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offset printing

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The process of printing by indirect image transfer, especially by using a metal or paper plate to ink a smooth rubber cylinder that transfers the ink to the paper.
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Noun1.offset printing - a plate makes an inked impression on a rubber-blanketed cylinder, which in turn transfers it to the paperoffset printing - a plate makes an inked impression on a rubber-blanketed cylinder, which in turn transfers it to the paper
printing process, printing - reproduction by applying ink to paper as for publication
photo-offset, photo-offset printing - a method of offset printing using photomechanical plates
letterset printing - image is transferred from a relief type plate to a roller
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Used in combination with offset inks and offset printing plates, Aniflo is designed to overcome obstacles seen in traditional offset production.
The aim of this paper is to examine physical and chemical properties of two fountain solutions made with different concentrates applied on Computer to Plate (CtP) offset printing plates with variations in developing time.
In this paper, the wetting characteristics of printing and non-printing areas of the offset printing plates were defined by measuring the spreading contact angle of standardized liquids changing the drop volume.
Stena Miljo's graphic division supplies offset printing plates and blanket systems to commercial printers, packagers and converters throughout Scandinavia.
Presstek pioneered the chemistry-free imaging of offset printing plates, making many of the chemicals normally associated with the offset printing process unnecessary and enabling a substantial reduction in energy consumption.
The increase is due to consistently rising energy and raw material costs over the course of several years, and affects digital and conventional offset printing plates, proofing media, film and chemistry.
TheVi-SOP uses conventional offset printing plates, and its servo- driven impression cylinders are separately driven from the plate and blanket cylinders.
Modification of the aluminium for making offset printing plates.
have signed the agreement concerning the takeover of DuPont's graphic films and offset printing plates business units.
25 December / March / June / September), any change in the price of its offset printing plates (both PS and digital).