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Glossary of terms used in offset lithographic printing.

British Standards Institution.

Glossary of terms used in offset lithographic printing.

by British Standards Institution.

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Published by British Standards Institution in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesBS 4277 : 1968
The Physical Object
Pagination45p.,21cm
Number of Pages45
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22787685M
ISBN 100580000516
OCLC/WorldCa6628729

Printmaking Glossary - a dictionary of technical terms used in printmaking. RYEPRESS. Part of the press on which the plate or block rests during printing. In a lithographic press, the bed is a mobile element which transports the stone to a position beneath the scraper. The Art of Etching by E S Lumsden is the book I used when first. Hopefully this glossary will help clarify some terms. the Aquatone process involves offset lithographic printing a halftone collotype image developed on an aluminum copper plate coated with bichromated gelatin. The finished print offers an almost continuous tone. The process was used for book illustrations. HCL

Glossary of Terms Used in the Packaging Industry; Shipping Supplies. Offset/Lithographic Printing – This printing medium is the transfer of ink from a sensitised plate, offset to a rubber blanket then transferred to the substrate. The equipment is a multi-station (up to eight) printing machine to print and/or coat up to six colours on to. On offset presses a fabric-reinforced sheet of rubber to transfer the impression from the plate onto the paper. Bleed Extra ink area that crosses trim line, used to allow for variations that occur when the reproduction is trimmed or die-cut.

The printing plate that is used as a guide for the other plates in the color printing process; it usually has the most detail. Keying The use of symbols, usually letters, to code copy that will appear on a dummy. A proof made on special paper producing a blue on white print when exposed to a negative overlay. The paper used has been treated with iron. See also: brownprint; silverprint; Van dyke A blue colored print created from an offset printing plate and used in the production process


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Glossary of terms used in offset lithographic printing by British Standards Institution. Download PDF EPUB FB2

The term used to indicate work printed on one of a large sheet of paper. A photographic print created on bromide paper. Carton of paper from which some of the sheets have been sold.

Also called less carton. The effect produced by dusting wet ink after printing and using a metallic powder. To overlap two or more screen tints to create a new. Alternate term often used for Setoff.

Offset paper. Alternate term often used for Uncoated book paper. Offset powder. Fine powder sprayed on freshly printed sheets to prevent transfer of wet ink as they accumulate in the delivery stack. Offset printing. Method of lithographic printing that transfers ink from a plate to a blanket, then from the.

Offset – a method in which the plate or cylinder transfers an ink image to an offset or transfer roller, which then transfers the image to stock. Offset paper – uncoated book paper Offset printing – method of lithographic printing that transfers ink from a plate to a blanket, then from the blanket to Size: 78KB.

Glossary Of Terms; Glossary Of Terms. Space between pages in the printing frame of a book, or inside margin towards the back or binding edge. The blank space or margin between the type page and the binding of a book. A paper that is coated with a special water-resistant material which is able to withstand the lithographic process.

Types of paper usually used for printing books. Book paper text weight and is divided into uncoated or offset paper, and coated paper, which includes matte or gloss coating.

Inconsistent positioning of the printed image on the sheets of paper as they travel through a printing press. A board paper of various thicknesses having a smooth finish. The first half of the glossary contains terms A-Z and is followed by two book anatomy illustrations, descriptions of the various book sizes, a guide to condition ratings, and the most common abbreviations used in the world of books.

There are photo examples of the terms but please keep in mind that book characteristics and conditions vary. Glossary of Print Terms Image Area – On a lithographic printing plate, Offset Printing – Usually refers to offset lithography. The image prints by transferring ink from a flat plate or cylinder to a rubber blanket that deposits the ink onto the substrate instead of directly from plate to paper.

The result—an electronically generated halftone on film stock—could be used to expose photo offset lithographic plates. Imagesetters are now disappearing, since today most printing plates are exposed directly from digital files. impression: the printer’s term for a single act of printing.

