Surface printing

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printing from a surface in relief, as from type, in distinction from plate printing, in which the ink is contained in engraved lines.

See also: Surface

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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With the new Ortascreen(tm) technology you'll be able to cost-effectively reach the highest quality levels possible in surface printing.
Printing inks containing Songwon's ink binders are suitable for surface printing on substrates such as paper, polypropylene and polyethylene designed for bread, snack, and dried food packaging, for example.
Among new materials like raised surface printing and expandable resin are wallcoverings with evocative visual textures:
a thy ed in the The team at 1838 use artisan techniques such as surface printing, which creates beautiful, hand-painted effect.
One of these inks, SunSpectro SolvaGreen Aexographic and gravure solvent-based inks, feature naturally derived resins and additives and are meant for surface printing on biodegradable films.
For blown film, the dsX flex-film is built for applications such as laminating and converting; bag making; shrink, hood shrink, and collation films; multi-unit packaging; rollstock; and surface printing.
In addition to enhanced material strength, Mondi's woven polypropylene bags provide packagers with an array of printing possibilities, including eight-color reverse or surface printing via high-definition flexography, rotogravure and offset lithography.
PLANOGRAPHIC OR SURFACE PRINTING is done from an almost smooth surface treated chemically or mechanically, so that some areas will print and others will not.
Catherine's current experimental collection of knitted fabrics uses Lycra and viscose to create skeletal structures, along with devore and surface printing.
In addition, the multifunctional benefits of excellent defoaming and wetting that molecular defoamers provide in waterborne surface printing or laminating inks is illustrated by improved printability and coverage on film substrates such as oriented polypropylene (OPP) or high-slip low density polyethylene (LOPE) as shown in Figures 8 and 9.
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