flat-bed press


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flat-bed press

n
1. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) a printing machine on which the type forme is carried on a flat bed under a revolving paper-bearing cylinder. Also called: cylinder press

cyl′inder press`


n.
a printing press in which a flat bed holding the printing form moves against a rotating cylinder that carries the paper.
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McDonnell had sold 13 pieces of equipment, including a specialized hydraulic flat-bed press for aircraft parts, to China National Aero-Technology & Export Corp.
Rotoprint is ready to use for flat-bed presses with line speeds of 25-60m/mn.
In 1966, Communications News, still set by Linotype and printed sheet-fed letterpress, moved to The Johnson Printing Company in Pontiac, Illinois to take advantage of their high-speed (up to 8,000 sheets an hour!) Miller flat-bed presses. During the 14 years at The Johnson Press, Communications News gradually changed over from "hot metal" to "cold type" and from "letterpress" printing to "offset" printing .