Thus a print in more than one color, and so made. The cylinder on an offset lithographic printing press on which the blanket is carried and by means of which the printing image is taken from the plate and transferred to the paper.

Bleed A printed color or image that extends beyond the trim edge of a page. Blanket – A rubber sheet, used on offset lithographic presses, that takes the ink from a printing plate and transfers it to the paper Bleed – Bleed describes a document which has images or elements that touch the edge of the page, extending beyond the trim edge and leaving no white margin.

When a document has bleed, it must be printed on a. Lithographic printing: A process in which the printing and non-printing surfaces are on the same plane and the substrate makes contact with the whole surface. The printing part of the surface is treated to receive and transmit ink to the paper, usually via a blanket, the non-printing surface is treating to attract water and thus rejects ink.

Offset: A commercial form of lithographic printing which transfers ink from a plate onto a rubber surface and then to the paper. Offset Paper: A type of paper suited to offset lithography.

Usually refers to a lower grade of off-set lithography paper, as opposed to more expensive coated stock. Offset paper: Term for uncoated book paper. Offset Printing (Offset Lithography): Commercial printing method, in which ink is offset from the printing plate to a rubber roller then to substrate.

OK Sheet: Final approved color inking sheet before production begins. Oleophilic: Oil receptive. Literally - loving oil. As printing professionals, printing terminology is like a second language to us.

We’re always happy to explain the various definitions and meanings but we thought it’d be useful to provide a glossary of printing terms and phrases. You can access this glossary anytime and soon enough you’ll be a.

This term refers to a color test strip, which is printed on the waste portion of a press sheet. It is a standardized (GATF-Graphic Arts Technical Foundation) process which allows a pressman to determine the quality of the printed material relative to ink density, registration, and dot gain.

The term offset (or “set off”) can also refer to the smudges created when ink from one printed sheet transfers to another. Offset spray is used to prevent this. see also impression cylinder, lithography, planographic, plate, printing processes. Offset Papers book and text weight papers that are made to withstand the rigors of offset.

Offset paper: Term for uncoated book paper. Offset Printing (Offset Lithography): Commercial printing method, in which ink is offset from the printing plate to a. rubber roller then to substrate.

OK Sheet: Final approved color inking sheet before production begins. Oleophilic: Oil receptive. Literally – loving oil. Also called block printing.

Limp Cover: A flexible book cover, as distinct from a cased-in board cover. Line Copy: Copy suitable for reproduction without using a halftone screen.

Lithographic printing: Method of printing using plates whose image areas attract ink and whose non-image areas repel ink. In "web-fed" printing (printing on rolls of paper as opposed to single sheets), an angle bar is a metal bar that is used to turn paper between two components of the press.

Aniline Oil-based solvent (quick drying) used in the preparation process of dyes and inks. Here is our glossary of terms that you might find useful. Thank you for your interest in Earth Enterprise and what we do. Absolute Page Number | A pages actual position in a document; to go to or print a page using its position, use a plus (+) sign before the numeral.

Acid Free Paper | Paper made from pulp which contains little or no acid. this property causes the paper to resist deterioration. A/W: Abbreviation for artwork. Backing up: Process of printing on the second side of a printed sheet. Bitmap: A grid of pixels or printed dots generated by a computer to represent type and images.

Blanket: Thick rubber sheet that transfers ink from plate to paper on the press. Bleed: The printed image extends beyond the trim edge of a sheet or page.A bleed may occur at the head, front.Paper Glossary. Absorption: The property that causes paper to take up liquids or vapors in contact with it.

Acid free paper: Paper manufactured to a neutral pH reading (7). Used for fine art prints, limited edition printing, scrapbooking and other applications. Anti-offset spray: In printing, a material (usually dry starch particles) sprayed on to the wet ink film surface to prevent set-off.In "web-fed" printing (printing on rolls of paper as opposed to single sheets), an angle bar is a metal bar that is used to turn paper between two components of the press.

Antique Finish Paper with a rough, sized surface used for book and cover stock.