . Ink fountain…Read More
  • Inking System Functions 10-16-2013
    The inking system of an offset press serves five important functions: (1) ink milling, (2) varying ink input across the system, (3) storing ink for consistent i…Read More
  • Small Offset Presses 10-15-2013
    Generally, any press smaller than 11 x 17in. (279 x 432mm) without bearers (hardened metal tings attached to the ends of the cylinder or to the cylinder's journ…Read More
  • Perfecting Press 10-14-2013
    Most sheetfed presses can print on side of the sheet in a single pass. For the other side to be printed, the entire paper pile must be turned over and the paper…Read More
  • Multicolor Press 10-13-2013
    A press consisting of several printing units (each with its own inking and dampening system), a feeder, a sheet transfer system, and a delivery is called a mult…Read More
  • Printing Auxiliary Equipment 10-12-2013
    Auxiliary equipment for a sheetfed press is composed of those devices that perform specialized operational functions. These devices can significantly improve pr…Read More
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